Published 12/1/2011

Meetings and Course Listings

Listed below are upcoming continuing medical education (CME) courses and orthopaedic meetings (January through mid-April 2012). 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 website 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 email address, to AAOS Now, 6300 N. River Rd., Rosemont, Ill. 60018-4262; fax: (847) 823-8033; email: aaoscomm@aaos.org


JAN. 12–15
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Master Course:Fundamentals in Arthroscopy—Resident
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC), Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Mark R. Hutchinson, MD; Paul D. Fadale, MD; Daniel D. Feldmann, MD; Robert A. Pedowitz, MD
Website: www.aana.org

FEB. 4–7
Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Annual Meeting
Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco

FEB. 7
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) Annual Meeting
San Francisco

FEB. 7–11
AAOS Annual Meeting
Moscone Center, San Francisco

FEB. 8
RJOS 2012 Breakfast Meeting
San Francisco

FEB. 11
Specialty Day: AANA, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), 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 (ASSH)/American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS), Federation of Spine Associations (American Spinal Injury Association, Cervical Spine Research Society, North American Spine Society, Scoliosis Research Society), Hip Society, Knee Society, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
Moscone Center, San Francisco

FEB. 23–26
AANA Master Course: Fundamentals in Arthroscopy—Resident
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Paul D. Fadale, MD; Vipool K. Goradia, MD; S. Joshua Szabo, MD; Daniel Zelazny, MD

MAR. 6
AAOS Webinar: Part II 2013 Board Certification Preparatory
Course directors: Daniel Zelazny, MD; Vineeta T. Swaroop, MD

MAR. 14–15
Research Capitol Hill Days
Washington, D.C.

Foot and Ankle

MAR. 15–18
American Academy of Physician Assistants/AAOS—A PA’s Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy
Ritz Carlton, Tyson’s Corner, McLean, Va.
Course directors: Richard B. Schultz, MD; Tricia Marriott, PA-C

Hand and Wrist

MAR. 30–31
AAOS Enhancing Value in Musculoskeletal Care Delivery
Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, D.C.
Course directors: Kevin John Bozic, MD, MBA; Anthony M. DiGioia III, MD

APR. 11–15
AAOS Board Preparation and Review Course
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, Chicago
Course director: A. Jay Khanna, MD

MAR. 15–17
AAOS Total Ankle Arthroplasty
OLC, Rosemont, IL
Course directors: J. Chris Coetzee, MD; Steven L. Haddad, MD

JAN. 11–14
AAHS Annual Meeting
Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Las Vegas

FEB. 24–25
ASSH Electives in Hand Surgery
Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Course directors: Warren C. Hammert, MD; Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCSC

MAR. 22–25
ASSH/Australian Hand Surgery Society Combined Meeting
Grand Hyatt Kauai, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii
Course directors: Kodi K. Azari, MD, FACS; Gregory I. Bain, FRACS, PhD


JAN. 10
AAOS/AAHKS Webinar: Advances in Arthroscopic Treatment of Intra and Extra Articular Disorders of the Hip
Course director: Joseph C. McCarthy, MD

JAN. 27–29
AANA Master Course: Hip Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Victor M. Ilizaliturri Jr, MD; Srino Bharam, MD; Michael B. Gerhardt, MD; Benjamin Domb, MD

MAR. 23–25
AANA Master Course: Hip Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Carlos A. Guanche, MD; J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD; Joseph C. McCarthy, MD; Allston J. Stubbs, MD


APR. 19–23
AAOS/Türk Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Birliği Derneği Education Program
Antalya, Turkey


JAN. 20–21
AANA Master Course: Knee—Patellofemoral Surgery From Instability to Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: John P. Fulkerson, MD; Jack Farr II, MD; Jason L. Koh, MD; Anthony A. Schepsis, MD

MAR. 9–11
AANA Master Course: Knee Ligament Arthroscopy
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Walter R. Shelton, MD; Freddie H. Fu, MD; Peter R. Kurzweil, MD; Donald H. Johnson, MD

APR. 13–14
AAOS Knee Injuries in Athletes: Getting Patients Back in the Game
OLC, Rosemont, Ill.
Course directors: Keith Kenter, MD; Christopher C. Kaeding, MD


APR. 11–14
Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting
The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Shoulder and Elbow

APR. 3
AAOS Webinar: MRI—Arthroscopy Correlations Part 1–Shoulder/Elbow
Course director: Marc Safran, MD


MAR. 23–24
AAOS/Practical Anatomy and Surgical Education, Saint Louis University: Contemporary Techniques in Minimally
Invasive Cervical and Lumbar Spine
The Chase Park Plaza, St. Louis
Course directors: D. Greg Anderson, MD; Jeffrey C. Wang, MD

Sports Medicine

MAR. 8–10
Southern Orthopaedic Association’s SEC Sports Medicine Symposium
DoubleTree New Orleans, New Orleans

MAR. 21–25
AAOS/AOSSM Sports Medicine Course: Elite Athletes to Weekend Warriors
Vail Marriott Resort and Spa, Vail, Colo.
Course directors: Claude T. Moorman III, MD; Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD


JAN. 13–14
OTA Advanced Trauma Techniques Course
Peabody Hotel, Orlando, Fla.
Course directors: Christopher G. Finkemeier, MD; Brett D. Crist, MD

FEB. 6–7
AAOS/Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons/OTA Disaster Response Course
Carr Auditorium, San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) and SurgicalTraining Facility, SFGH/University of California
San Francisco/SFGH Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, San Francisco
Course directors: Col Tad L. Gerlinger, MD; Col (Ret.) Theodore W. Parsons, MD, FACS; Christopher T. Born, MD

MAR. 15–18
OTA Fellows Course

APR. 12–14
AAOS/OTA Trauma Update
Hilton Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Course directors: Daniel Scott Horwitz, MD; Steven J. Morgan, MD