July 2002 AAOS Report

Upcoming meetings planned

The Academic Orthopaedic Society will hold its 11th annual meeting Nov. 8 and 9, 2002 in Chicago. Topics will include resident work hours, the core competencies, professionalism and ethics. Contact the staff office at (847) 698-1694 for additional information or visit the AOS Web site at www.a-o-s.org . . . The Cervical Spine Research Society will hold its 30th annual meeting in Miami Beach, Fla. from Dec. 5 to 7, 2002. For additional information, contact the CSRS at (847) 698-1628 or visit its Web site, www.csrs.org. . . The Arthroscopy Association of North America will hold its 21st fall course in Palm Desert, Calif., from Nov. 17 to 20, 2002. The course will be devoted to knee, shoulder, ankle and elbow arthroscopy. Participants will be provided with hands-on cadaver laboratories. Richard K. N. Ryu, MD, is the course chairman. The association's 22nd annual meeting is scheduled for April 24 to 27, 2003 in Phoenix, Ariz. Donald H. Johnson, MD, will serve as chairman of the meeting . . . The 18th annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) will take place Oct. 11 to 13, 2002 in Toronto. Meeting highlights will include a combined paper and symposium session with the International Society for Fracture Repair. Thomas A. Russell, MD, and Prof. Berhard G. Weber, MD, will provide keynote addresses. More than 75 scientific trauma papers and 90 scientific poster and 60 technical exhibits will be presented. The meeting will also include hands-on skills labs, symposia and case presentations. For more information, check the OTA Web site at www.ota.org . . . The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) has endorsed the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, which will be held from Dec. 4 to 8, 2002 in Orlando, Fla. The planning committee for the event includes several POSNA members. For more information, call (800) 767-5437, ext. 7464 or register online at www.Pedsref.org.

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