March 1997 AAOS Report
Dr. Jackson is new AAOS president
At the Academy's Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Douglas W. Jackson, MD, was named the new president. Other members of the 1997-1998 Board of Directors are James D. Heckman, MD, first vice president and Robert D. D'Ambrosia, MD, second vice president. Kenneth E. DeHaven, MD, is past president and James W. Strickland, MD, past president. S. Terry Canale, MD, was named secretary and Stuart A. Hirsch, MD, treasurer. Named as member-at-large are John J. Callaghan, MD; Aaron Rosenberg, MD; Edward A. Rankin, MD; and Alvin H. Crawford, MD. The Board of Directors also includes George L. Lucas, MD, chairman, Board of Councilors; Scott B. Scutchfield, MD, vice chairman, Board of Councilors; Edward A. Toriello, MD, secretary, Board of Councilors; Richard D. Coutts, MD, chairman, Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies; and John A. Bergfeld, MD, vice chairman, COMSS.