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AAOS Now

Published 6/1/2009

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings (June through November 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.

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:

AAOS Now
6300 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, Ill. 60018-4262
Fax: (847) 823-8033
E-mail:
aaoscomm@aaos.org

Information on state society meetings can be found in the online calendar version, available on the AAOS Web site, www.aaos.org

GENERAL

JULY 2
AAOS Board Preparation and Review: Refresher Online Webinar
Course director: Frank J. Frassica, MD

JULY 10–12
Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Annual Scientific Meeting
Seelbach Hilton, Louisville, Ky.
Web site:
www.llrs.org

JULY 15–18
Southern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Fla.
Web site:
www.soaassn.org

JULY 29–AUG. 1
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
Westin, Seattle
Web site:
www.woa-assn.org

AUG. 27–30
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Master Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy–Resident Course
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Louis F. McIntyre, MD; Robert A. Pedowitz, MD; Scott Joshua Szabo, MD; Daniel Zelazny, MD
Web site:
www.aana.org

SEPT. 10–12
Clinical Orthopaedic Society (COS) Annual Meeting
Marriott Grand Hotel Point Clear Resort & Spa, Point Clear, Ala.
Web site:
www.cosociety.org

SEPT. 22–24
Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MTS) Annual Meeting
Westin Hotel Copley Place, Boston
Web site:
www.msts.org

SEPT. 26
AAOS Top Orthopaedic Controversies
Grand Hyatt New York, New York
Course director: Evan L. Flatow, MD

OCT. 1–3
North Pacific Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, Ore.
Web site:
www.northpacificortho.org

OCT. 2–4
AAOS Orthopaedic Practice Management Course
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown, Albuquerque, N.M.
Course directors: Kevin John Bozic, MD, MBA; Michele M. Zembo, MD, MBA

OCT. 21–24
U.S. Bone and Joint Decade Global Network Conference
Washington, D.C.
Web site:
www.usbjd.org

NOV. 1–5
AAOS Annual Course for Orthopaedic Educators
Hickory Ridge Marriott, Lisle, Ill.
Course directors: Kevin P. Black, MD; Edmund R. Campion, MD; Stephen J. Pinney, MD

NOV. 6–8
AAOS Occupational Orthopaedics and Workers’ Compensation Course
Hyatt Harborside Hotel & Conference Center, Boston
Course directors: J. Mark Melhorn, MD; Joseph S. Barr Jr, MD

NOV. 7–10
American Medical Association House of Delegates Interim Meeting
Houston
Web site:
www.ama-assn.org

NOV. 12–15
AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification™ Preparation and Review
Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.
Course directors: Joseph A. Bosco III, MD; Isador H. Lieberman, MD, MBA, FRCSC

NOV. 14
Orthopaedic In-Training Examination
Location: TBD

NOV. 19–21
AANA Fall Course
Desert Springs, A.J.W. Marriott Resort & Spa, Palm Desert, Calif.
Web site:
www.aana.org

FOOT AND ANKLE

JULY 15–18
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Annual Summer Meeting
Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Course directors: W. Hodges Davis, MD; William C. McGarvey, MD
Web site:
www.aofas.org

SEPT. 10–12
AAOS Hot Topics in Ankle & Hindfoot Surgery
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Stephen F. Conti, MD; James Keith DeOrio, MD

SEPT. 26–27
AANA/AOFAS Master Course: Foot/Ankle
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: James W. Stone, MD; James P. Tasto, MD; Richard D. Ferkel, MD; Alastair S. Younger, MD
Web site:
www.aana.org

NOV. 6–7
AOFAS Surgical Complications of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Albuquerque, N.M.
Course directors: J. Chris Coetzee, MD; Steven L. Haddad, MD
Website:
www.aofas.org

HAND and WRIST

JULY 9
AAOS/American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) General Orthopaedic Review Course
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago
Course directors: John J. Grayhack, MD; Michael S. Bednar, MD
Web site:
www.assh.org

JULY 10–12
ASSH Comprehensive Review in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago
Course directors: Mark S. Cohen, MD; Thomas R. Kiefhaber, MD
Web site:
www.assh.org

SEPT. 2
ASSH Residents and Fellow Conference
Hilton, San Francisco
Course directors: Richard A. Bernstein, MD; James Chang, MD; Brent Graham, MD
Web site:
www.assh.org

SEPT. 3–5
ASSH/American Society of Hand Therapists Combined Annual Meeting
Hilton, San Francisco
Web site:
www.assh.org

OCT. 13
AAOS/ASSH Nerve Compression Syndromes of the Upper Extremity
Webinar
Course director: David R. Steinberg, MD

OCT. 16–17
ASSH Master Skills Series on Tendon Repair and Reconstruction
Spine Masters Institute, Burr Ridge, Ill.
Course directors: Jeffrey A. Greenberg, MD; Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCSC
Web site:
www.assh.org

