The first meeting of the Task Force on Humanitarianism and Medical Mission Involvement met May 29, 2014. The Task Force adopted the following goals:
- To establish a Humanitarian Award to recognize AAHKS members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding musculoskeletal-related humanitarian activities in the United States or abroad.
- To highlight humanitarian efforts of our members and the organizations that they support.
- To heighten the awareness of our membership and encourage their involvement in and support of humanitarian efforts.
Task Force members: William J. Robb III, MD, Chair; Carlos J. Lavernia, MD; Tyler D. Goldberg, MD; Mark W. Woolf, MD; Audrey K. Tsao, MD; Brian S. Parsley, MD. Contact Jean Furlan at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.