AAOS/OTA Daily Dilemmas in Trauma: Your Topics, Expert Solutions

April 19-21, 2018
Baltimore, MD • Inner Harbor  

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

CME Credit: 16.75
Directors: Paul Tornetta III, MD and J. Tracy Watson, MD
Course #: 1803339

This unique course, designed by you for you, delivers the trauma updates and operative and nonoperative fracture treatments you need to stay current when you take call.

Faculty share current knowledge and insights on some pre-selected topics, including fracture management, infection, bone grafts, compartment syndrome and more. You guide the remaining portion by voting in advance on your preferred topics, creating a unique experience around the most popular selections.

Improve practice performance and build valuable skills through engaging debates, case reviews with surgical approaches and fixation strategies, hands-on bone model labs, rotating small group discussions, and surgical videos. Tap into your faculty's trauma expertise and insights with your personally challenging cases for solutions and decision-making.

Special offer for course registrants!  Included with course registration is a one-year Orthopaedic Video Theater (OVT) subscription - a $199 member value!            

Your free OVT subscription includes:

  • Mobile and desktop access to 700 videos with new videos added throughout the year
  • Easy search and navigation
  • 84 trauma-specific videos

Plus, earn 150+ additional CME credits beyond the 16.75 at the course! 

You pick the topics. We bring the expertise.

Course Directors

Paul Tornetta III, MD
Boston University School of Medicine

J. Tracy Watson, MD
Saint Louis University

Registration Fees

Registration includes a one-year subscription to Orthopaedic Video Theater - a $199 member value!

Attendee Credentials Registration Fee
AAOS Member
OTA Member
Candidate Member
Associate Member
International Member
Orthopaedic Resident
Post Residency Fellow
Allied Health
Active U.S. Military
AAOS Emeritus Member
International Nonmember
Non-MD Practitioner

Program Information


At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  • Review the appropriate care and treatment options for common yet often complex fractures and injury patterns
  • Apply different algorithms for the evaluation of common traumatic injuries based on diagnostic modalities and treatment options, with an emphasis on current concepts of surgical management
  • Identify indications and surgical approaches for anatomic specific fractures
  • Discuss contemporary fracture fixation strategies
  • Manage post-operative care for the patient with traumatic injuries

Special Highlights:

Baltimore's beautiful Inner Harbor!
Enjoy world-class dining and shopping, live music venues, waterfront tours and cruises, and museums for every interest in this lively location.


Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nurses, PAs, and Residents looking to improve critical thinking and gain up-to-date knowledge and valuable skills to improve both patient trauma care and practice performance.

Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service at: customerservice@aaos.org or mail to AAOS, 9400 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Course cancellations are subject to the following refund policy. Webinars and Webcast registration fees are non-refundable (you will be notified if a replay is available to watch at a later date convenient for you).

Days Prior to Course Start Date Refund
30+ Days Registration fee less $150 cancellation fee
29 to 15 days 50% refund
14 days or less No refund
Course Cancellation

The Academy reserves the right to cancel a course thirty (30) days prior to the course start date. Any person who has registered for the course will be notified by email at the address noted in the AAOS member database. A telephone call will also be made to each registrant for whom a number is available. Persons whose registration is received after a course is cancelled will be notified by telephone and email. Registration fees will be refunded in full. However, other costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

For additional information or to register, call AAOS Customer Service Department at 1 (800) 626-6726 (US & Canada) or 1-847-823-7186 for outside US & Canada Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM CT or email: customerservice@aaos.org.

The Academy would like to thank the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) for the many contributions made by its members in the production of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.