April 2004 AAOS Report

Annual Business Meetings include board elections, reports

During the Academy's 71st Annual Business Meeting on Friday, March 12, AAOS Fellows elected Frances A. Farley, MD, member-at-large under age 45, and Oheneba Boache-Adjei, MD, member-at-large, no age designation, to the Board of Directors. They join newly elected Board of Director members Dwight W. Burney III, MD, Board of Councilors secretary, and Andrew N. Pollak, MD, Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies, secretary.

Fellows heard reports from Academy Treasurer Edward A. Toriello, MD, and Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Chair Victor M. Goldberg, MD. Richard B. Welch, MD, presented the report of the Resolutions Committee. Garth S. Russell, MD, chair of the Bylaws Committee, reported on three groups of proposed Association Bylaws Amendments: one regarding the admissions process, one on other orthopaedic surgeon members and one on osteopathic members.

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