Mark W. Wieting has been named Vice President for Educational Programs at the Academy.
Lawrence E. Rosenthal, PhD, Deputy Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Academy said, "This change recognizes Mark's past contributions and reflects the continuing and future commitment to the Academy's educational programs. Mark Wieting and the educational programs he supervises will play a significant role in helping the Academy to chart and implement a new course for orthopaedic education in the 21st century." Education programs include physician course operations, publications, electronic media, self-assessment, annual scientific meeting and marketing.
Wieting, who previously had been Director of Educational Programs, has been a member of the Academy staff for 12 years.