AAOS Now, March 2017
‘America’s Finest City’ Welcomes AAOS!
San Diego—the city set to host the AAOS Annual Meeting from March 14–18—has been called the “birthplace of California,” as it was the first part of the state visited by Europeans, in the person of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo in 1542. At that time, the region was already home to the Native American Kumeyaay people, and evidence suggests it was settled 9,000 to 12,000 years ago.
Trump Administration, Congress Take Steps on Healthcare Reform
On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump, a New York Republican, was sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr, as the 45th president of the United States. Mike Pence, former Republican governor of Indiana, was sworn in as vice president. President Trump used his inauguration address to further his campaign messages that both political parties have lost their way and that America must come first.