Navigation Links
Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, MD, Named New Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announces the appointment of Jeffery S. Fischgrund, MD, as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). Dr. Fischgrund is currently a practicing orthopaedic spine surgeon at the William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, and was the Journal's deputy editor for spine content since 2007. "I am excited, honored, and looking forward to taking over the reins of the Academy's premiere clinical journal," said Dr. Fischgrund.

A graduate of George Washington School of Medicine, in Washington, D.C., Dr. Fischgrund completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, and spine surgery fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.

"Dr. Fischgrund's appointment was the successful culmination of an extensive search by the Academy to fill this very important position," said Alan M. Levine, MD, Chair of the AAOS Council on Education. "His professional qualifications and involvement with the Academy prior to this appointment were very impressive." Dr. Fischgrund served as editor-in-chief of Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 9 (OKU 9) and editor of the AAOS monograph on neck pain. He also served on the editorial board of the AAOS Bulletin, now known as AAOS Now, the Academy's monthly news publication, and the AAOS Publications Committee.

As the author of numerous scientific articles and textbook chapters on spine surgery, Dr. Fischgrund has lectured extensively on the subjects of spine trauma and reconstructive spinal surgery. He is a leading researcher on bone morphogenic proteins (BMPs) and cervical disc replacements. Dr. Fischgrund also instructs medical students, orthopaedic residents, and spine fellows at William Beaumont Hospital.

He is a member of the Cervical Spine Research Society and North American Spine Society, where he chaired and served on numerous committees. "JAAOS is now recognized as 'the source' for orthopaedic review," noted Dr. Fischgrund. "As an official Academy journal, the success of JAAOS continues to highlight the educational commitment of the Academy to all its members."



SOURCE American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. TransMedia Group Retained by Renowned Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Lagrasso to Share Beauty Trends, Warnings and Medical Perspective Previously Limited to the Rich and Famous
2. Dont Cut! Why Men & Women Can Postpone Face Lifts With Non-Invasive Beauty Enhancement. Dr. Jeffrey Kronson, M.D., is a Surgeon on a Mission to Limit the Knife and Save Money!
3. Taligen Therapeutics Advances Corporate Growth Plan with Appointment of Jeffrey T. Walsh as Chief Business Officer
4. Dr. Jeffrey Rush and Richard Gilchrist Join NHP Board of Directors
5. Shining a Light on Sunscreen: Sun Protection Misconceptions Unveiled by Dr. Jeffrey Dover and CVS/pharmacy
6. Jeffrey S. Williams Rejoins Alexza Pharmaceuticals as President, Alexza Singapore Pte. Ltd.
7. Jeffrey J. Grieco Confirmed as USAID Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs
8. Jeffrey Modell Foundation and Talecris Biotherapeutics Expand Diagnostic Services for Primary Immunodeficiencies at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital at Stanford
9. James Marsden and Ashley & Jeffrey McDermott to Receive Honors at the Tourette Syndrome Association 2008 Champion of Children Awards Dinner
10. Neuromed Appoints Jeffrey Arcara and Gene Wright to Senior Management Team
11. Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Announces the Jeffrey Wenig Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drug Delivery
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... ... The successful filing of an Investigational New Drug application (IND) is a ... key industry segment, Regis Technologies has decided to sponsor and participate in an XTalks-hosted ... , Federal law does not allow new drugs to cross state lines until it ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... SIMmersion’s ability to present dynamic ... schools of the future. To reach an audience of key visionaries and reformers ... in Chicago, organized by the American Medical Association. , AMA President Steven ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 30, ... ... Service, Inc. are pleased to announce their strategic partnership at the Radiological ... Keystrokes Transcription Service, Inc., and Winscribe, global providers of cutting-edge dictation and ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... ... today announced the introduction of three Nightstick® brand LED traffic wands with an average retail ... NSP-1632 ), yellow ( NSP-1634 ) and blue ( NSP-1636 ), the SL-1600 series LED ... in blinking strobe mode using a fresh set of 3 AAA cells (included). , Built ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... ... ... The Cyber Monday deal is a deep 40% or more discount on every item on ... the skin care lover in your circle. Each Christmas, Sublime Beauty offers a special ... serums are staples: Collagen, Retinol and Hyaluronic Serums. , Stocking stuffers like Skin Brushes, natural ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... and SAN DIEGO , Nov. ... Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ) today announced that the ... filing the New Drug Application (NDA) for an extended ... formulation will offer patients a chronic weight management treatment ... ) is currently approved as an adjunct to a ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ST. LOUIS , Nov. 30, 2015  Premera ... today announced an early renewal of the companies, long-standing ... will now extend through at least 2019. ... pharmacy benefit manager capabilities during a competitive review and ... offer the best health plan integration and deliver the ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... N.H. , Nov. 30, 2015 ... that it will feature its latest solutions for ... early identification of cancer at the Radiological Society ... Chicago from November 29 ... recent product advances including iReveal®, an automated breast ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: