AAOS Now, May 2021
AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting: Instructional Courses Are Your Ticket to the Latest in Orthopaedic Advancements
Orthopaedic surgeons around the world know that the AAOS Annual Meeting, scheduled to occur live and in person in San Diego on Aug. 31–Sept. 3, is the premier educational event in the profession, featuring distinguished faculty sharing the latest findings to use in your practice.
First Vice President Felix H. Savoie III, MD, Looks Ahead to Turn as AAOS Leader
As a teenager in a small town in southern Louisiana, young Felix H.
Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, Steps into Second Vice President Role
As he looks ahead to assuming the AAOS presidency in 2023, Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, FAAOS, AAOS second vice president, said he is humbled by “the honor and the serious obligation of representing the membership and their patients during this very pivotal period in the evolution of our health care system.”
Learn How AAOS Leaders Are Selected
Editor’s note: This is the first article in a two-part series on serving in AAOS. In part two, in the June issue, the presenters will offer pointers and tips—the equivalent of “clinical pearls” based on their own experiences in rising to top positions—for landing committee slots and other service posts within the organization.
Thomas Throckmorton, MD, Is New Editor-in-Chief of OrthoInfo, Academy’s Patient Education Website
Thomas W. (Quin) Throckmorton, MD, FAAOS, professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Tennessee and vice chief of staff at the Campbell Clinic, was named the new editor-in-chief of the Academy’s patient-facing website, OrthoInfo.
AAOS Accepting Submissions for 2022 Kappa Delta and OREF Awards
AAOS is soliciting manuscripts for the 2022 Kappa Delta Orthopaedic Research Awards and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Clinical Research Award.
Peter S. Rose, MD, Will Be the Next Editor-in-Chief of JAAOS ®
Peter S. Rose, MD, FAAOS, professor of orthopaedic surgery and division chair of orthopaedic oncology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has been named the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the AAOS (JAAOS) ®.
AAOS Leadership Institute Announces 2021 Classes for Levels 3 and 4
The AAOS Leadership Institute (ALI) has reached the next level — or, more accurately, the next two levels — with the announcement of the two 2021 classes of Fellows who will participate in Levels 3 and 4 of the four-level program.