Ms. Hackett, who is also the chair of the American Society of Association Executives, guided discussions on how organizations can offer services and products in China as well as engage in future collaborations. The trip focused on Shanghai and Beijing, where Ms. Hackett met with the president of the Chinese Orthopaedic Association.
According to the report, China has five times more orthopedic surgeons than the United States, and AAOS hopes to collaborate with these surgeons on orthopedic education efforts.
Read the report on Karen Hackett's trip to China.
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AAOS CEO Leads Trip to ChinaWritten by Laura Miller | August 08, 2011
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons CEO Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, CAE, recently led a group of executives from several organizations on a trip to China to discuss potential collaborations in the future, according to an AAOS Now report.
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