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Published 10/1/2007

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings through Dec. 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
Nov. 2-4

AAOS 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

Nov. 30-Dec. 1
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Complications in Foot & Ankle Surgery
Astor Crowne Plaza, New Orleans
Program chair: Steven L. Haddad, MD

Hand, Wrist, and Elbow
Nov. 16-17

AAOS/American Society for Surgery of the Hand Advanced Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy and Reconstruction
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Scott P. Steinmann, MD, and A. Lee Osterman, MD

Nov. 2-4

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Gaylord Texan Resort, Dallas
Web site:

Nov. 15-17

39th Congress of Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia
Transamérica Expo Center, São Paulo, Brazil
Web site:

Dec. 12-16
AAOS/AAOT Education Program
Mar del Plata, Argentina
Web site:

Nov. 2-4

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Gaylord Texan Resort, Dallas
Web site:

Oct. 27-28

American Academy of Pediatrics Orthopaedic Section Annual Meeting
San Francisco
Faculty: Michael G. Vitale, MD; John F. Sarwark, MD; and William L. Hennrikus Jr., MD

Nov. 28-Dec. 2
4th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium presented by Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 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

Special Interest
Nov. 4-8

AAOS 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
Web site:

Dec. 6-9
AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review
Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.
Course directors: Joseph M. Lane, MD, and Charles N. Cornell, MD

Nov. 8-10

AAOS 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
Web site:

Nov. 28-Dec. 1
CSRS Annual Meeting
Palace Hotel, San Francisco
Web site:

Dec. 6-8

AAOS/OTA Strategies and Tactics in Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Thomas A. (Toney) Russell, MD, and Joseph Borrelli Jr., MD