President's Message

Robert R. Slater Jr., MD

Robert Slater Jr, MD

81st Annual Meeting
August 2-5, 2017 | Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa | Koloa, Kauai, HI

Register now to join in on what will be a truly spectacular and unforgettable summer extravaganza: August 2-5 at the Grand Hyatt in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii!

Grand Hyatt KauaiThe scientific program, headed up by Omer Ilahi, MD, will be unparalleled as a source of what is new and exciting across all subspecialties of our profession. Walt Cunningham, Commander of Apollo 7, will be the Howard Steel Lecturer. Peter Stern, MD, world renowned hand surgeon, will be our honored Presidential Guest Speaker. The venue is idyllic and a perfect spot for families, friends and spouses to unwind and reconnect. There will even be a traditional sunset Luau right on the beach!


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The Benefits of Membership

Each year, we offer at least 60 CME credits through free membership benefits like the tests in the Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, the Self-Assessment Exam, and our Annual Meeting. View the full list of benefits!

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Take the Self-Assessment Exam

The Self Assessment-Exam (SAE) is designed to help you assess your knowledge in comparison with other orthopaedic surgeons, no matter your level of specialization. Earn 10 CME credits toward your MOC requirements.

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