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American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
Established in 1991, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is committed to its mission of providing educational opportunities to its members. For the past several years, Annual Fall meetings have addressed an increasingly broad array of scientific topics, such as implant design, results, surgical techniques and complications of primary and revision TJA, as well as the latest information available on socioeconomic issues affecting the specialty.

American College of Sports Medicine
Much more than a slogan, the American College of Sports Medicine puts into practice its strategic efforts to advancing the health of all. As the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, ACSM has more than 20,000 International, National, and Regional Chapter members.

American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine, including national and international sports medicine experts. The AOSSM works closely with many other sports medicine specialists and clinicians, including family physicians, emergency physicians, pediatricians, athletic trainers and physical therapists, to improve the identification, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.

American Sports Medicine Institute
ASMI'S MISSION: To improve the understanding, prevention, and treatment of sports-related injuries through research and education

Arthroscopy Association of North America
The goal of the Association is to promote, encourage, support and foster through continuing medical education functions, the development and dissemination of knowledge in the discipline of arthroscopic surgery.

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Clinical Orthopaedic Society
The purpose of the continuing medical education activity is the creation of an interest and further study of clinical orthopaedic care. The scope of our continuing medical education activity includes an annual meeting at which scientific papers are presented by members and invited authorities.

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Georgia Orthopaedic Society
The mission of The Georgia Orthopaedic Society is to provide pertinent, quality continuing medical education for practicing orthopaedic surgeons. The annual meeting and other educational meetings of our society strive to do so by affording an opportunity for orthopaedists throughout the state to exchange ideas regarding patient care. This is done through formal and informal discussions relevant to orthopaedic issues, and through scientific presentations by orthopaedists with pertinent clinical or research expertise. The result of each program of the Society is to enable orthopaedists to achieve and maintain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to provide patient care at optimum levels.

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Journal American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
JAAOS is published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. JAAOS is provided to all members of the Academy as a benefit of membership. The Journal is also provided to residents in specified orthopaedic and osteopathic programs.

Journal of the AMA
The JAMA & Archives Journals Web site includes the full text of JAMA and the specialty Archives Journals, published by the American Medical Association. JAMA is published weekly, 48 issues per year, and new issues are posted on the Web site at 3 PM CT on Tuesdays.

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
Since 1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been the global expert in certification, continuing education, solutions and tools for the health, fitness, sports performance and sports medicine professionals. Today NASM serves more than 100,000 members in 80 countries

National Osteoporosis Foundation
To prevent osteoporosis, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and related fractures, and to find a cure. Established in 1984, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the nation’s expert voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health. NOF is committed to achieving our mission through programs of awareness, education and training, advocacy and research.

North American Spine Society
Information on preventing spine injury, as well as education about common spine conditions.

Orthopaedic Research Society
The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) was founded in 1954 and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1982. The purposes of the ORS are to promote, support, develop and encourage research in orthopaedic surgery, musculoskeletal diseases, musculoskeletal injuries and disciplines related thereto; to provide, encourage, develop and sponsor educational activities related to the foregoing; and to provide forums for dissemination of knowledge in these fields. The intent of these efforts is to improve the care of patients with musculoskeletal diseases and injuries. The Society has approximately 1,700 members.

Orthopaedic Trauma Association
The mission of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public. The OTA will be the authoritative source for the optimum treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injury, will effectively communicate this information to the Orthopaedic and medical community and will seek to influence health care policy that effect care and prevention of injury.

Orthopaedics Supersite
With roots reaching back to 1923, Orthopaedics Supersite is a premier provider of healthcare information, educational programs, and meeting and exhibit management services worldwide.

Oxinium - long lasting hip, knee replacements
Oxinium™ oxidized zirconium is the name of the material, and it is now being used in hip and knee replacements. Because of its superior hardness, smoothness and resistance to scratching and abrasion, you can expect an Oxinium replacement to be long-lasting and allow you to resume normal activities with less fear of undergoing a repeat replacement surgery.

Spine Universe
Information on preventing spine injury, as well as education about common spine conditions.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials.

The American Journal of Sports Medicine
An invaluable resource for the orthopaedic sports medicine community, The American Journal of Sports Medicine is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, first published in 1974. It is the official publication of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and is ranked 7th out of 70 Sports Sciences Journals in Thomson Scientific's 2005 Journal Citation Reports®, with an Impact Factor of 2.396! The journal acts as an important forum for independent orthopaedic sports medicine research and education, allowing clinical practitioners the ability to make decisions based on sound scientific information.

The American Orthopaedic Association
Founded in 1887, the AOA is the oldest and most distinguished orthopaedic association in the world. Membership in the AOA is achieved by those who have made a significant contribution to education, research, and the practice of orthopaedic surgery. In 2003, the Academic Orthopaedic Society, formerly the Association of Orthopaedic Chairmen, founded in 1971, was incorporated into the AOA. This positioned the AOA as the formal home and supporter of department chairs, program directors, fellowship directors and academic faculty, furthering the AOA’s commitment to academics. Currently, the AOA has over 1,400 members

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Founded in 1969, the AOFAS provides excellent continuing medical education opportunities designed to assist AOFAS members and other orhtopaedic surgeons in providing the highest quality foot and ankle care to patients. AOFAS members are orthopaedic surgeons with a special interest in the foot and ankle. Members of the Society have completed medical school, and five or more years of orthopaedic residency training, including training in surgical and medical treatment of disease of the foot and ankle.

The Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research. Learn more about what we can do for you.

The Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
Four decades and three years ago, a group of devoted orthopaedic surgeons brought forth a new publication, dedicated to the goal of promoting scientific research for the Western Pacific region. Now being the official publication of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery has grown to a four-monthly journal, thanks not only to the increased quality and submission of manuscripts, but to the keen support by all of you--authors, reviewers and readers.

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The National Athletic Trainers Association
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. Founded in 1950, the NATA has grown to almost 30,000 members worldwide today. The majority of certified athletic trainers choose to be members of the NATA – to support their profession, and to receive a broad array of membership benefits. By joining forces as a group, NATA members can accomplish more for the athletic training profession than they can individually.

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Understand.com - the definitive medical resource
If you are a patient looking for information on conditions or procedures on plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, spine surgery, sports medicine, or joint replacement please visit our web portal that best fits your needs.

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