Dr. Kaye E. Wilkins, M.D. Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Global Education

Dr. Kaye E. Wilkins, M.D. Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Global Education

Dr. Kaye Wilkins honored at AAOS 2014Throughout his life, Kaye E. Wilkins, MD, has sought to improve the lives of patients by teaching physicians in more than 20 countries around the globe. The AAOS International Committee recognized his efforts to educate orthopaedic surgeons around the world by presenting him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Global Education during the International President’s Breakfast and World Opinion Forum on Wednesday.

From left: William B. Stetson, MD; Kaye E. Wilkins, MD; and Joshua J. Jacobs, MD

The 2008 AAOS Humanitarian Award Winner was recognized for his efforts to educate orthopaedic surgeons in more than 20 countries, including Mexico, Peru, Haiti, and Iraq. William B. Stetson, MD, chair of the International Committee, presented the award, noting that Dr. Wilkins always aims “to leave skills, and not just scars,” whenever he is visits another country or clinic.

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