AAOS Report - July , 2006

“Wounded in Action” wins award

The AAOS documentary, “Wounded in Action,” which was prepared as part of the Legacy of Heroes project honoring the contributions of the 600,000 medical men and women who served in World War II, was recently recognized as “best in show,” winning the 17th annual QUESTAR Awards for excellence in corporate CD-ROMs, DVDs, and videos. The international festival honors the highest creative standards in the industry.

The judges praised the moving one-hour film, which highlights the contributions that orthopaedic surgeons have made to advancements in care for trauma-related injuries and chronicles the struggles and sacrifices of young doctors, calling the piece “engaging and enlightening” with “great use of historical footage.” “Wounded in Action” is frequently aired on public broadcasting stations across the country. To hear the stories of the veterans, learn more about this program or check the schedule to see if “Wounded in Action” is airing in your area, visit online.

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