AAOS Now, March 2021
Pandemic Poses Challenges but Does Not Deter AAOS
The COVID-19 pandemic created tremendous challenges for all of us, both personally and professionally. Although it is easy to let what was out of our control dampen our spirits, it is critical to not lose sight of the good that is all around us. Focusing on the positives will get us across the finish line with respect to this terrible infectious disease.
Digital Orthopaedics Conference Features Chat with AAOS President and Past President
DOCSF kicked off in January with an event that included a “fireside chat” featuring AAOS Past President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS; AAOS President Daniel K. Guy, MD, FAAOS; Thomas P. (Tad) Vail, MD, FAAOS, president and chair of the UCSF Department of Orthopaedics; and Stefano Bini, MD, who moderated and participated in the discussion.
AAOS To Launch New Resident Knowledge Curriculum to Provide a Consistent Resource for Residents and Program Directors
AAOS is devoting tremendous resources to resident education with the goal of leading the profession forward with a new orthopaedic residency knowledge curriculum that creates a consistent baseline of knowledge for orthopaedic surgery residents.
AAOS Releases 2020 Annual Report
After making the difficult decision to pivot the AAOS 2020 Annual Meeting to an entirely virtual experience, the Academy continued to forge ahead in providing its members with resources for patient care, practice management, continued education, and advocacy in new and innovative ways.
First AAOS Leadership Institute Webinar Focuses on Governance
In October 2020, the Academy launched the AAOS Leadership Institute (ALI), a new program available to all AAOS members that will provide training, mentoring, and networking opportunities to those seeking to acquire and refine the skills needed to progress and succeed as a volunteer leader at AAOS.
A New Medical Image-sharing Option Available for Free via the AAOS Member Advantage Program
Through the AAOS Member Advantage Program, members can be assured that the partners, programs, and products selected have been vetted by AAOS as practical, money-saving solutions for your professional and personal use.