ROSEMONT, Ill., May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced 14 recipients of the 2019 MORE Awards presented annually to journalists for accurate reporting of bone and joint health news topics.
Entries were judged by a panel of orthopaedic surgeons, and evaluated for overall quality and accuracy. The winners
"Members of the media are key influencers in how the public perceives musculoskeletal health," said AAOS President Kristy L. Weber, MD. "Their stories play an essential role in the decisions patients make about their care, therefore, it's important that reporters and physicians continue to collaborate on health stories to ensure the information being publicized is accurate."
Entries for the 2020 MORE Awards will open in July. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Entries must have been published between October 1, 2018 and October 1, 2019. For more information on entry guidelines, visit newsroom.aaos.org.
The 2019 MORE Award winners by category are:
About the AAOSWith more than 39,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is the world's largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS is the trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal health. It provides the highest quality, most comprehensive education to help orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals at every career level best treat patients in their daily practices. The AAOS is the source for information on bone and joint conditions, treatments and related musculoskeletal health care issues and it leads the health care discussion on advancing quality.
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