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Published 2/1/2017

AAOS Brings Annual Meeting to You

Downloadable webcasts enable anytime, anywhere viewing
From anywhere in the world—and at any time—you can benefit from the outstanding educational presentations at the AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting. Symposia webcasts enable you to "attend" more than a dozen symposia in the following ways:

  • During the meeting, webcasts can be streamed live to your mobile device using the My Academy app or to your computer (www.aaos.org/amwebcasts).
  • On demand webcast streaming will be available after the meeting through April 30 at www.aaos.org/amwebcasts

Annual Meeting symposia bring you today's hottest topics, presented by surgeons who are shaping the future of the orthopaedic specialty. They provide a rich overview and various viewpoints on specific topics, ranging from alternative payment models to sports injury management. A listing of the symposia that will be available as webcasts follows.

Tuesday, March 14

  • Four Challenges in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: Exposure, Safe and Effective Component Removal, Bone Deficit Management, and Fixation (A), moderated by Adolph V. Lombardi Jr, MD, 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
  • Hip Arthroscopy – Should I Incorporate It in My Practice (B), moderated by Marc Safran, MD, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • The Quality Conundrum: Recognizing and Reckoning with Disparities in Musculoskeletal Health and Health Care (E), moderated by Ramon L. Jimenez, MD, 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
  • Great Debates in Total Hip Arthroplasty (G), moderated by Jay Lieberman, MD, 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 15

  • Applying Deformity Concepts to the Degenerative Spine Practice (I), moderated by Theodore J. Choma, MD, 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
  • Open Reduction/Internal Fixation vs. Acute Arthroplasty for Common Extremity Injuries: What Does Evidence-Based Medicine Tell Us? (K), moderated by Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Creating Value in a Hip Arthroplasty Practice – Lessons Learned from Bundled Payment Initiatives (BPCI, CJR) (M), moderated by William A. Jiranek, MD, 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
  • Beyond this Old Bone: Thumb Carpometacarpal Arthritis – What's Old, What's New, and What's Next (O), moderated by Julie E. Adams, MD, 4 p.m.–6 p.m.

Thursday, March 16

  • Failed Shoulder Surgery – Now What Do I Do? Case-Based Symposium (Q), moderated by William N. Levine, MD, 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
  • Extreme Limb Salvage: Application of Oncologic Reconstructions for Oncologic and Non-Oncologic Indications (T), moderated by Richard L. McGough, MD, 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis in 2017: Scientific Advancements and Evolving Treatment Modalities (V), moderated by Ira Zaltz, MD, 4 p.m.–6 p.m.

Friday, March 17

  • American Orthopaedic Practice: Where Are We Headed? (W), moderated by Gerald R. Williams Jr, 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
  • Annual Meeting Highlights (Y), moderated by James R. Ficke, MD, and Marc Safran, MD, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • What Residents Need to Know and Core Competencies Too (AA), moderated by Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.