AAOS Now, Februrary 2012
Academy Rolls out New Public Service Messages
The role of the orthopaedic surgeon in promoting health and safety will remain in the public eye as the Academy unveils several new public service initiatives in 2012. The campaigns use all the major media to provide information and education on the hazards of overuse injuries in young athletes, distracted driving, and childhood obesity.
AAOS Introduces Member Advantage Program
In 2008, then AAOS First Vice-President Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, predicted a time when the AAOS would offer an affinity program for members “to provide options for reduced-rate life insurance and disability insurance.” Now, after extensive research and evaluation of various affinity programs, brokers, policies, and insurers, that prediction has become a reality.