November 1998 AAOS Report

Attend Annual Meeting Opening Ceremonies

Opening ceremonies for the 1999 Annual Meeting take place on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Anaheim Convention Center's Arena. Academy president James D. Heckman, MD, will preside at the ceremony that honors new fellows. Dr. Heckman's address will focus on volunteerism in orthopaedics. Former Academy president Newton C. McCollough III, MD, will provide the welcoming address to the new fellows, and Walter B. Greene, MD, will provide the invocation. The opening ceremonies feature the traditional parade of flags as international and North American orthopaedic society presidents are honored. The All American Boys Chorus will be the featured entertainment during the opening ceremonies. The ceremony also includes the presentations to the Kappa Delta and Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation award winners.

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