I agree to comply with the Bylaws of the AAOS. The AAOS Standards of Professionalism and with all the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to them. I understand that these bylaws and the AAOS Standards of Professionalism are available on the AAOS website, www.aaos.org. I further agree that, in return for the AAOS treating the entire contents of this application as confidential, privileged information, the AAOS is authorized to make whatever inquiries and investigations it deems appropriate to verify my credentials, professional standing and moral or ethical character. In addition, I agree that I will not cause or attempt to cause any disclosure, public or private, of the contents of my application or of any proceedings of any AAOS Committee conducted in connection with my application except as provided in the AAOS Bylaws. I affirm and state that the information furnished in this application is true.
I recognize that the AAOS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or national origin, or on any basis that would constitute illegal discrimination. I am also aware that the application is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, where the offices of the AAOS are located. Should any dispute arise from this application process, I agree to be bound by the laws of the State of Illinois.
I hereby consent to the release by any hospital, educational institution or governmental agency, physician, professional society, or other person possessing or requiring the same, whether or not listed above, of any and all information in any way pertaining to my personal character, training, experience, or professional competence.