Bruce Leslie, M.D. gave lectures on Health Policy as well as Pursuing Value and Quality in Hand Surgery at the 2013 meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) from October 3rd-5th in San Francisco. The ASSH is the largest international organization representing hand and upper extremity surgeons all over the world. Dr. Leslie serves as the chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the ASSH.
Dr. Katz takes a minute with WEEI radio’s Chris Price to talk about Achilles tendon ruptures and what this means for Patriots’ defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, who injured his Achilles tendon in last week’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. Laurie Katz, M.D. is Board-Certified in orthopedic surgery and specializes in the care of sports injuries of athletes at all levels.
Bruce Leslie, M.D. recently returned from the Hawaii Wrist Course in Maui, sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He joined an internationally recognized faculty of experts in the field of hand surgery, giving lectures on pediatric wrist fractures and treatment of failed basal joint surgery before an international audience of hand and wrist surgeons.
The National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference is a political gathering of orthopaedic surgeons from across the country. The purpose of the meeting was to educate and introduce orthopaedic surgeons to the political process and to inform legislators of issues affecting orthopaedic surgeons and their patients. Dr. Leslie is the Chair of the Government Affairs Committee for the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. Washington, D.C. April 6-8, 2011.