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AAOS Now

Published 9/1/2009

Meetings and Course Listings

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

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

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 (USBJD) Global Network Conference
JW Marriott, Washington, D.C.
Course directors: Lars Lidgren, MD, PhD; Stuart L. Weinstein, MD; Nancy Lane, MD
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. 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

NOV. 14
Orthopaedic In-Training Examination
Location: TBD

NOV. 18–21
Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons: Health Informatics in Orthopaedic Surgery
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, Fla.
Web site:
www.abjs.org

NOV. 19–21
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Fall Course
Desert Springs Resort & Spa, Palm Desert, Calif.
Web site:
www.aana.org

DEC. 3–6
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!”
Webinar
Course director: Aleksandar Curcin, MD

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

JAN. 9–12
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) Annual Meeting
Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Fla.
Web site:
www.microsurg.org

FOOT and ANKLE

NOV. 6–7
AOFAS Surgical Complications of the Foot and Ankle
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Albuquerque, N.M.
Course directors: J. Chris Coetzee, MD
Web site:
www.aofas.org

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

HAND and WRIST

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. 12–14
AAOS/ASSH Advanced Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy Reconstruction
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Michael Hausman, MD; Matthew D. Putnam, MD

HIP

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 (SIA) International Education Program
Rome, Italy

DEC. 14–15
SRS Worldwide Conference
Cairo, Egypt
Web site:
www.srs.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

OCT. 28
AAOS Guidelines: Guideline on the Treatment of Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee (Non-Arthroplasty)
Webinar
Course director: John C. Richmond, MD

PEDIATRICS

NOV. 18
AAOS Guidelines: Guideline on the Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures
Webinar
Course director: Mininder S. Kocher, MD

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

SHOULDER and ELBOW

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
New York Marriott Marquis, New York
Course directors: William N. Levine, MD; Jonathan B. Ticker, MD
Web site:
www.ases-assn.org

NOV. 12–14
AAOS/ASSH Advanced Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy Reconstruction
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Michael Hausman, MD; Matthew D. Putnam, MD

SPINE

OCT. 9–10
Spine Trauma Update: Hands-On-Course
Spine Education & Research Center, Burr Ridge, Ill.
Course director: Mark B. Dekutoski, MD
Web site:
www.spine.org

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

NOV. 9–10
NASS Essentials and Controversies of Operative and Nonoperative Spine Care Coding
InterContinental, San Francisco
Web site:
www.spine.org

NOV. 10–14
NASS Annual Meeting
Moscone Center – South Building, San Francisco
Web site:
www.spine.org

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

SPORTS MEDICINE

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

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
Course directors: Steven J. Morgan, MD; Laura J. Prokuski, MD
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

JAN. 21–23
AAOS/OTA/SOMOS/ORS Extremity War Injuries V: Barriers to Return of Function and Duty Research Symposium (EWI V)
Washington, D.C.
Web site:
www.aaos.org/ewi

JAN. 29–30
OTA Advanced Trauma Techniques Course for Residents
Los Angeles
Web site:
www.ota.org