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Dr. Greer became the Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1971 and remained in that role until his retirement in 1992. Over 50 residents graduated from the training program during that interval. Throughout his career, he developed a national reputation as a clinician and researcher with diverse interests, which spanned joint replacement, metabolic bone disease, pediatrics and musculoskeletal oncology. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and was both Director and President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. In addition, he was Associate Dean of Medical Education for the Penn State University College of Medicine from 1987-1992. The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation today rests on the foundation of excellence created by Dr. Greer during his 21-year tenure as Division Chief.
- Describe the organization of international humanitarian programs.
- Recognize and plan treatment for various foot and ankle deformities in underserved regions of the world.
- Discuss how to do more with less in treating severe foot and ankle deformities on these programs.
- 5:30 p.m. | Humanitarian Service for the Orthopedic Surgeon: an Option or an Obligation
Mark Myerson, MD
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
University of Colorado
- 7:00 p.m. | Adjournment
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