January 2002 AAOS Report

Aging patient focus of breakfast meeting

The AAOS Committee on Aging invites those with an interest in the musculoskeletal care of the aging patient to an Annual Meeting breakfast meeting on Thursday, Feb.14, 2002, 6:30-8 a.m. at the Dallas Convention Center, Room 407 (please note new location). The focus of the meeting will be "Aging and Ethnicity: Different Problems, Different Solutions" and will feature Joanne M. Jordan, MD, MPH, who has conducted extensive research in the epidemiology of osteoarthritis. She will present information on how different ethnic groups are affected by various musculoskeletal conditions and the differing cultural aspects of patient treatment. There is no cost for the breakfast, which is being funded by a grant from the American Geriatrics Society. To register, contact Donna Siwek, at (800) 346-2267, ext. 4136 or by e-mail, siwek@aaos.org.

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