Wilford K. Gibson, M.D., an Orthopaedic Surgeon with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, has been elected to serve as Secretary, Board of Councilors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Gibson will in addition be a member of the AAOS Board of Directors for a term of three years. He has also received a committee appointment to AAOS News.

Dr. Gibson previously has served as president of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society (VOS) and the Norfolk Academy of Medicine. He is the current President of the Seaboard Medical Association.

The Board of Councilors serves as an advisory group to the AAOS’s Board of Directors and its many committees. In working with state orthopaedic societies, the Board of Councilors represents grassroots efforts of the profession and conducts a wide range of educational programs for orthopaedists and their patients.