Academy President Douglas W. Jackson, MD, says three issues have generated the most letter and comments in the last two months.
Secretary's Notes tells highlights of Board of Directors meeting May 23-24, 1997.
Letters to the editor
Who founded the Academy?
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has multilayers review process.
Orthopaedics Overseas needs volunteers
How to send Letter to the Editor
Academy wants your e-mail address
Draft of Academy's 1998-1999 Strategic Plan submitted for review
New Advisory Statement on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Dental Patients with Total Joint Replacements.
Point of View: IM rod fixation is useful for some pediatric fractures
Point of View: Time to demonstrate value of orthopaedics
OREF tells awards, grants for 1997
Physician unions are gaining appeal
How to be an "expert" expert witness
HCFA proposes practice expense rule
42 N.Y. state hospitals reducing residency slots.
Board of Councilors take messages to Capitol Hill
Michael Ehrlich, MD, and 11-year-old patient urge more funds for NIAMS
Audiotape tells value of knowing functional outcomes of patients.
Academy publication rated among the best in 1996
FDA honors Device Forum as a model of cooperation
Re. Richard Gephardt (D-Mo.), Minority Leader of the House, meets with Fellows.
Sen. Charles Grassely (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, and Sen. Alphonse D'Amato (R-N.Y.) discuss legislation.
Deceased members of the Academy
War on fraud and abuse may have gone too far
Self-audit will prevent future problems
HCFA AMA tell how to code for E/M
National conference tells orthopaedic surgeons to take control of their future
James S. Isom, past president of BONES says repositioning may require new attitudes
Physicians urged to expand their knowledge of the types and uses of opiates
States releasing data on physicians' backgrounds, disciplinary actions
Survey finds what orthopaedists really think about retirement
George L. Dixon, MD, retired to an active life
Orthopaedist shares a lifetime of experience with new physicians
How to save time giving lab results to patients
How to market your practice
Board of Directors workshop develops action plans for new CME curriculum
CME registrants take active role in own education
Calendar of CME courses for September and October