Robert H. Quinn, MD appointed Chair, Council on Research and Quality for the AAOS.

Robert H. Quinn, MD

Robert H. Quinn, MD, named chair of the

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Council on Research and Quality


NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 9, 2018) – Texas orthopaedic surgeon Robert H. Quinn, MD, became the chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Council on Research and Quality (CORQ).

The CORQ serves to advance the application of scientific knowledge to improve the safety and effectiveness of musculoskeletal care. The Council develops and disseminates evidence-based tools that facilitate physicians use of clinical practice guidelines and appropriate use criteria.

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