In September NZOA President John McKie attended the South African & British Orthopaedic Association's ASM's. Here are some of his photos from that trip - first the Carousel came together again in Cape Town...
The Nobel Peace Prize recipients from South Africa: Albert Lutuli, Desmond Tutu, F. W. de Klerk, and Nelson Mandela
One of the key messages from the symposium on robotics!
Groote Schuur Hospital where Christiaan Barnard performed the first human heart transplant in 1967
Inside the original wing of the Groote Schuur Hospital is The Heart of Cape Town Museum which opened on the 40th anniversary of the first heart transplant to honor everyone who played a major role. The museum also focuses on the ethical and moral implications this scientific breakthrough raised at the time
The Carousel on stage at the SAOA ASM in Cape Town
Brian (SAOA Immediate Past President) & Sandy Bernstein - our South African hosts.
Wayne (American Orthopaedic Association President) & Michele Sebastianelli
Wayne, Brian & John
Different continent - still LIONZ
Anria Horn & Rob Dunn (SAOA President)
Annette Holian (Australian Orthopaedic Association President)
Jill & Danny Guy (AAOS Immediate Past President)
John Skinner (BOA President)
Sundowners in the bush
The cheeky monkey who pinched bread & a serviette from our lunch table
Constantia Winery Cape Town.
Table Mountain dominates the Cape Town skyline
Adding to my academic qualifications while on holiday in Ireland between the South African & British meetings.
Does this qualify for CME?
The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
The Queen leaves Scotland
At the College of Surgeons, London - John Skinner signing the book of remembrance at the Bone & Joint Journal dinner
With John Hunter - College of Surgeons
The Carousel at College
High Tea at Kensington Palace Gardens
London prepares to celebrate & farewell the Queen.