James H. Beaty, MD: The Highlights

James H. Beaty, MD: The Highlights

Following is a brief overview of Dr. Beaty’s background, education and training, as well as highlights from his service with AAOS and other orthopaedic societies:

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • Chief of Staff, Campbell Clinic, Memphis, Tenn., 2001-present
  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tennessee (UT)-Campbell Clinic, 1995-present
  • Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, UT-Campbell Clinic, 1992-present
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Orthopaedics, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center , 1992-present
  • Chief, Tennessee Children’s Special Services, 1984-present

Education

  • Undergraduate: Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Va., B.A., 1973
  • Medical School: UT College of Medicine, Memphis, 1976
  • Orthopaedic residency: UT-Campbell Clinic, 1981

Fellowships

  • Pediatric Orthopaedics, A.I. DuPont Institute, Wilmington, Del., 1982
  • American Orthopaedic Association North American Traveling Fellowship, 1984
  • American Orthopaedic Association ABC-Traveling Fellow, 1991

AAOS Committees, Offices, Appointments

  • Board of Directors, 2005-present
  • Chair, Project Team on Orthopaedic Trauma/On-Call Issues, 2005-2006
  • Chair, Committee on Continuing Medical Education, 2001-present
  • President, Orthopaedic Learning Center, 2003-2004
  • Nominating Committee, 1998, 2003
  • Editor, Instructional Course Lectures, ICL 51; AAOS, 2002
  • Chair, Instructional Course Committee, 2000-2001
  • Chair, Committee on Surgical Skills, 1999-2001
  • Chair, Summer Institute, 1999-2001
  • Editor, Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 6 (OKU6); AAOS, 1999
  • Chair, Committee on Pediatric Orthopaedics, 1995-1999

Orthopaedic Society Offices

  • President, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003-2004
  • President, Mid America Orthopaedic Association, 2001-2002
  • President, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, 2000-2001
  • President, Tennessee Orthopaedic Society, 1990-1991

Editorial Appointments

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 1997-present
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998-present
  • Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – Associate Editor, 2001-2002

Other

  • Trained 11 pediatric fellows, 1989-2005
  • Held more than 50 (national and international) visiting professorships, 1982-2006

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