Published 8/1/2007

Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meeting through November 2007. For more information about AAOS-sponsored courses, contact the AAOS customer service department at (800) 626-6726, visit the CME course section of the AAOS Web site at www.aaos.org/courses, or contact the source listed. For more information about other CME courses or about orthopaedic meetings, contact the source listed.

If your nonprofit organization is planning a CME course for orthopaedic surgeons and related specialists or a meeting of interest to orthopaedic surgeons, you may have the event listed in AAOS Now. Send information, including contact name and e-mail address to:

6300 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, Ill. 60018-4262, USA
Fax: (847) 823-8033

Foot and Ankle

Sept. 8-9
AANA Masters Experience: Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy
A joint presentation of the AOFAS and AANA
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Faculty: James W. Stone, MD; James P. Tasto, MD; and Alastair S. Younger, MD
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Sept. 13-15
AOFAS Complete Foot Care Course
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
Program chair: Troy S. Watson, MD
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Sept. 28-30
Evolving Techniques and ‘Gold Standard’ Procedures for Ankle Arthritis
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Richard M. Marks, MD, and Sigvard “Ted” Hansen Jr., MD

Nov. 2–4
Top 15 Foot and Ankle Problems
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, San Antonio, Texas
Course directors: Bryan D. Den Hartog, MD, and Gregory P. Guyton, MD

Hand, Wrist and Elbow

Sept. 27-29
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)Annual Meeting
Seattle, Wash.
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Nov. 16–17
AAOS/ASSH Advanced Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy and Reconstruction
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Scott P. Steinmann, MD, and A. Lee Osterman, MD


Sept. 27-29
Hip Society Closed Summer Scientific Meeting
Pasadena, Calif.
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Oct. 12-14
AANA Hip Arthroscopy Course
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Instructors: Marc Philippon, MD; Joseph McCarthy, MD; Thomas Sampson, MD, and Victor Ilizaliturri, MD
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Oct. 25-27
Revision and Complex Total Hip Replacement
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Jay R. Lieberman, MD, and Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD

Nov. 2-4
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Gaylord Texan Resort, Dallas
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Sept. 3-7
South African Orthopaedic Association
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Sept. 25-28
British Orthopaedic Association
Manchester, England
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Oct. 7-12
Australian Orthopaedic Association
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland
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Oct. 14-18
New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
Auckland, N.Z.


Oct. 4-6
Knee Arthroplasty: Uni, Total and Revision Insight, New Techniques - What you Need to Know!
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Kenneth A. Krackow, MD, and Robert T. Trousdale, MD

Nov. 2-4
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Gaylord Texan Resort, Dallas
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Nov. 28-Dec. 2
4th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium presented by POSNA and AAOS
Hilton in the Walt Disney Land Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Course director: Chad Price, MD
Advisory board: Alain Dimeglio, MD, John M. Flynn, MD, Gregory A. Mencio, MD, and Daniel J. Sucato, MD

Practice Management

Oct. 5-7
2nd Annual Orthopaedic Practice Management: Building Essential Skills for a Successful Practice
The Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Course directors: Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, and David A. Halsey, MD

Regional Meetings
Sept. 13-15

North Pacific Orthopaedic Society
Sun Valley Lodge Sun Valley, Idaho
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Oct. 10-13
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Closed Meeting
Four Seasons in Dallas at Las Colinas, Dallas
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Oct. 13-14
ASES Total Shoulder and Elbow Arthroscopy Open Symposium
Four Seasons Resort, Las Colinas, Dallas

Oct. 19-21
AANA Shoulder Arthroscopy Course
OLC, Rosemont, IL
Instructors: Anthony Romeo, MD; Larry Field, MD; Anthony Schepsis, MD, and Stephen Weber, MD
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Special Interest

Sept. 8
Top Ten Orthopaedic Controversies Intercontinental, New York City
Course director: Edward Akelman, MD

Sept. 26-29
Clinical Orthopaedic Society (95th Annual) combined w/Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tenn.
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Oct. 10-13
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Vancouver, B.C.
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Oct. 20-24
6th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies
Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
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Oct. 18-20
Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting
Hynes Convention Center, Boston
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Oct. 25
Expert Witness: Tips and Insights
The Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Director: J. Mark Melhorn, MD

Oct. 26-28
9th Annual Occupational Orthopaedics and Workers' Compensation: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
The Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Course directors: J. Mark Melhorn, MD, and Naomi N. Shields, MD

Nov. 4–8
40th Annual Course for Orthopaedic Educators
Hickory Ridge Marriott, Lisle, Ill.
Course directors: Stephen J. Pinney, MD; Edmund R. Campion, MD; and Kevin P. Black, MD

Nov. 9–11
AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Hyatt Regency La Jolla, La Jolla, Calif.
Course directors: Barry L. Riemer, MD, and Mark E. Baratz, MD

Nov. 10-13
American Medical Association (Interim)
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Sept. 5-8
Scoliosis Research Society 42nd Annual Meeting
In conjunction with the British Scoliosis Society
Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Oct. 23-27
North American Spine Society
Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas
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Nov. 8–10
Contemporary Techniques in Spinal Surgery 2007
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Frank M. Phillips, MD, and Sanford E. Emery, MD

Nov. 27
Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) 2007 Instructional Course
Palace Hotel, San Francisco
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Nov. 28-Dec. 1
CSRS Annual Meeting
Palace Hotel, San Francisco
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