September 1996 AAOS Report

Dr. Tipton to chair symposium in Beijing, China

In support of the Academy's Strategic Plan objective to strengthen international relations, William W. Tipton Jr., MD, executive vice president of the Academy, has accepted an invitation to be chairman of the orthopaedic segment of a surgical symposium sponsored by the Citizen Ambassador Program of People to People International. The symposium, to be held in Beijing, China in November, is not sponsored or financially supported by the Academy. Each year, People to People International, a nonpolitical, nonprofit organization, conducts conferences and symposia on selected topics in different countries.

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