AAOS Now, April 2008
“I’m from the government, and I’m here to help…”
“Enforcement goes in waves,” says OIG chief counsel “I’m so envious of the tools you use. Walking around the exhibit floor, I wanted to be an orthopaedic surgeon—and I’ll bet you wish I were one, too!”
Patient stories make the case
By Erin L. Ransford Research Capitol Hill Days present unique opportunity On Valentine’s Day, the AAOS delivered an important message to Capitol Hill: research funding to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) must be increased. It was a very personal message for the 34 patient advocates and 45 physicians and researchers who participated.
Meet your new Board members
At the 2008 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, six orthopaedic surgeons were introduced as new members of the AAOS Board of Directors. Although they come from different parts of the country and represent various specialties and professional societies, the new members share a strong commitment to the Academy. John J.