February 2000 AAOS Report

Annual Meeting breakfast to focus on senior athletes

The Academy's Aging Committee invites those with an interest in the musculoskeletal care of the aging patient to a breakfast meeting during the Annual Meeting on March 17 from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at the Omni Rosen Hotel, Salon 10. The focus of this meeting is Senior Health, Sports and Fitness, with featured speaker Robert G. Watkins, MD, who will present "Rehabilitation of the Spine in the Senior Athlete." A representative of the National Senior Games Association, which sponsors the "Senior Olympics," will speak about the expanding scope of the games, burgeoning participation by senior athletes and current and future research programs. Thomas A. Einhorn, MD, chairman of the committee, also will discuss the committee's work and future plans. To register, contact Donna Siwek, educational department program coordinator, at (800) 346-2267, ext. 4136, or by e-mail, siwek@aaos.org.


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