AAOS Now, February 2010
ED coverage: What are the options for orthopaedic surgeons in 2010?
No national solution in sight for addressing access issues According to the AAOS position statement on emergency orthopaedic care, “The AAOS believes that orthopaedic surgeons can stimulate change to improve the emergency orthopaedic care access problem. However, orthopaedic surgeons cannot accomplish this alone.
It is all about relationships
How to host a political fundraiser event Last year, Joe Heck, DO, a candidate for the U. S. House of Representatives from Nevada’s Third Congressional District, asked me if I could raise at least $25,000 from orthopaedic surgeons for his primary campaign. I knew that Dr. Heck’s experience as an emergency department physician and a state senator would make him a great representative for medicine and Nevada, so I wanted to help.