Farmington Orthopaedic Surgeon Takes on Leadership Role at National Medical Society
National Harbor, MD - July 9, 2010 –Michael S. Aronow, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon at the New England Musculoskeletal Institute at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT, was elected Member-at-Large to the Board of Directors of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society today during the Society’s 26th Annual Summer Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.
“My previous medical society experience and involvement has given me the ability to grasp the issues the AOFAS Board of Directors face, knowledge of how they are addressing these issues, and the confidence that in this position I will be able to effectively help advance the AOFAS’ mission and strategic goals.” said Dr. Aronow.
Dr. Aronow is Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr. Aronow has completed three fellowships including, foot and ankle surgery at the University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, sports medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, and orthopaedic research at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.
Dr. Aronow holds numerous leadership positions within AOFAS including: chair of the Fellowship Match Committee, chair emeritus of the Post-Graduate Education & Training Committee, and representative to and co-chair of the BOS Match Oversight Committee. Active at the state level, Dr. Aronow is a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Society and a member of the Connecticut State Medical Society.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society is a professional society of more than 1,800 orthopaedic surgeons specializing in diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle.
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