Published 9/1/2008

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings (October 2008 through January 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

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. Other meetings and courses sponsored by nonprofit organizations or orthopaedic state societies may be listed in the online calendar, available at www.aaosnow.org

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

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


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

NOV. 12
Navigating Competitive Marketplaces: Use Standards of Professionalism to Avoid Running 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 2008 Conference
Red Rock Hotel, Las Vegas

JAN. 15–18
AANA Masters Experience Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy—Resident Course
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. 25–28
AAOS Annual Meeting
Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas
Web site:


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

NOV. 7–8
AOFAS 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


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 CME Course
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course Directors: Guido Marra, MD; Matthew Lee Ramsey, MD

JAN. 7–10
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 Jr., MD; Thomas G. Sampson, 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


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

JAN. 23–24
AAOS/ASES Shoulder and Elbow: Surgical Techniques
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.

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:


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 (SMISS)
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 Annual Meeting
San Diego Marriott and San Diego Convention Center
Web site:

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


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

OCT. 15–18
OTA Annual Meeting
Hyatt Denver Convention Center Hotel, Denver
Web site:

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


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