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Andrew Gurman, MD, elected speaker of the American Medical Association House of Delegates. Joseph M. Lane, MD, recipient of the Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his innovative research on bone disease and the use of bisphosphonates in treating osteoporosis. S. Terry Canale, MD, recipient of the 2011 Methodist Healthcare Foundation Living Award-Physician Inspiration in Faith and Health. New officers of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons: Mary I. O’Connor, MD, president; Edward G. McFarland, MD, first vice-president; Miguel A. Ayerza, MD, second vice-president; Marlene DeMaio, MD, secretary; Charles L. Saltzman, MD, treasurer; Xavier A. Duralde, MD, treasurer-elect; John H. Healey, MD, FACS, immediate past president; Christopher P. Beauchamp, MD, past president; Randall E. Marcus, MD, chair, CORR Board of Trustees; Michael J. Grecula, MD, member-at-large; David G. Lewallen, MD, editor’s representative; David B. Levine, MD, historian; Richard A. Brand, MD, editor-in-chief, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. New officers of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: Peter A. Indelicato, MD, president; Christopher D. Harner, MD, president-elect; Jo A. Hannafin, MD, PhD, vice-president; James P. Bradley, MD, secretary; Annunziato Amemdola, MD, treasurer; Matthew Provencher, MD, member-at-large; Marc R. Safran, MD, Council of Delegates chair (ex officio); Patricia A. Kolowich, MD, Medical Publishing Board of Trustees member-at-large. New members of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America board of directors: Peter M. Waters, MD, president; Peter O. Newton, MD, president-elect; Jack M. Flynn, MD, vice-president; Kenneth J. Noonan, MD, secretary; Frances A. Farley, MD, treasurer; Benjamin A. Alman, MD; Laurel C. Blakemore, MD; William G. Mackenzie, MD; Donald S. Bae, MD; and Jennifer M. Weiss, MD, members-at-large; Anthony A. Stans, MD, education council chair; Randall T. Loder, MD, communications council chair; Matthew Dobbs, MD, research council chair; Brian G. Smith, healthcare delivery council chair; Matthew J. Bueche, MD, historian; and James W. Roach, MD, and John P. Dormans, MD, past presidents.

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