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SOURCE American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Media competition honors journalists for accurate bone and joint health-related coverage
ROSEMONT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the winners of the 2014 MORE Awards, which are presented to journalists who demonstrate excellence in reporting and further the public's understanding of musculoskeletal health-related issues. This distinguished group of journalists will be honored during an awards ceremony, held in conjunction with the Academy's National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference, at the JW Marriot in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 1st.
"The Academy recognizes and honors journalists who educate the public about issues and trends in bone and joint health," said Academy President Frederick M. Azar, MD. "This year's winning stories showcase innovations in orthopaedic care, which help our members restore mobility and enable their patients to return to active, healthy lifestyles."
This year's 27 MORE Award winners represent a diverse group of health and medical writers, producers and freelance reporters from print, broadcast and online media outlets. Entries were judged by a distinguished panel of orthopaedic surgeons, and evaluated for overall quality, accuracy and effectiveness in promoting greater awareness of musculoskeletal health issues. The 2014 MORE Award winners by category are:
To view these winning submissions, visit aaos.org/moreawards.
The MORE Awards are open to all journalists, freelance writers and editors in print, broadcast or online media. The 2015 competition details will be posted at aaos.org/moreawards in late June.
With more than 38,000 members, AAOS is the world's largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. Our members are committed to helping patients prevent injuries rather than treat them.
For more safety tips and information on bone and joint health, visit OrthoInfo.org.
Visit the AAOS Newsroom for bone and joint health news, stats, facts, images and spokesperson interview requests.
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