April 1997 AAOS Report

Academy offers course on planning for retirement

For the first time, the Academy will offer a course on the financial aspects and psychological challenges facing retiring orthopaedic surgeons. "Retirement Planning: What Every Orthopaedic Surgeon Should Know" will be held Oct. 18-19 in Amelia Island, Fla. and Nov. 1-2 in Phoenix, Ariz. The course is worth 11 continuing medical education credits. G. Dean MacEwen, MD and Merrill A. Ritter, MD are the course chairmen. A detailed course syllabus can be found on the Academy's home page at http://www.aaos.org in the "Medical Education" section. To register, contact the Academy's customer service department, (800) 626-6726, send e-mail to custserv@aaos.org or access the home page.

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