Dr Clohisy, Chairman of the AAOS Kappa Delta Awards Selection Committee with Dr Young-Min Kwon (right). Photograph kindly provided by JustPictureThis
Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Director of the Mass General Center for Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Replacement, was awarded the prestigious Kappa Delta Investigator Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on Wednesday, February 16. Since their inception in 1947, the Kappa Delta Awards are bestowed by the Academy for outstanding research in Orthopaedic surgery that is of the highest significance and impact. It is the highest award in Orthopaedic research in the nation. The award was formally presented by the president of AAOS during the opening ceremony at the Academy’s annual meeting in San Diego.