October 1999 AAOS Report

New humanitarian awards to honor 4 at Annual Meeting

Four newly established Humanitarian Awards will be presented by AAOS President Robert D. D'Ambrosia during Opening Ceremonies March 15 at the Academy's 67th Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. The awards will recognize three fellows for work done in the United States and one fellow who has done work overseas, who have distinguished themselves through outstanding musculoskeletal-related humanitarian activities. A donation of $5,000 will be made to each recipient's humanitarian cause of his choice. The application deadline is Nov. 1, 1999. To obtain an application, contact, AAOS health policy department, (800) 384-2267. An application form also is in the October Bulletin. For additional information, contact Bob Fine, AAOS health policy department, (800) 384-2267, ext. 4322.

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