AAOS Now, June 2020
Redeployed Resident Answers Call to Action
I have always admired those who have the courage to serve our nation as members of the uniformed services. Just several weeks ago, I listened intently to wartime stories of veterans during my Veterans Affairs (VA) rotation. I could see their internal conflict; many struggled to reconcile cherished memories of brotherhood and camaraderie during their tours with often devastating memories of war and combat. I never thought I would experience war firsthand. However, on March 1, the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was reported in New York, and shortly thereafter, I was at “war” with an invisible enemy.
Educators Discuss Resident Arthroscopic Skills Training
Editor’s note: This article concludes a two-part series based on a roundtable discussion about resident skills training. Part one appeared in the May issue of AAOS Now.
New Rules and Integration of Osteopathic Programs into Allopathic Programs
As the five-year transition to an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Single Accreditation System is set to expire on June 30, a review of the four broad dimensions of the agreement among ACGME, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) is in order.
A Road Less Traveled
This article describes the reasons why two graduates of orthopaedic residency programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education sought international fellowships.