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Announcing Greenwich Country Day School Science Students to Learn to Set and Repair Broken Bones
Date:4/24/2013

outh and developing the children in our communities who will become future science teachers and doctors.”

“Our Foundation is proud to support this important student outreach program,” adds Bahar. These types of programs lie at the heart of the Foundation's core mission. The lab reflects OFALS dedication to education in orthopaedics and sports medicine and further supports our goal of providing students with an understanding of surgical techniques and encouraging students to consider a career in medicine.

OFALS has been conducting “Doctor for A Day” programs since 2005 and has trained approximately 1,000 students from over 30 schools from Connecticut and New York.

About OFALS: Based in Greenwich, Conn., The Orthopaedic Foundation for Active Lifestyles (http://www.ofals.org) is a not-for-profit foundation whose principal mission is to promote, support, develop and encourage research and education concerning orthopaedic care and advancements in technologies and treatment of arthritis, orthopaedic injuries and musculoskeletal diseases. Focusing on medical education for doctors and other health care professionals, research and community outreach, the Foundation was developed by Kevin Plancher, MD, a resident of Greenwich and one of the leading orthopaedic surgeons in the Northeast.

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