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AAHKS annual meeting registration
Registration for the 25th annual meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is now open. The meeting will be held Nov. 5–8, 2015, in Dallas. For more information, visit

AOA–ABC Traveling Fellowship applications
The 2017 American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) American-British-Canadian (ABC) traveling fellowship will tour orthopaedic centers throughout South Africa and the United Kingdom for 5 weeks during the spring of 2017. The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2016. For more information, visit

AOFAS Outreach Project
Volunteers with the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) Overseas Outreach Project to Vietnam traveled this year to hospitals and rehabilitation centers in Ba Vi Province, Hai Phong City, Vihn City, and Hanoi, treating patients and working alongside local orthopaedic surgeons. Over a 4-week period, the volunteers evaluated 247 children and adults with lower extremity deformities and disabilities and performed surgery on 76 patients, all at no cost to the patients. For more information, visit

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