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The Diplomate E-Newsletter Fall 2020

Immediate Past President’s Message A year ago, I wrote a message here as the new President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). I laid out my goals. But of course, those changed greatly with the COVID-19 pandemic. One of my initiatives was the development of an “ABOS Ambassador Program.” For many years, our […]

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The Diplomate E-Newsletter Summer 2020

President’s Message In my last President’s Message in April, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were only starting to appear. Three months later, it has changed much of how we live our lives. The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) has made a number of changes to help our Candidates and Diplomates, while also making […]

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ABOS Statement on Racial Injustice

“Over the last few months, we have kept in touch with you about our responses to the COVID-19 crisis. However, the recent events remind us that the pandemic is not the only challenge we face as physicians in the United States of America. Our country is in the midst of challenging times right now and […]

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ABOS Statements on Coronavirus–Updated 6/2/20

Moving Forward Together Our collective experience with COVID-19 has added a new layer of complexity and uncertainty to all of our professional lives – and that includes the Board Certification process. Like you, the team at the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) desires assurance and a clear path forward. These are uncertain times and […]

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The Diplomate E-Newsletter Spring 2020

President’s Message These are difficult times in the field of medicine. Most of us have never seen anything like the current COVID-19 pandemic. At the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), we are trying to respect the gravity of the situation while making sure we do not forget our mission of protecting the public. As […]

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