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AAHKS Emerging Leaders Retreat
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is hosting an Emerging Leaders Retreat the weekend of Jan. 31, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. The event is open to all AAHKS members age 45 or younger. Applicants must submit two letters of support from senior AAHKS fellows and a written statement on why leadership in AAHKS is important to them. The deadline for applications is Nov. 10, 2013. For more information, visit or email

ABJS/CORR Richard A. Brand Award
The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (ABJS), in conjunction with Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR), announces the Richard A. Brand Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Research. The $25,000 award will be given to an individual based on the quality and scientific merit of an original paper focused on a topic of clinical musculoskeletal relevance.

The primary author must be a member in good standing of the ABJS or the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS); the manuscript must be an original work and eligible for submission to CORR; and the winning paper must be presented at ORS annual meeting, March 15–18, 2014, in New Orleans.

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