AAOS/OTA Daily Dilemmas in Trauma

Virtual Course - May 4, 2024

Course #2403339

Expand your trauma acumen with the operative and nonoperative approaches that keep you current when you take call. 

This always-popular event is your can't-miss virtual course! Renowned faculty present the best evidence combined with their technical pearls on the management of common fractures and traumatic injuries. 

This single-day, case-based course is structured to maximize your learning with a combination of pre-recorded lectures to watch at your convenience along with live, high-interaction, small-group case breakouts and debrief sessions.

Access current knowledge and insights on upper and lower extremity fracture fixation topics, as well as complication management, outcomes, and more!

"After 45 years of trauma one call, these presentations were of cases I have never precisely seen, and the pearls of treating them were awesome.”

- Course Attendee

The Virtual Experience

Watch pre-recorded lectures in advance, then tune in on May 4th for live panels and small-group virtual breakouts led by expert faculty.

  • Beginning April 25th, access nearly 50 pre-recorded lectures to watch at your convenience.
    • Topics cover challenging areas of general, upper extremity, pelvis to femur, knee, tibia, and foot and ankle trauma.
  • During live sessions on May 4, participants separate into small-group virtual breakout rooms to review and discuss cases with faculty

With interactive Q&A and case debrief sessions, this course cultivates an interactive learning environment so you can return to practice with insights, expertise, pearls, and solutions. 

All lectures will be recorded and available through July 4th. 
Note: small group case discussions will not be recorded.

Participation Required!

This coursed is designed to be a highly interactive experience. Your active participation is critical to the success of this course, and we request that you come prepared to interact with your peers and faculty in engaging small-group discussions and Q&A. The more you participate, the more insight you and your fellow attendees will gain!

“Excellent course! The small-group sessions were awesome – a great opportunity to ask questions and gain tips and tricks. The availability to watch the lectures on our own time afterwards is a great benefit as well.”

- Course Attendee

Course Directors

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Paul Tornetta III, MD, PhD, FAAOS
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

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J. Tracy Watson, MD, FAAOS
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Course Faculty

Yelena Bogdan, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Jennifer Bruggers, MD, FAAOS, FACS, FAOA
Cory Collinge, MD, FAAOS
Robert Dunbar, Jr., MD, FAAOS
Reza Firoozabadi, MD, FAAOS
Matt Graves, MD, FAAOS
Daniel S. Horwitz, MD, FAAOS
Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Michael S. Kain, MD, FAAOS
Stephen Kottmeier, MD, FAAOS
Peter C. Krause, MD, FAAOS
Jacqueline J. Krumrey, MD, FAAOS
Erik Kubiak, MD, FAAOS
Ross K. Leighton, MD, FAAOS, FACS, FRCS(C)
Frank A. Liporace, MD, FAAOS
Paul E. Matuszewski, MD, FAAOS

Toni McLaurin, MD, FAAOS
Samir Mehta, MD, FAAOS
Anna N. Miller, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Brian Mullis, MD, FAAOS, FACS, FAOrthA
Robert V. O'Toole, MD, FAAOS
Scott P. Ryan, MD, FAAOS
Alexandra Kay Schwartz, MD, FAAOS           
Judith Siegel, MD, FAAOS
David C. Teague, MD, FAAOS
Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD, FAAOS
Dave Templeman, MD, FAAOS
Heather A. Vallier, MD, FAAOS
Emily Wagstrom, MD, FAAOS
Philip R. Wolinsky, MD, FAAOS

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Hear What Course Faculty Have to Say!

"Robust discussion and fantastic learning points from general to more specific. This is a course that is impactful for any level of learner and particularly critical for the surgeon taking call."

- Samir Mehta, MD, FAAOS


"I love the discussion format of this course. I get to hear how other people do things, and I always seem to learn at least one new thing."

- Jacqueline J. Krumrey, MD, FAAOS


"I learn new and evolving thoughts and techniques with scientific validation
from faculty and from the registrants as well."

- Stephen Kottmeier, MD, FAAOS

An interview with your Course Directors: "Course Leaders Talk Trauma", published in AAOS Now, March 2020. Read it!

Registration Fees


AAOS or OTA Member, Candidate Member, Associate Member,
International Member, Emeritus Member

Resident, Post-Residency in Fellowship, U.S. Military 

PA Member


Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon

Nonmember PA and Allied Health Specialty

The Academy would like to thank the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) for the many contributions made by its members in the presentation of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.