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Atlanta Trauma Symposium

April 19, 2018 - April 21, 2018

Course Description

Atlanta Trauma Symposium is designed for orthopaedic surgeons to enhance surgeon competency and provide strategies for fracture management. A distinguished faculty will present the latest concepts and techniques in orthopaedic trauma using didactic lectures, case presentations, and hands-on workshops.


Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the needs of general orthopedists and mid-level providers whose scope of practice includes fracture repair


Objectives

Apply the most current techniques in fracture care

Appraise the updated indications for fracture treatment selection

Identify the complexity of fracture so as to make the best referral decisions

Analyze how healthcare reform may impact physician practice in orthopaedic trauma

Employ different treatment options based on expert opinion

 


COURSE DIRECTORS

Bruce H. Ziran, MD, FACS
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Hughston Clinic
Gwinnett Medical Center
Lawrenceville, GA

Douglas W. Lundy, MD, FACS
Co-President
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Resurgens Orthopaedics
Marietta, GA

 


Invited Faculty

INVITED FACULTY

Mark Baker
Chief Executive Officer
Hughston Clinic, PC
Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital
Columbus, GA




Jennifer Bruggers, MD
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Atlanta Medical Center
Marietta, GA





John Floyd, MD, FACS
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Hughston Clinic at Columbus Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor
Mercer University
School of Medicine
Columbus, GA

Steven Kane, MD
Chairman & Program Director
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Atlanta Medical Center
Atlanta, GA




Gary Lourie, MD
Hand Surgeon
The Hand and Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, PC
Atlanta, GA





Timothy Oswald, MD
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Pediatric Orthopaedic Associates
Medical Director
Pediatric and Young Adult Spine Center of Georgia
Atlanta, GA



Allan Peljovich, MD, MPH
Orthopaedic Surgeon
The Hand and Upper Extremity
Center of Georgia, PC
Atlanta Medical Center
Orthopedic Residency Program
Atlanta, GA



William Reisman, MD
Chief of Orthopaedics
Orthopaedic Clinic Director
Grady Memorial Hospital
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Emory University
School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Mara Schenker, MD
Assistant Professor
Emory University
Orthopaedic Surgery
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA



Robert Bruce Simpson, Jr, MD, FACS
Director Orthopedic Trauma
Hughston Trauma
Fort Walton Beach, FL





Gary Stewart, MD
Foot & Ankle Specialist
Division Chief
Foot & Ankle Department
AMC Orthopaedic Surgical Residency Program
Resurgens Orthopaedics
Atlanta, GA

Lawrence Webb, MD
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Medical Center of Central Georgia
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Mercer University
School of Medicine
Macon, GA

Accreditation

PHYSICIANS: The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research & Education (FORE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: Approval pending from The Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG).

Supported By

Aspecial thank you to last years’ supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, please contact Alex Ricketts . 

GOLD SPONSOR
Citieffe
SILVER SPONSOR
Zimmer Biomet
BRONZE SPONSORS
CarboFix
Stryker
EXHIBITORS
Acell
Acumed
Biocomposites
Bioventus
DePuy Synthes
ERMI, Inc
MiMedX Group, Inc
Shamrock
Prosthetics
Smith & Nephew
Ziehm Imaging

Accommodations & Transportation

Westin Buckhead Atlanta

westin-buckhead

A 3-minute walk from the Buckhead MARTA train station, this upscale hotel is a 6-mile drive from the High Museum of Art.

Modern rooms have flat-screen TVs, desks and WiFi for a charge, plus coffeemakers and minifridges. They also feature rainfall showers and pillow-top mattresses. Dogs receive beds, treats and toys (fee). Suites add separate seating areas with pull-out sofas, dining tables and balconies.

Culinary options include a high-end steakhouse, plus a casual wine bar with light fare. There’s also a 24/7 fitness center, an indoor pool, a steam room and sauna, a 24-hour business center, plus 21 meeting rooms.

Hotel Reservations

A small block of rooms has been reserved for April 18-21, 2018 and reservations will be made on a first come first served basis. Please mention “FORE Atlanta Trauma Symposium” when booking your room to receive the group rate, from $205/night, plus tax and resort fees on or before April 4, 2018. 

Transportation

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta is 19-miles or 30 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and 8-miles or 10 minutes from Peachtree DeKalb Airport.

Parking

Covered parking is available on property through USA Parking. Overnight self-parking is $26 per car per night while valet parking is $36 per car per night.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 4115 W Spruce St, Tampa FL 33607 or call 813-877-8096 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.

Events, activities and facilities of Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status as provided by the law and in accordance with FORE’s respect for personal dignity.




Details

Start:
April 19, 2018
End:
April 21, 2018

Venue

Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
Phone:
(404) 365-0065
Website:
http://atlantaregency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Organizer

Bruce Ziran, MD, FACS
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