March 2002 AAOS Report
Clinical trials initiative set
The AAOS Board of Directors has appointed a Clinical Trials Project Team to study the feasibility of the AAOS conducting independent clinical trials on a contractual basis for either the public or private sectors. A final report with recommendations will be presented at the May 2002 Board of Directors meeting. The Clinical Trials Project Team consists of Mark Swiontkowski, MD, chair; Joseph Bernstein, MD; Robert Keller, MD; James Weinstein, MD; and Gordon Guyatt, PhD, consultant.