February 2001 Bulletin

Dr. Canale’s tips for a great Annual Meeting

  1. Make sure your agenda includes scientific paper sessions and symposia on emerging technology
  2. Join us at the Business Meeting Friday morning—it’s important to you and the AAOS
  3. Shop at Nordstrom’s
  4. Improve your life by listening to Deepak Chopra, MD
  5. Attend the Open Hearings on the Resolutions and Bylaws
  6. Come early for the Orthopaedic Research Society meeting to hear the Kappa Delta award papers
  7. Grab a shovel and help build a safe, accessible playground at Coyote Point
  8. Take in the Instructional Course lectures daily
  9. Greet old friends and attend your alumni party
  10. Visit the Technical Exhibits and view the Scientific Posters
  11. Enjoy the AAOS President’s Benefit for OREF, "California Dreamin’"
  12. Hop on a ferry to Sausalito or Tiburon
  13. Be sure to take part in Specialty Day
  14. Be impressed by the works of orthopaedic surgeons and patients at eMotion Pictures: An Exhibition of Orthopaedics in Art
  15. Ride a cable car to Fisherman’s Wharf—clang, clang, clang
  16. Don’t miss hearing guest speaker, Mitch Ablom, author of "Tuesdays with Morrie"
  17. Stroll among the giant sequoias in Muir Woods
  18. Join your colleagues at the Opening Ceremony – it will be entertaining (as Howard Steel speaks to the new members)
  19. Cruise the Bay and tour Alcatraz
  20. Peruse the educational materials in the AAOS Resources Center
  21. Hike or ride across the Golden Gate Bridge
  22. Pick a great restaurant, like Julius’ Castle, and have a great meal
  23. Kick back in the Napa Valley or drive the spectacular Carmel-Monterey coast
  24. Tour bustling Chinatown, see the city from Coit Tower, on Telegraph Hill, and check out Fort Mason Center
  25. Wear a flower in your hair and have a great time

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