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It’s Time to Bridge the Gap for Women in Orthopaedics

Kristy L. Weber, MD
In her first President’s Message, Kristy L. Weber, MD, confronts gender gaps in orthopaedics.

OrthoPAC Toasts to 20 Years

Kristen Coultas and Stacie Monroe
The Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (OrthoPAC) recognized its 20th birthday on Feb. 6 and had a lot to celebrate, including finally repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board and, after five years of tireless advocacy, getting the AAOS-led Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act signed into law.

Four Tips for Avoiding Data Breaches

Michael R. Marks, MD, MBA
Michael J. Sacopulos, JD, offers four steps practices can take to decrease their odds of a cybersecurity breach. The steps focus on the most problematic areas, including employee access to data, password troubles, and more.

Fifteen Percent of Dartmouth Master in Health Care Delivery Science Program Graduates Are AAOS Fellows

Ken Noonan, MD
There is a critical need for physicians to participate more broadly in redesigning healthcare delivery. Recently, six AAOS fellows completed the 2019 Master in Health Care Delivery Science at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. It was the program’s largest class of orthopaedic surgeons—15 percent of the entire class

Delivering on Member Value, AAOS Releases 2018 Annual Report

The AAOS 2018 Annual Report, “Delivering on the Promise of Member Value,” was released during the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. It is AAOS’ first Annual Report in more than 25 years.