Published 10/1/2008

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings (November 2008 through March 2009). For more information about AAOS-sponsored courses, contact the AAOS customer service department at (800) 626-6726 or visit the CME course section of the AAOS Web site at www.aaos.org/courses

Meetings and courses sponsored by Board of Specialty Societies members and regional orthopaedic organizations may be listed in the print version of AAOS Now. Send information, including contact name and e-mail address to:

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

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


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. 8–11
AMA House of Delegates, Interim Meeting
Orlando, Fla.
Web site:

NOV. 12
Navigating Competitive Marketplaces: Use Standards of Professionalism to AvoidRunning Aground
AAOS Webinar
Moderator: Murray J. Goodman, 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
Web site: www.trueresearch.org

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

JAN. 15–18, 2009
AANA Masters Experience Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy—Resident Course
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Paul D. Fadale, MD; George C. Branche III, MD; Mark R. Hutchinson, MD; Pietro M. Tonino, MD
Web site:

FEB. 22–25
ORS 55th Annual Meeting
Venetian Hotel, Sands EXPO Center, Las Vegas
Web site:

FEB. 25–28
AAOS Annual Meeting
Venetian Hotel, Sands EXPO Center, Las Vegas
Web site:

MAR. 26–27
AAPA/AAOS presents A PA’s Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy
Fort Worth, Texas
Course Directors: Richard B. Schultz, MD; Patricia Marie Marriott, PA-C

MAR. 26–29, 2009
OTA Comprehensive Fracture Course for Residents
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
Top 15 Foot and Ankle Problems
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, Bonita Springs, Fla.
Course Directors: Gregory P. Guyton, MD; Mark E. Easley, MD

MAR. 26–28
AAOS Current Techniques in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Gregory C. Berlet, MD; Bruce E. Cohen, MD


NOV. 7–8
ASSH Arthroplasty of the Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Burr Ridge, Ill.
Course Directors: Brian D. Adams, MD; Peter M. Murray, MD
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

JAN. 7–10, 2009
Annual Meeting American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui, Hawaii
Web site:


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

FEB. 6–8
AANA Masters Course: Hip
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD; Carlos A. Guanche, MD; Victor M. Ilizaliturri, MD; Thomas G. Sampson, MD
Web site:


March 20-22, 2009
AANA Masters Course: Knee Ligament
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Gregory C. Fanelli, MD; Stephen M. Howell, MD; Donald H. Johnson, MD; Jason L. Koh, MD
Web site:


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


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

JAN. 23–24, 2009
AAOS/ASES Shoulder and Elbow: Surgical Techniques
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Mark D. Lazarus, MD; Xavier A. Duralde, MD

FEB. 13–15
AANA Masters Course: Shoulder
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Stephen J. Snyder, MD; Alan S. Curtis, MD; Marc R. Labbe, MD; Michael J. Moskal, MD
Web site:


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

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

MAR. 20–21, 2009
AAOS/PASE Saint Louis University presents: Novel MIS Techniques for Lumbar Spine Surgery
Saint Louis
Course Directors: R. Douglas Orr, MD; Alan S. Hilibrand, MD; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD


NOV. 20–23
AAPMR Annual Meeting
San Diego Marriott and San Diego Convention Center
Web site:

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

MAR. 11–15, 2009
10th Annual AAOS/AOSSM Sports Medicine Course: From the Sidelines to the Slopes
Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Course Directors: Eric C. McCarthy, MD; Andrew J. Cosgarea, MD

MAR. 27–29
AAOS Boomeritis: Musculoskeletal Care of the Mature Athlete
Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Course Director: Richard J. Hawkins, MD


DEC. 4–6
AAOS/OTA Strategies and Tactics in Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma CME Course
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Joseph Borrelli Jr. MD; Robert F. Ostrum, MD

JAN. 22–23, 2009

Extremity War Injuries IV Research Symposium
Washington, D.C.


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