This is my final article for The Diplomate; my year as President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) has ended. I welcome Dr. Jim Roberson as President and know he will do an excellent job in leading the Board. I also want to welcome Dr. David Martin as the new Executive Medical Director. Dr. Martin has served as Interim Executive Director since March. He demonstrated during that time that he will be dedicated to serving the board, the diplomates, and the public to improve board processes. The Board has also elected Dr. James Carpenter as Vice President, Dr. Peter Murray as President-Elect, Dr. Terrance Peabody as Secretary, Dr. Douglas Lundy as Treasurer, and new Directors Dr. April Armstrong and Dr. Frederick Azar. Read more...