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American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery elects new board director

April 30, 2016

The board of directors of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery announced in a press release that it has recently elected Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, as its new director.

“We are fortunate to have Dr. Jacobs, a nationally recognized orthopedic leader who was previously president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, join the board and we will look forward to his contributions for the next 7 years,” J. Lawrence Marsh, MD, president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) board of directors, said in the release.

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