July 1996 AAOS Report

Visiting faculty program to be held in China

The Chinese Medical Association will host a visiting faculty program for 48 Academy fellows scheduled on Oct. 1-16, 1996 and May 1-17, 1997. The association is currently seeking eight additional Academy fellows for each program date. The programs will include visits to orthopaedic centers in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian and Guilin. Participants will be required to prepare two, 20-minute slide presentations. As paying guests of the Chinese Medical Association, program participants will visit the Forbidden City, Ming Tombs, the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven and other sites of interest. The cost to participate is $2,600 per person; spouses are welcome. A portion of the trip cost may be tax deductible. Orthopaedic surgeons interested in applying for the program can contact Banks Blackwell, MD, (501) 534-3122.

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