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Published 8/1/2008

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings (September through December). For more information about AAOS-sponsored courses, contact the AAOS customer service department at (800) 626-6726.

For more information about other CME courses or orthopaedic meetings listed, contact the source provided.

Meetings and courses sponsored by Board of Specialty Societies members and regional orthopaedic organizations may be listed in the print version of AAOS Now. Orthopaedic state society meetings, invitation-only research symposia, and other meeting listings can be found in the AAOS online calendar, available at www.aaos.org

Send information, including contact name and e-mail address to:

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


SEPT. 10
Telling the Whole Truth: Orthopaedists as Expert Witnesses
AAOS Webinar
Moderator: Tamara L. Martin, MD

SEPT. 18–20
North Pacific Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
Alderbrook Resort & Spa, Union, Wash.
Web site:

SEPT. 20
AAOS Top Orthopaedic Controversies
Hyatt Regency Irvine, Irvine, Calif.
Course Director: David B. Thordarson, MD

SEPT. 25–27
Clinical Orthopaedic Society 96th Annual Meeting
The Westin Annapolis, Annapolis, Md.
Web site:

OCT. 10–12
Life after Orthopaedics: Creating an Active Lifestyle
J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.
Course Director: Joseph S. Barr Jr., MD

OCT. 16–19
AANA Masters Experience Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy—Resident Course
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: John F. Orwin, MD; Michael P. Bradley, MD; Paul D. Fadale, MD; Daniel Zelazny, MD
Web site:

OCT. 17–19
3rd Annual AAOS Orthopaedic Practice Management Course: Building Essential Skills
Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Course Directors: Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA; David A. Halsey, MD

OCT. 22–25
Eastern Orthopaedic Association 39th Annual Meeting
Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, Nev.
Web site:

NOV. 2–6
41st Annual AAOS Course for Orthopaedic Educators
Hickory Ridge Marriott Conference Center, Lisle, Ill.
Course Directors: Kevin P. Black, MD; Stephen J. Pinney, MD; Edmund R. Campion, MD

NOV. 6
AAOS Expert Witness: Tips and Insights
Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Course Director: J. Mark Melhorn, MD

NOV. 7–9
10th Annual AAOS Occupational Orthopaedics & Workers Compensation
Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Course Directors: J. Mark Melhorn, MD; Marilyn L. Yodlowski, MD

NOV. 12
Orthopaedists at Risk: Acceptable Conduct in Advertising and Professional Relationships
AAOS Webinar
Moderator: Peter J. Mandell, MD

NOV. 13–16
AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification™ Preparation & Review
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles
Course Directors: Mark E. Baratz, MD; Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD

NOV. 20–22
AANA 27th Fall Course
J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix
Web site:

DEC. 4–7
AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification™ Preparation and Review
Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston
Course Directors: Joseph M. Lane, MD; Charles N. Cornell, MD

DEC. 8–13
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) 2008 Conference
Red Rock Hotel, Las Vegas


OCT. 3–7
AAOS/Asociación Costarricense de Ortopedia y Traumatología Education Program
San José, Costa Rica
Web site:


SEPT. 13–14
AANA Masters Experience Course: Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: James W. Stone, MD, Richard D. Ferkel, MD, James P. Tasto, MD, Alastair S. Younger, MD
Web site:

OCT. 2–4
Complete Foot Care Course
The Boston Park Plaza & Towers, Boston
Program Chair: Christopher P. Chiodo, MD
Web site:

NOV. 7–8
Surgery of the Forefoot and Midfoot: From Trauma to Reconstruction
The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas
Program Chair: G. Andrew Murphy, MD
Web site:

DEC. 5–7
AAOS Top 15 Foot and Ankle Problems CME Course
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, Bonita Springs, Fla.
Course Directors: Gregory P. Guyton, MD; Mark E. Easley, MD


SEPT. 17
ASSH Residents & Fellows Conference
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago
Web site:

SEPT. 18–20
ASSH Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago
Web site:

NOV. 7–9
ASSH Arthroplasty of the Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Burr Ridge, Ill.
Web site:

DEC. 12–13
AAOS/ASES Elbow Reconstruction: Arthroscopy, Instability, and Arthroplasty OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Guido Marra, MD; Matthew Lee Ramsey, MD


SEPT. 26–28
AANA Masters Experience Course: Hip Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Marc J. Philippon, MD, Carlos Guanche, MD, Victor M. Ilizaliturri Jr., MD, Bryan T. Kelly, MD

Web site: www.aana.org

NOV. 7–9
AAHKS Fall Meeting
Hyatt Regency DFW, Dallas
Web site:


SEPT. 5–7
AANA Masters Experience Course: Knee Cartilage
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Robert E. Hunter, MD; Jack M. Bert, MD; Thomas R. Carter, MD; Bert Mandelbaum, MD
Web site:

OCT. 23–25
AAOS/AAHKS Knee Arthroplasty: Uni, Total & Revision, Insight, New Techniques
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Robert T. Trousdale, MD; Thomas Parker Vail, MD


Early Onset Scoliosis: Management Principles (POSNA Tutorial)
Salt Lake City
Tutors: Jacques D’Astous, MD; James O. Sanders, MD; Charles E. Johnston II, MD
Web site:

DEC. 3–7
POSNA/AAOS 5th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium
Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Course Director: John M. Flynn, MD


OCT. 3–4
AAOS/ASES Management of the Unstable Shoulder: Arthroscopic and Open Repairs
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD; Robert A. Arciero, MD

OCT. 10–12
AANA Masters Experience Course: Shoulder Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Stephen S. Burkhart, MD, Scott P. Fischer, MD, Scott E. Powell, MD, Ben Shaffer, MD
Web site:

NOV. 21–22
AAOS/ASES Shoulder Arthroplasty: Surgical Indications & Techniques
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Gerald R. Williams Jr., MD; David M. Dines, MD


SEPT. 10–13
Scoliosis Research Society 43rd Annual Meeting
Grand American Hotel, Salt Lake City
Web site:

SEPT. 18–20
AAOS Contemporary Techniques in Spinal Surgery 2008
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Sanford E. Emery, MD, MBA; Rick C. Sasso, MD

OCT. 14–18
North American Spine Society Annual Meeting
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Web site:

NOV. 13–15
2008 Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Green Valley Ranch Resort, Henderson, Nev.

DEC. 3–6
Cervical Spine Research Society 2008 Annual Meeting and Instructional Course
Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas
Web site:


NOV. 20–23
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Annual Meeting
San Diego Marriott and San Diego Convention Center

DEC. 11–14
AOSSM 2008 Advanced Team Physican Course
Hilton Austin, Austin, Texas
Web site:


OCT. 15–18
OTA Annual Meeting and Residents Comprehensive Fracture Course
Hyatt Denver Convention Center Hotel, Denver
Web site:

DEC. 4–6
AAOS/OTA Routine and High Energy Complex Fracture Management CME Course
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Joseph Borrelli Jr., MD; Robert F. Ostrum, MD


NOV. 6–9
Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Annual Meeting
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix
Web site: