February 2001 AAOS Report

Upcoming annual meetings scheduled

The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) will hold its annual meeting Feb. 25-28 in San Francisco. For information on how to register, contact the ORS office by phone, (847) 698-1625, or e-mail, ors@aaos.org. For complete information, you can also check the ORS website at www.ors.org . . . The Association of Children's Prosthetic/Orthotic Clinics will meet in Houston, Texas from April 4-7, 2001 for its annual meeting. Program co-chairs, Michelle James, MD, and Mark Romness, MD, have selected Lewis B. Holmes, MD, to present the Hector Kay scientific lecture. Dr. Holmes is chief, Genetics and Teratology Unit, Pediatric Service, Massachusetts General Hospital and will discuss his research into limb defects, development and evaluation. William Kennedy Smith, MD, founder of Physicians against Land Mines, will be the presidential guest speaker. For more information, call Sheril King, (847) 698-0536, or visit the website, www.acpoc.org . . . The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America will meet in Cancun, Mexico from May 2 to May 5. Call Sharon Goldberg at (847) 698-1692 for more information, or log onto the website at www.posna.org.

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