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Apply now for AOA–JOA Traveling Fellowship

The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) seeks orthopaedic leaders to represent it during the 2010 Japanese Orthopaedic Association Traveling Fellowship to Japan. The committee hopes to acquire as many highly qualified applicants as possible. The AOA urges you to either solicit or refer qualified candidates that you feel would be qualified to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

To be eligible, applicants must be younger than 40 years of age on December 31, 2008; have passed the Certifying Examination of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery; be an AAOS fellow; and be available to travel to Japan in the Spring of 2010. Applications must be received by July 1, 2009. Direct questions to the AOA at (847) 318-7330 or

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