We are happy to announce that the Alumni Association will once again offer a hospitality suite at the AAOS on March 13-14, 2014. Located directly across the street from Halls E and F at the Hampton Inn & Suites, this suite will provide a spot for alumni to mingle, rest, and enjoy lunch in the company of familiar faces. It can also serve as an alternate venue for brief meetings. The Annual Cocktail Reception will take place on Friday, March 14th at The Pelican Club on Exchange Place: we hope to see you there. View photos from past receptions.
The Association is also pleased to introduce the for[MD] social networking platform: a virtual venue where Alumni can connect, keep in touch with fellow professionals, stay updated on important events and share cases and discussions. All alumni have received an email with a link to their profile and instructions for signing in. To access the for[MD] platform, click the button below:
This edition of Alumni News includes Alumni stories commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Alumni Association, a feature on the 2013 Alumni Association President Daniel S. Rich, MD, a feature detailing Lana Kang, MD's experience while volunteering in the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2012, reflections on the 150th anniversary of Hospital for Special Surgery, highlights from the 94th Annual Meeting (including a business meeting insert), an overview of the HSS Alumni Association at the 2013 AAOS Annual Meeting, and more.
The full 94th Annual Alumni Meeting is now available to HSS alumni free of charge on HSS eAcademy. Modules are CME accredited, and credits can be earned for completion online. HSS eAcademy also features many additional online offerings that may be of interest to orthopaedic surgeons, medical students, alumni, and other musculoskeletal professionals. Alumni can access modules by using their existing login information, or register for a new account.
The Alumni Association consists of exceptional alumni who have not only tremendously impacted the professional fields of rheumatology and orthopaedics, but have made phenomenal contributions in various other aspects of their lives. As the hospital celebrates its 150th anniversary and the Alumni Association its 100th anniversary, we would like to celebrate the exceptional accomplishments of these unique individuals. We need your help to collect updates on alumni who have achieved accomplishments, interests, and milestones beyond the clinical or professional realm. We ask you to please fill out this brief alumni appreciation survey and share your or your colleagues' personal accomplishments, stories, and milestones.
Being an alumnus of Hospital for Special Surgery provides you with valuable services and benefits. This month's featured alumni benefit is valuable discounts on CME programs. When you pay your dues, you receive 50% off the registration fee for any upcoming professional education programs. For recent graduates, annual alumni dues are waived for the first two years post-graduation.
A new initiative by the HSS Alumni Association is to promote our mission "to train academic thought leaders in musculoskeletal medicine." Participate in this initiative by submitting your clinical, research, and academic leadership roles to the Association today. Learn more about Alumni Leadership.
Take a look at photos from the 94th Meeting. You can also download the photobook .pdf
HSS Alumni receive access to the full CME-accredited meeting & activities for free.