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AAOS Now

Published 1/1/2008

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings through June 2008. 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 orthopaedic meetings, contact the source provided.

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:

AAOS Now

6300 N. River Rd.

Rosemont, Ill. 60018-4262

Fax: (847) 823-8033

E-mail: aaoscomm@aaos.org

FOOT AND ANKLE

FEB. 8–9
AAOS Current Techniques in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: David B. Thordarson, MD, and Gregory C. Berlet, MD

APR. 10–11
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Military Visitation Program: Center for the Intrepid
Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas
Program chair: James R. Ficke, MD
Web site:
www.aofas.org

MAY 1–3
AOFAS Advanced Foot and Ankle Course: Reconstruction & Salvage of Complications
Intercontinental Mark Hopkins, San Francisco
Program chair: David B. Thordarson, MD
Web site:
www.aofas.org

JUNE 25–28
24th Annual AOFAS Summer Meeting and Pre-meeting Course
Marriot Denver City Center, Denver
Program chair: Stephen J. Pinney, MD
Web site:
www.aofas.org

HAND, WRIST, AND ELBOW

FEB. 8–10
Electives in Hand Surgery
Jointly Sponsored by: American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and American Society of Hand Therapists
InterContinental New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans
Program co-chairs: David J. Slutsky, MD, and Randipsingh R. Bindra, MD
Web site:
www.assh.org

MAY 16–17
AAOS Current Options in the Treatment of Wrist Injuries
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Douglas P. Hanel, MD, and Leon S. Benson, MD

HIP

MAY 2–3
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)/AAOS
Cuting Edge Developments and Controversies in Total Joint Arthroplasty (3 locations) Cambridge, Mass., Los Angeles, and Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: David G. Lewallen, MD; Daniel J. Berry, MD; Thomas Parker Vail, MD; and William A. Jiranek, MD
Web site:
www.aaos.org

INTERNATIONAL

FEB. 21–24
AAOS/Societa Italiana di Artroscopia (SIA) Education Program
Tarviso, Italy

MARCH 9–14
The International Bone & Mineral Society (IBMS) Workshops: Bone Biology & Therapeutics
Davos, Switzerland
Web site:
http://www.IBMSonline.org

APR. 23–27
AAOS/Turkish Society of Orthopaedics & Traumatology Education Program
Antalya, Turkey
Web site:
www.totbid.org.tr

APR. 30–MAY 4
AAOS/Sociedad Mexicana de Ortopedia Education Program
México City, Mexico
Web site:
www.smo.edu.mx

MAY 29–JUNE 1
9th Congress of European Federation of National Association of Ortopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT)
Nice, France
Web site:
www.efort.org

JUNE 3–4
AAOS/Sociedad Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología (SECOT) Education Program
Madrid, Spain
Web site:
www.secot.es

JUNE 4–7
2nd Joint American Orthopaedic Association/Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting
Quebec City, Canada
Web site:
www.coa-aco.org or www.aoassn.org

JUNE 13–14
Teach–Travel–Learn: Volunteering with Orthopaedics Overseas
George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Course director: Richard C. Fisher, MD

JUNE 19–20
Annual Amsterdam Foot and Ankle Course
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web site:
http://www.ankleplatform.com

JUNE 25–29
AAOS/Malaysian Orthopaedic Association/ASEAN Education Program
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Web site:
www.moa-home.com

KNEE

APRIL 3–5
AAOS Knee Injuries in Athletes: Getting Patients Back in the Game; Cutting Edge Techniques
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Jason L. Koh, MD, and Rick W. Wright, MD
Web site:
www.aaos.org

MAY 2–3
AAHKS/AAOS Cuting Edge Developments and Controversies in Total Joint Arthroplasty (3 locations)
Cambridge, Mass., Los Angeles, and Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: David G. Lewallen, MD; Daniel J. Berry, MD; Thomas Parker Vail, MD; and William A. Jiranek, MD
Web site:
www.aaos.org

PEDIATRICS

APRIL 9–12
Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics 2008 Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Web site:
www.acpoc.org

APR. 30–MAY 3
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting
Albuquerque, N.M.
Web site:
www.posna.org

JUNE 13–14
AAOS Pediatric Orthopaedics Sports Medicine
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Henry G. Chambers, MD, and Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH

SHOULDER

APR. 3–6
6th Biennial AAOS/American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Shoulder and Elbow: Current Techniques and Controversies
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Fla.
Course directors: Frances Cuomo, MD; Joseph P. Iannotti, MD, PhD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD; and Gerald R. Williams Jr., MD

SPECIAL INTEREST

MARCH 2–5
54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society
Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco
Web site:
http://www.ors.org

MARCH 8
AAOS Specialty Day
Moscone Center, San Francisco
Web site:
www.aaos.org

MARCH 19–23
Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Annual Medical Education Conference
New York City
Web site:
http://www.snma.org/amec.php

APR. 12–16
Bones Society Annual Meeting
Charlotte, N.C.
Web site:
http://aaoe.net/

APR. 16–20
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 26th Annual Meeting
Omni Orlando Resort, Champions Gate, FL
Web site:
www.maoa.org

APR. 25–27
J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society 2008 Biennial Meeting
J.W. Marriott Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Web site:
www.gladdensociety.org

APR. 30–MAY 4
AAOS Board Preparation and Review Course
Westin Chicago River North, Chicago
Course directors: Frederick M. Azar, MD, and Frank J. Frassica, MD

JUNE 5–8
Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society, Inc. Annual Meeting
Jackson Hole, WY

JUNE 13–17
Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons 2008 Annual Meeting
Four Seasons Hotel, Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Web site:
www.abjs.org

JUNE 14–18
American Medical Association Annual Meeting
Chicago

JUNE 27 or 28
AAOS One-Day Part II 2008 or 2009 Board Certification Preparation Course
Hyatt Rosemont, Rosemont, Ill.
Course director: Brian James Harley, MD, FRCSC

SPINE

MAY 16–17
Scoliosis Research Society and AAOS: Current Trends and Treatment Methods in Pediatric and Adult Spinal Deformity
Westlake, Texas
Course Directors: George H. Thompson, MD, and Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD
Web site: www.aaos.org

JUNE 19–22
34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, San Diego
Web site:
www.asia-spinalinjury.org

SPORTS MEDICINE

FEB. 7–10
9th Annual AAOS/AOSSM Course: Treating Amateur to All-Star
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, Phoenix
Course Directors: Benjamin S. Shaffer, MD, and Eric C. McCarty, MD

APR. 3–5
AAOS Knee Injuries in Athletes: Getting Patients Back in the Game; Cutting Edge Techniques
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Jason L. Koh, MD, and Rick W. Wright, MD

APR. 17–19
Boomeritis™: Musculoskeletal Care of the Mature Athlete
Hilton Head Marriott Beach & Golf Resort, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Course director: Richard J. Hawkins, MD

JUNE 13–14
AAOS Pediatric Orthopaedics Sports Medicine
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Henry G. Chambers, MD, and Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH

TRAUMA

APR. 24–27
8th Annual AAOS/Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Orthopaedic Trauma Update
The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village, Saint Augustine, Fla.
Course directors: Steven A. Olson, MD, and Robert A. Probe, MD

MAY 16–17
OTA Advanced Trauma Techniques Course for Residents
Adam’s Mark Hotel, Dallas
Web site:
www.ota.org