26th Annual AAOS Workers’ Compensation and Musculoskeletal Injuries Course

November 9, 2024, Virtual Course

Workers' Compensation Course #2403370

Successfully integrate the clinical and non-clinical aspects of workers’ compensation

Turn to this unique and practical course to develop and improve your handling of the medical and non-medical components of workers’ compensation cases. Explore the current legal, administrative, ethical, and insurance issues in your cases and how to address them.

New topics and faculty offer current perspectives on causation, diagnosis, and treatment options that can improve your outcomes for occupational injuries and illnesses. Learn effective strategies for utilization review, causation analysis, report writing, medical liability, depositions, and communications skills with patients.

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“I have come to the course for many years and each time I improve the evaluation of not only my workers’ compensation patients, but all other patients I see on a daily basis."   - Previous Course Attendee

Course Director

J. Mark Melhorn, MD, FAAOS
The Hand Center, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Wichita – Department of Orthopedics
Wichita, KS

Course Faculty 

Robert J. Barth, PhD
R. David Bauer, MD, FAAOS
Charles N. Brooks, MD
Eugene Carragee, MD, FAAOS
Marjorie Eskay-Auerbach, MD, FAAOS
Barry Gelinas, DC, MD
Kurt T. Hegmann, MD, MPH
Emily E. Heid, MD, FAAOS

Mark H. Hyman, MD, FACP, FIAIME
Les Kertay, PhD
Diana Kraemer, MD
Judge David Langham
David C. Ring, MD, PhD, FAAOS
Naomi N. Shields, MD, FAAOS
Richard E. Strain, Jr, MD, FAAOS
Marilyn L. Yodlowski, MD, PhD, FAAOS

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Member Rates

AAOS Member, Candidate Member, Associate Member, International Member


AAOS Emeritus Member, Resident Member


Post-Residency in Fellowship, U.S. Military, PA Member


Nonmember Rates

Nonmember, Other Physician


Nurse, Allied Health, PA Nonmember


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Supplement your notes with the 2023 Workers Compensation Course, hear it all again for improved retention, and earn additonal CME! This self-directed web-based program lets you engage at your convenience across your devices.

Select the "Course Plus OnDemand Access" option during registration. Product will be available following the live course.