June 1999 AAOS Report

Retirement courses set for October

A new retirement planning course will be sponsored by the Academy - "Life After Orthopaedic Practice: Renew and Define Your Direction." It will be held Oct. 9-10 in Wintergreen, Va., and Oct. 23-24 in San Antonio, Texas. The two-day course will focus on the psychological challenges and financial aspects facing retiring orthopaedic surgeons. Topics to be covered range from "The Psychology of Retirement" and "Alternative Careers and Activities in Orthopaedics" to "Estate Planning" and "Financial Aspects of Retirement Planning." Spouses are invited to attend the course. For more course information or to register, contact the Academy's customer service department at (800) 626-6726; send e-mail to custserv@aaos.org; or visit the AAOS web site at www.aaos.org in the "Medical Education" section.

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