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Mission of the San Diego Orthopaedic Society

The San Diego Orthopaedic Society promotes high quality, ethical musculoskeletal care through promotion of education and collegiality among the orthopaedic surgeons and allied providers in San Diego County.

Goals:

1. Provide educational and professional development programs to meet the diverse needs of orthopaedists in the San        Diego County.
                          Strategic Directions to Achieve Goal:
                        - Create and provide scientific programs based on the needs of attendees.
                        - Support and assist with development of journal club or case review meetings of subspecialty                                             groups.
                        - Provide a forum for orthopaedic residents and fellows to make scientific presentations.
                        - Create and provide practice management education programs.
                        - Provide a “Visiting Professor” program.

2. Promote collegiality among SDOS members.
                           Strategic Directions to Achieve Goal:
                        - Selection of officers representing the various modes of practice across academic, military,                                                 private practice, and employed surgeons
                        - Encourage interaction across the modes of practice and subspecialties.
                        - Bridge the generation gap between older and younger SDOS members.
                        - Improve the quality and frequency of communications between SDOS leaders and members.