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March 13, 2014

David C. Templeman, MD, Assumes Academy Board of Specialty Societies Chair

NEW ORLEANS?Orthopaedic surgeon David C. Templeman, MD, of Minneapolis, Minn. was named Board of Specialty Societies (BOS) chair for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS) during its 2014 Annual Meeting. The BOS?comprised of the leaders of 22 North American musculoskeletal specialty societies, addresses advocacy, continuing medical education, research, residency, fellowship and other mutual issues related to orthopaedics?also serves as a resource and advisor to the AAOS Board of Directors, and promotes unity and collaboration between the bone and joint health specialty societies and the Academy.

Dr. Templeman specializes in the treatment of pelvic, hip joint and lower-extremity fractures. He is past president of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) and has served for two years as an AAOS board member since being elected secretary of the BOS. He is a professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, where he is a two-time recipient of the “Teacher of the Year” award

Dr. Templeman is a past participant in Doctors Without Borders, caring for patients and educating surgeons in Indonesia, Nigeria, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Afghanistan. D. Templeman earned bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Iowa. His internship and residency were completed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he completed a fellowship at the University of California, Davis.


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