AOA Annual Report 2017 – 2018

Looking back on another busy and successful year helping restore and advance the wonder of movement.

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2018 AOA ASM – scientific program available

There's less than three weeks until the 2018 AOA ASM. Read the scientific program now on the conference website.

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United on ethical conduct

AOA led an APEC presentation in Tokyo that brought together representatives from across the Australian healthcare sector to reinforce ethical collaboration.

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Onsite childcare at the ASM

AOA's 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting will have onsite childcare available for AOA members – register now at the conference website.

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AOA's Diversity Strategic Plan

Creating a culture of inclusion in the profession of orthopaedic surgery through three core strategies: flexibility; culture and leadership; and advocacy and engagement.Diversity-icons-transp-small

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Inspiring the next generation

Five female surgeons recently offered insight into their journey as surgeons at Wilderness School in Adelaide.

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The Wonder of Movement

Our video celebrates the contribution of orthopaedic surgeons
to the health and well-being of Australia.

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Media release – recent statements in News Corp Media...

Implementation of proposed changes to PHI must be focused on the best interests of the patient.

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#AOAASM18 – read the provisional program

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New subspecialty society presidents

AOA would like to congratulate all recent subspecialty presidential appointments

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WLA – Congratulations Kate Stannage

APOS President Kate Stannage has been awarded the WA Excellence in Women's Leadership Award.

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Bupa's changes – a threat to our world-class system

Planned changes to their private health insurance will have unfortunate consequences.

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AOA President on MBA announcements

Read AOA President Lawrence Malisano's statement on recent Medical Board's announcements.

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Letter to the AFR

AOA supports ongoing evidence-based discussion on the increasingly high disease burden of knee osteoarthritis in Australia.

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Diversity in healthcare

Why we're still talking about it

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AOANJRR in the news

How do you measure the quality of a healthcare system?

Sean Parnell in The Australian.

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Shoulder replacements on 9 News

Richard Page spoke to Channel 9 about increasing shoulder surgery rates.

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Board Appointees and awards from the 2017 ASM

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Congratulations Dr Kurmis

Andrew Kurmis and his co-authors were recently awarded the prestigious Frank Stinchfield Prize...

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