October 1997 AAOS Report

Spine, resident awards offered

The North American Spine Society (NASS) is offering three research awards for unpublished scientific papers on spine-related topics. Award recipients will be invited to present their winning papers at the NASS annual meeting, Oct. 28-31, 1998, in San Francisco. March 12, 1998 is the deadline to submit award applications. For more information, contact the NASS office at (847) 698-1630 . . . Orthopaedic residents in California are invited to submit scientific papers for consideration in its "1998 Resident Paper Contest." Three awards, each worth $1,000, will be given during the California Orthopaedic Association's (COA) annual meeting, May 15-17, 1998, in Lake Tahoe, Nev. Papers must be submitted by Jan. 15, 1998 to William A. McGann, MD, program chairman, COA, 5380 Elvas Ave., Suite 221, Sacramento, Calif. 95819, (916) 454-9884.

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