AAOS Now, March 2009
Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD
AAOS president seeks to improve “quality of practice life” for members View the Video On Feb. 26, 2009, Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, assumed the presidency of the Academy with both gratitude and a commitment to enhancing the day-to-day practice life of AAOS members. With the swearing in of the 77th president, members can expect to see the Academy play a more prominent role in improving what Dr. Zuckerman calls their “quality of practice life.”
EWI-IV highlights advances in combat care
Wounded warrior recounts road to recovery “I would not be here today, if not for the professionalism of those surgeons deployed in the war zone,” admitted CPT Raymond O’Donnell, the first patient to participate in the Extremity War Injuries (EWI) symposia sponsored by the AAOS, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons. Capt.
Jumping joints! AAOS unveils 2009 PSAs
Animated TV spot features rocking soundtrack “Crafting a health message that will stick is not easy,” says Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD, 2008 chair of the Public Relations Oversight Group. “But I really think people will remember the Academy’s 2009 public service announcements (PSAs).” The new campaign made its debut at the 2009 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas and generated laughs and applause from those in attendance.