Enhanced Information

Shares or Stock: The number of shares possessed as a stockholder in a publicly traded corporation by the person completing disclosure.

Mutual fund: An investment company or trust in which decisions to purchase and sell shares of stock or other investments is made by someone other than the person completing disclosure.

Royalty payments: A share in the proceeds paid to an inventor or a proprietor (the person completing disclosure) for the right to use his or her invention or services.

Immediate Family: For the purposes of Disclosure, "immediate family" will be defined as husband, wife, father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, domestic partner, and children of the domestic partner.

Principal Investigator: The individual(s) judged by the organization providing funding to have the appropriate level of authority and responsibility to direct a research or other project or program supported by a grant. The PI is responsible and accountable to the funding organization (or, as appropriate, to a collaborating organization) for the proper conduct of the project or program, including the submission of all required reports.

Limited Number of Members to Disclose Certain Enhanced Information: AAOS Board of Directors, Council/Cabinet Chairs, Editors-in-Chief and Deputy Editors, applicants and members of AAOS CPG and AUC Workgroups and Technology Overview Development Workgroups, and AAOS Executive Management Team.