Archive for October, 2013
On October 12th, 2013, Dr. William Stetson was presented with the Spirit of Healing award from the Los AngelesChristian Health Centers (LACHC). LACHC is a non profit Federally Qualified Health Center serving homeless and low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles’ Skid Row and East Los Angeles communities. Dr. Stetson has volunteered his time and service to LACHC since 2004 providing specialty care to those in need. Others honored at this event were Sarah Stegemoeller, Esq. and Father Gregory Boyle. Congratulations Dr. Stetson!
Dr. Stetson will be traveling to Cluj-Naapoca, Romania to represent the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) at an international education program sponsored jointly by the AAOS and the Romanian Orthopedic Society. This is the 15th Annual Romanian National Orthopedic Congress and the first time the AAOS has been asked to participate. Dr. Stetson, accompanied by Dr. Guido Marra of Northwestern University, will give a full day of lectures on basic and advanced shoulder surgical techniques. As chairman of the AAOS International Committee, Dr. Stetson will be representing the Academy to establish more programs in Romania and other eastern European cities during his visit.
From July 29-Aug. 2, Stetson Powell Orthopedics hosted Dr. Semin Becirbegovic from the University of Sarajevo. Dr. Becirbegovic was the recipient of the Stetson Powell – AAOS International Education Scholarship for 2013. He shadowed Drs. Powell, Stetson, and Lee for one week in the office and observed various arthroscopic orthopedic procedures in the operating room. Dr. Becirbegovic is interested in establishing a shoulder arthroscopy center at the University of Sarajevo and will continue to collaborate with our surgeons to reach his goal.