Published 12/1/2009

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings (January 2010 through May 2010). 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. Send information, including contact name and e-mail address to:

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

Information on state society meetings can be found in the online calendar version.


JAN. 21–24
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Master Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy–Resident Course
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Mark R. Hutchinson, MD; George C. Branche III, MD; Daniel D. Feldman, MD; Robert A. Pedowitz, MD
Web site:

FEB. 4–7
AAOS/American Academy of Physician Assistants Course: A PA’s Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy
Arizona Ritz Carlton Hotel, Phoenix
Web site:

MAR. 9–13
AAOS Annual Meeting
Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

MAR. 13
Specialty Day:
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand/American Association for Hand Surgery
Federation of Spine Associations
Hip Society/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
Knee Society/AAHKS
Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society
Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association
Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

APR. 9–11
AAOS Boomeritis®: Musculoskeletal Care of the Mature Athlete
Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa, Hilton Head Island, SC
Course directors: Richard J. Hawkins, MD; John Michael Tokish, MD

APR. 28–MAY 1
National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference
Washington, D.C.

APR. 28–MAY 2
AAOS Board Preparation and Review Course
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, Chicago
Course director: Frank J. Frassica, MD

MAY 6–8
AAOS/Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)/Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons Musculoskeletal Healthcare Disparities Research Symposium
Alexandria, Va.
Course directors: Carlos J. Lavernia, MD; Charles L. Nelson, MD; Mary I. O’Connor, MD

MAY 20–23
AANA Annual Meeting
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, Fla.
Web site:


FEB. 9
AAOS Forefoot and Midfoot Reconstruction: Getting Things Straight
Webinar only
Course director: Bruce E. Cohen, MD; Brian C. Toolan, MD

FEB. 12–13
AAOS Forefoot and Midfoot Reconstruction: Getting Things Straight
Combined Webinar and Skills Course
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course director: Bruce E. Cohen, MD; Brian C. Toolan, MD

APR. 22–24
AOFAS Advanced Foot and Ankle Course
Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia
Course director: Keith L. Wapner, MD; Thomas H. Lee, MD; Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD
Web site:


APR. 23–24
AAOS Wrist Injuries: State of the Art
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Leon S. Benson, MD; Pedro K. Beredjiklian, MD


FEB. 19–21
AANA Master Course: Hip Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD; Carlos A. Guanche, MD; Joseph C. McCarthy, MD; Thomas G. Sampson, MD
Web site:

APR. 30–MAY 1
AAHKS/AAOS Cutting Edge Development & Controversies in Total Joint Arthroplasty
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.; Baltimore, Md. (East Course); University of California San Francisco, San Francisco (West Course)
Course directors: William J. Maloney, MD; Michael A. Mont, MD; William A. Jiranek, MD

MAY 12
AAOS Adolescent Hip/Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)


APR. 2–4
3rd Congress of the International Society for Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery
Polat Renaissance Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey
Web site:

MAY 23–27
Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques: Masters Update
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Web site:


APR. 8–10
AAOS Knee Injuries in Athletes: Getting Patients Back in the Game
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Rick W. Wright, MD; Keith Kenter, MD

APR. 16–18
AANA Master Course: Knee “Ligament” Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Walter R. Shelton, MD; Freddie H. Fu, MD; Donald H. Johnson, MD; Mark D. Miller, MD; Rene Verdonk, MD, PhD
Web site:


POSNA Half Day Course
Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa, Hawaii
Course director: Eric Wall, MD
Web site:

MAY 4–7
POSNA Annual Meeting
Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa, Hawaii
Web site:

FEB. 26–27

AANA Master Course: Shoulder Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Richard K.N. Ryu, MD; James C. Esch, MD; William B. Stetson, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Rodrigo Maestu, MD
Web site:

MAR. 14
AANA/AAOS International Shoulder Arthroscopy
Surgical Skills Course
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Course directors: Larry D. Field, MD; Felix H. Savoie III, MD
Web site:

APR. 15–17
AAOS/ASES Shoulder and Elbow: Current Technologies and Controversies
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, Aventura, Fla.
Course directors: Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD; Christopher M. Jobe, MD

MAY 14–15
AAOS/ASES/OTA Proximal Humeral Fractures
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: William N. Levine, MD; Clifford B. Jones, MD


MAR. 5–6
North America Spine Society Cervical Spine Winter Coding Course
Cooper Mountain, Colo.
Web site:

MAY 25–28
American Spinal Injury Association Annual Scientific Meeting
Sheraton Music City, Nashville, Tenn.
Web site:


FEB. 11–14
AAOS/AOSSM Sports Medicine Course
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Fla.
Course directors: Andrew J. Cosgarea, MD; Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD


JAN. 27–29
AAOS/OTA/Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons/ORS Extremity War Injuries V: Barriers to Return of Function and
Duty Research Symposium (EWI V)
Washington, D.C.
Web site:

JAN. 29–30
OTA Advanced Trauma Techniques Course for Residents
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles
Web site:

APR. 8–11
AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update
Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando, Fla.
Course directors: George John Haidukewych, MD; Sean E. Nork, MD

APR. 15–17
OTA Comprehensive Fracture Course for Residents
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: David F. Hubbard, MD; Matthew L. Graves, MD
Web site:

MAY 14–15
AAOS/ASES/OTA Proximal Humeral Fractures
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: William N. Levine, MD; Clifford B. Jones, MD

MAY 21–23
OTA Fellow Course
Web site: