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2 12, 2022

December 2, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-12-03T15:22:50-05:00December 2nd, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Experience Amazing Educational Opportunities at AAOS 2023 in Las Vegas The AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting educational program includes sessions, interactive lectures, courses, and workshops focused on the latest breakthroughs in orthopaedics across all specialties and career stages. This year's meeting format has been reimagined, with Specialty Society sessions now anchoring the meeting on Tuesday and Saturday. It’s all happening March 7 to 11 in Las Vegas, and you have to be there to experience [...]

1 12, 2022

Advocacy in Action

By |2022-12-03T15:23:53-05:00December 1st, 2022|Legislation|

  AAOS Advocacy in Action AAOS submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in response to a Request for Information on aspects of the Surprise Billing law.       The Bone Beat New Episode Conversations on health policy issues affecting musculoskeletal care... Election Recap and the Lame Duck Congress   Following the 2022 midterm election, AAOS political experts recap how candidates supported by the Orthopaedic PAC fared, as well as the new physician leaders elected [...]

30 11, 2022

November 30, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-12-03T15:24:56-05:00November 30th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Serve on an AAOS Instructional Course Committee—Apply through Dec. 18 Apply to serve on one of the many AAOS Instructional Course Committees responsible for evaluating and selecting Instructional Course Lectures (ICLs) for the AAOS Annual Meeting. Instructional Course Committee members serve the important role of grading ICL applications, as well as providing input on the course curriculum and faculty for the AAOS Annual Meeting. Visit www.aaos.org/cap to apply for a committee in one of [...]

28 11, 2022

November 28, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-12-03T15:25:44-05:00November 28th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Plan Your #AAOS2023 Experience Using the Annual Meeting Mobile App The AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting will be held March 7 to 11 in Las Vegas. It is a can’t-miss, five-day experience packed with the best in orthopaedic education, innovation, and collaboration. The Annual Meeting Mobile App is ready for download today and is a great resource for browsing the full program, building your personal agenda, learning about exhibiting companies, and connecting with fellow meeting-goers. [...]

23 11, 2022

November 23, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-12-03T15:27:30-05:00November 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

  Today's Top Story AAOS Volunteer Opportunities Apply to serve on one of the many AAOS Committees. Members who have an interest in contributing to the mission and vision of AAOS are encouraged to visit www.aaos.org/cap to view and apply for available volunteer positions within the AAOS governance structure. Member username and password are required to view and apply for positions of interest. Volunteers should keep in mind that the Committee Appointment Program is designed so interested members [...]

16 11, 2022

November 16, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-12-06T12:50:22-05:00November 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|

  Today's Top Story Serve on an AAOS Program Committee: Apply through Dec. 18 Apply to serve on one of the many AAOS Program Committees responsible for evaluating and selecting the scientific exhibits at the AAOS Annual Meeting Program Committee members serve the important role of rating symposia applications, as well as serve as a Critical Evaluator during the Annual Meeting. Visit www.aaos.org/cap to apply for a committee in one of the following topic areas: foot and ankle, [...]

14 11, 2022

November 14, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-12-06T12:48:35-05:00November 14th, 2022|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story AAOS Nominating Committee Recommends 2023 Slate The AAOS Nominating Committee has released its recommended slate of nominees 120 days in advance of the business meeting at the 2023 Annual Meeting as required by AAOS Bylaws. Chaired by Joseph A. Bosco, III, MD, FAAOS, the AAOS Nominating Committee included Frederick M. Azar, MD, FAAOS (Tenn.); Stuart J. Fischer, MD, FAAOS (N.J.); Joint Board of Councilors/Board of Specialty Societies Representative, John T. Gill, MD, FAAOS (Texas); [...]

11 11, 2022

November 11, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-12-06T12:46:47-05:00November 11th, 2022|Top Stories, Uncategorized|

  Today's Top Story Call for Nominations: Editor-in-chief, JAAOS Global Research & Reviews ® The Journal of the AAOS (JAAOS) Global Research & Reviews ® is the official open access journal of AAOS. They are seeking a new editor-in-chief to be appointed in early 2023. AAOS Fellows are encouraged to apply. To learn more about the criteria, download the Call for Nominations and apply by Dec. 1. Learn more...         In Other News Study Investigates Association [...]

10 11, 2022

Advocacy in Action

By |2022-11-11T12:05:30-05:00November 10th, 2022|Legislation|

  AAOS Advocacy in Action Responded to a request for information from a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives on implementation of Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and associated payment mechanisms (read more below).       OrthoPAC Corner 2022 Midterm Election and Supported Candidate Recap The 2022 midterms turned out to be another interesting election, baffling political pundits. The Senate majority still hangs in the balance with 48 Republicans and 48 Democrats. All eyes are on Nevada [...]

9 11, 2022

November 9, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-11-11T12:07:11-05:00November 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|

  Today's Top Story Study: Higher Rates of Complications after TJA in Nonagenarian Patients Compared with patients aged 80 to 84 years (octogenarians) or aged 70 to 74 years (septuagenarians), patients aged >90 years (nonagenarians) were 3.1 times more likely to have complications after total joint arthroplasty (TJA), according to a retrospective study published in the Nov. 15 issue of the Journal of the AAOS ®. Fifty-eight nonagenarians were matched with 58 octogenarians and 58 septuagenarians. The rate [...]

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