NOV. 13–14
AAOS/ASSH Advanced Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy Reconstruction
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Michael Hausman, MD; Matthew D. Putnam, MD

HIP

JULY 31–AUG. 2
AANA Master Course: Hip
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Carlos A. Guanche, MD; Victor M. Ilizaliturri, MD; Bryan T. Kelly, MD; Marc J. Philippon, MD
Web site:
www.aana.org

OCT. 1–3
AAOS/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Innovative Techniques in Primary and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD; Steven J. MacDonald, MD

OCT. 30–NOV. 1
AANA Master Course: Hip Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Marc J. Philippon, MD; Bryan T. Kelly, MD; Joseph C. McCarthy, MD; Thomas G. Sampson, MD
Web site:
www.aana.org

NOV. 6–8
AAHKS Fall Meeting
Hyatt Regency DFW, Dallas
Web site:
www.aahks.org

INTERNATIONAL

OCT. 1–4
AAOS/Societa Italiana di Artroscopia International Education Program
Rome, Italy

NOV. 5–8
AAOS/Chinese Orthopaedic Association International Education Program
Beijing
Web site:
www.coachina.org

KNEE

OCT. 9–11
AANA Master Course: Knee “Cartilage”
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Robert E. Hunter, MD; Jack M. Bert, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD; Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD
Web site:
www.aana.org

OCT. 22–24
AAOS/AAHKS Knee Arthroplasty: Uni, Total and Revision Insights, New Techniques
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Thomas Parker Vail, MD; Michael E. Berend, MD

SHOULDER and ELBOW

JULY 24–25
AAOS/American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Arthroscopic Management of Rotator Cuff Disease and Instability
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Edward G. McFarland, MD; Robert H. Bell, MD

SEPT. 15
AAOS/ASES/Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) The Shattered Shoulder: Sorting Out the Pieces
Webinar
Course director: Leesa M. Galatz, MD

SEPT. 18–20
AANA Master Course: Shoulder
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Wesley M. Nottage, MD; Christopher M. Aland, MD; Richard L. Angelo, MD; Anthony A. Schepsis, MD
Web site:
www.aana.org

OCT. 16–18
AANA Master Course: Shoulder Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Larry D. Field, MD; Paul E. Caldwell III, MD; Kevin D. Plancher, MD; Stephen C. Weber, MD
Web site:
www.aana.org

OCT. 24
ASES International Symposium on Shoulder and Elbow Arthroscopy
Marriott Marquis, New York
Course directors: William N. Levine, MD; Jonathan B. Ticker, MD
Web site:
www.ases-assn.org

NOV. 13–14
AAOS/ASSH Advanced Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy Reconstruction
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Michael Hausman, MD; Matthew D. Putnam, MD

SPINE

JULY 24–25
North American Spine Society (NASS) 2009 Summer Coding Update: Essentials and Controversies of Operative and Nonoperative Spine Care Coding
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore
Web site:
www.spine.org

JULY 26–30
NASS Spine Across the Sea
Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii
Course directors: James D. Kang, MD; Kensei Nagata, MD
Web site:
www.spine.org

SEPT. 12
NASS Rehabilitation Medicine for Surgeons (RIMS Group)
Spine Masters Institute, Burr Ridge, Ill.
Course director: Jerome Schofferman, MD
Web site:
www.spine.org

SEPT. 23–26
Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Annual Meeting
Marriott Rivercenter Hotel, San Antonio
Web site:
www.srs.org

SEPT. 23–26
American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Scientific Meeting
Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas
Web site:
www.asia-spinalinjury.org

NOV. 5–7
AAOS/Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) Contemporary Techniques in Spine Surgery
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Rick C. Sasso, MD; Jim A. Youssef, MD

NOV. 10–14
NASS Annual Meeting
San Francisco Marriott, San Francisco
Web site:
www.spine.org

SPORTS MEDICINE

JULY 9–12
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting
Keystone Resort and Conference Center, Keystone, Colo.
Web site:
www.sportsmed.org

AUG. 9
AOSSM Surgical Skills Course: Arthroscopy for the Athlete’s Shoulder
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course director: Robert A. Arciero, MD
Web site:
www.sportsmed.org

AUG. 14–16
AOSSM/AAOS Review Course for Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
The Fairmont Chicago, Chicago
Course directors: Robert H. Miller III, MD; Mark D. Miller, MD
Web site:
www.sportsmed.org

TRAUMA

OCT. 7
OTA International Trauma Care Forum
Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego
Web site:
www.ota.org

OCT. 7–10
OTA Comprehensive Fracture Course for Residents
Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego
Web site:
www.ota.org

OCT. 8–10
OTA Annual Meeting
Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego
Web site:
www.ota.org

NOV. 19–21
AAOS/OTA Strategies and Tactics in Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Robert F. Ostrum, MD; Gerald J. Lang, MD