May 2003 AAOS Report

AAOS accepting nominations for 'Humanitarian of the Year'

The Humanitarian of the Year Award recognizes Fellows of the AAOS who have distinguished themselves through outstanding musculoskeletal-related humanitarian deeds in the United States or abroad. Examples of the variety of musculoskeletal efforts eligible for the award include: fund raising for summer camps or recreational activities for the physically handicapped; leadership in disaster relief; or commitment to musculoskeletal-related public health issues. The award will be presented at the Opening Ceremony of the 2004 AAOS Annual Meeting in San Francisco. A $5,000 donation will be provided for the award recipient's chosen cause. Application deadline is Aug. 31, 2003. For more information or to obtain a nomination form, call Susan A. Koshy, at (847) 384-4332.

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