May 2002 AAOS Report

Specialty societies meetings scheduled

The BONES Society will hold its 33rd annual conference in Milwaukee from June 9 to 12, 2002. For more information, visit the BONES Website at, or call (800) 247-9699 . . . The Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS)-ASAMI-North America will hold its 12th Annual Scientific Meeting in Irving, Texas on Monday and Tuesday, June 10 and 11, 2002. LLRS will also conduct "Essentials of Limb Lengthening, Reconstruction and External Fixation" from June 7 to 9. Visit the LLRS site, or contact Karen Syzdek at or by phone at (512) 301-7328 . . . Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) will hold its 18th annual meeting Oct. 11-13 in Toronto, with Thomas A. Russell, MD, OTA president, presiding. This year's gathering will feature a combined paper session with the International Society for Fracture Repair and a keynote speaker, Prof. Bernhard G. Weber, MD. The preliminary program and online program will be available soon on the OTA Website at, by calling (847) 698-1631, or by e-mail at

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