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2014 EFORT call for abstracts
Registration for the 2014 European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) meeting, to be held June 4–6, 2014, in London, is now open. This will be a combined meeting with the British Orthopaedic Society. The theme of the meeting as a whole is patient safety. In addition to symposia and instructional courses, the meeting will feature interactive expert exchanges, complex case discussions, and debate forums, together with sessions founded on evidence-based medicine

Abstract submissions are currently being accepted; the deadline is Nov. 1, 2013. AAOS will be honored as the Guest Nation at the meeting. For more information, visit

AAHKS Orthopaedic Team Members Course
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Orthopaedic Team Member Course will be held in Dallas, Nov. 8, 2013, prior to the AAHKS annual meeting. This course has been specifically created for advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, physical therapists, and surgical assistants specializing in total joint arthroplasty. For more information, visit

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