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The 2007 ABC Traveling Fellowship: Building International Orthopaedic Bridges
Constance R. Chu, MD1; John Antoniou, MD, PhD, FRCSC1; Brian G. Donley, MD3; Steven L. Frick, MD4; Alan S. Hilibrand, MD5; William M. Ricci, MD6; Alastair S. Younger, MD, FRCSC7
1 University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 911, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. E-mail address: chucr@upmc.edu
3 Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk A40, Cleveland, OH 44195. E-mail address: donleyb@ccf.org
4 Carolinas Medical Center, 1616 Scott Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203. E-mail address: steven.frick@carolinashealthcare.org
5 Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. E-mail address: alan.hilibrand@mail.tju.edu
6 Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Washington University Orthopaedics, Campus Box 8233, St. Louis, MO 63110. E-mail address: ricciw@wudosis.wustl.edu
7 British Columbia Foot and Ankle Clinic, Burrard Medical Centre, Suite 560-1144 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2A5, Canada. E-mail address: asyounger@shaw.ca
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Disclosure: In support of their research for or preparation of this work, one or more of the authors received, in any one year, outside funding or grants of less than $10,000 from the American Orthopaedic Association as fellowship support. Neither they nor a member of their immediate families received payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity. No commercial entity paid or directed, or agreed to pay or direct, any benefits to any research fund, foundation, division, center, clinical practice, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which the authors, or a member of their immediate families, are affiliated or associated.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2008 Mar 01;90(3):672-674. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.G.01127
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Five Americans and two Canadians completed the 2007 American, British, and Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellowship, a journey around the world from North America to Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand and back in thirty-five days. Engaged by the generosity and the hospitality of distinguished hosts representing the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the Australian Orthopaedic Association, and the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, the ABC fellows exchanged insights into orthopaedic surgery, learned of the rich history and perspectives at each location, and developed international friendships.
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