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Membership

Vision Statement

  1. The MOS will focus on education at our annual summer and fall meetings.
  2. The MOS legislative efforts will continue to protect the services we offer to our patients.
  3. The MOS will maintain a membership database to promote interaction between the orthopaedic surgeons in the state of Michigan in the best interest of patient care.

Member Benefits

Lobbyist representation in Michigan to address medical liability reform, third party payer issues and others.  Fundraisers and meetings with state legislators are organized to promote legislation beneficial to patient's welfare.

Continuing education programs are available on the latest techniques and management of orthopaedic injuries with nationally recognized orthopaedic specialists.  In June 2009, Donald Wiss, MD from California an Derek McGinn from Birmingham, England will be our keynote speakers for our Annual Scientific Meeting at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.

Practice management and orthopaedic coding seminars by Karen Zupko & Associates, Chicago, IL.  Next program:  September 17, 2009 at St. John's Conference Center in Plymouth, MI.

Category I CME accreditation - over 20 credits available to members in 2009.

MOS has coalitions with other medical groups to oppose expansion of scope of practice issues in Michigan

Quarterly newsletters provide updates on national and state legislative issues; a complete guide to all activities of the MOS.

Online Membership Directory enabling your associates and patients to easily be aware of your contact information.

The opportunity for collaboration and alliance with other specialists during interactive programs at educational meetings.

Representation with US Congressmen from Michigan as Board members and other key contacts interact on annual Washington DC visits as well as with letter writing/phone campaigns.

Presentation of your research at annual education meetings as well as an opportunity for residents to qualify for the Residency Outstanding Paper Award.

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