March 2000 AAOS Report

Rep. Tom Campbell to address fellows at Annual Meeting

U.S. Rep. Tom Campbell (R-Calif.) will be a presidential guest speaker at the Annual Meeting at 9:15 a.m. March 17. Rep. Campbell was first elected to Congress in 1989 and served until 1992. He was elected again in 1996 and retains his seniority on the Banking Committee. Among the bills he has sponsored is the Quality Health Care Coalition Act, H.R. 1304, which would allow medical professionals (including pharmacists, nurses and doctors) to collectively bargain with health plans without violating the antitrust laws. Stephen Ambrose, historian, will be the presidential guest speaker at 11 a.m. on March 16, and U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, will address a symposium on physicians and cultural diversity at 1 p.m. March 16.

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