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Published 11/1/2009

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings (December 2009 through April 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, available on the AAOS Web site, www.aaos.org


DEC. 3–5
AANA Master Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy–Senior Resident/Fellow Course
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: John F. Orwin, MD; Paul D. Fadale, MD; Daniel D. Feldmann, MD; Mark R. Hutchinson, MD; John C. Langland, MD; Ronald M. Selby, MD

Web site: www.aana.org

DEC. 3–6
AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification™ Preparation and Review
Palace Hotel, San Francisco
Course directors: Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD; Tal S. David, MD

DEC. 8
AAOS It’s Not, “How to Find a JOB!” – It’s “How to Find a LIFE!”
Course director: Aleksandar Curcin, MD

DEC. 14–19
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) Annual Meeting
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu
Web site:

JAN. 21–24, 2010
AANA Master Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy–Resident Course
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Mark R. Hutchinson, MD; George C. Branche III, MD; Daniel D. Feldmann, 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
Course director: TBD

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
Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (OITE) Field Test Meeting
Rosemont, Ill.

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


DEC. 3–5
AAOS Top 15 Foot and Ankle Problems: A Case-Based Approach
JW Marriott Houston, Houston
Course directors: Mark E. Easley, MD; John T. Campbell, MD

FEB. 9, 2010
AAOS Forefoot and Midfoot Reconstruction: Getting Things Straight
Webinar only
Course director: Bruce E. Cohen, MD; Brian Christopher Toolan, MD

FEB. 12–13
AAOS Forefoot and Midfoot Reconstruction: Getting Things Straight
Combined Webinar and Skills
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course director: Bruce E. Cohen, MD; Brian Christopher 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
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, 2010
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: www.aana.org


DEC. 14–15
Scoliosis Research Society Worldwide Conference
Cairo, Egypt
Web site:


APR. 8–10, 2010
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
Web site:


DEC. 2–5
POSNA/AAOS International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium
Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Course director: John M. Flynn, MD


FEB. 26–27, 2010
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
Web site:

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

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


DEC. 2
Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) Instructional Course
Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City
Course director: Jeffrey C. Wang, MD
Web site:

DEC. 3-5
CSRS 37th Annual Meeting
Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City
Program chair: Frank M. Phillips, MD
Web site:

MAR. 5–6, 2010
North American Spine Society (NASS) Cervical Spine Winter Coding Course
Cooper Mountain, Colo.
Web site:


FEB. 11–14, 2010
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, 2010
AAOS/OTA/SOMOS/Orthopaedic Research Society 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. 8–10
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.
Web site: