AAOS Now, January 2016
Dealing with Unexpected Medical Outcomes
The unexpected medical outcome is an issue that all physicians—regardless of specialty—will have to deal with at some point. When that circumstance arises, physicians must deal with it ethically. However, the medical liability laws that apply in the state of practice (or state where the incident occurred) may add to the stress of the situation and the difficulty of the communication.
The 2016 AAOS Annual Meeting … Focused on You
his March, Orlando, Florida, will offer more than just sunny weather, Disney World, Universal Studios, and great food. The AAOS Annual Meeting will bring to this beautiful city orthopaedic leaders with unparalleled knowledge and an array of educational offerings focused on the needs of today's orthopaedic surgeons—at any stage of their careers.
ICLs in the Spotlight
"The selection of Instructional Course Lectures (ICLs) for the 2016 Annual Meeting is expansive, with offerings in a variety of formats," said chair of the Central Instructional Courses Committee. The meeting in Orlando, Florida, will feature 244 ICLs, ranging in length from 1 hour to 3 hours. The number of Case Presentation format courses has increased to 32, by popular demand.