Orthopaedic Surgery Conferences Held in Locations Across the United States

Orthopaedic Surgery ConferencesThe Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities across a broad array of orthopaedic subspecialties. FORE’s schedule includes orthopaedic surgery conferences focused on the upper extremity, lower extremity, sports medicine, trauma, spine, and general orthopaedics, encompassing many different areas of practice for orthopaedic surgeons and other orthopaedic healthcare professionals. Each conference features an accomplished faculty comprised of orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, and educators sharing their insights on the latest breakthroughs in this dynamic field.

Below, we summarize some of the orthopaedic surgery conferences FORE currently has scheduled. Review our conference schedule for a comprehensive list of our upcoming courses.

FORE/AANA World Series of Live Surgery (Chicago, Illinois)

Organized in joint providership with the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), this 3-day conference provides more than a dozen opportunities for orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine to watch real-time demonstrations of shoulder, knee, and hip procedures, including:

  • Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
  • Superior capsular reconstruction
  • Single- and double-row rotator cuff repairs
  • ACL reconstruction with iliotibial band (ITB) tenodesis
  • Hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)

Frontiers in Upper Extremity Surgery (Tampa, Florida)

Orthopaedic surgeons and other orthopaedic healthcare professionals can gain valuable surgical pearls for managing hand and wrist conditions at Frontiers in Upper Extremity Surgery. This 2-day orthopaedic surgery conference includes didactic presentations and interactive debates on a variety of common and complex conditions, as well as a bioskills lab that provides instruction on new techniques involving plating, internal bracing, and arthrodesis.

Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Care: Pushing the Envelope (San Diego, California)

Explore new surgical techniques, controversies, and challenging cases related to trauma and fracture care at this 3-day conference. The meeting includes interactive discussions, debates, and hands-on workshops, with concurrent sessions that make the course suitable for orthopaedic surgeons, physical therapists, and advanced practice professionals.

Selby Spine Conference (Park City, Utah)

This 4-day orthopaedic surgery conference honors the legacy of renowned spine surgeon, Dr. David Selby. It is intended to provide orthopaedic surgeons who manage patients with spinal disorders an update on the latest advances and controversies in the field, including complex and challenging deformity cases, current trends in emerging technologies, and evidence for competing spine care options.

Tampa Shoulder Course: Arthroplasty & Sports (Tampa, Florida)

Learn about current approaches for treating shoulder and elbow disorders, including conservative care, arthroplasty, arthroscopy, and fracture management, at FORE’s 3-day Tampa Shoulder Course. The meeting includes lectures and panel discussions from leaders in the field, as well as a pre-course bioskills lab that provides advanced instruction in the latest techniques for anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.

Atlanta Trauma Symposium (Atlanta, Georgia)

This 3-day conference aims to improve the surgical competency of attendees through a study of contemporary surgical techniques and related topics. The course’s distinguished faculty will share current recommendations and personal insights into managing traumatic wrist, elbow, shoulder, ankle, knee, and hip injuries.

Register for FORE’s orthopaedic surgery conferences through the webpages for the individual courses. You can find links to individual conference webpages here. For additional information, please contact FORE by phone at (813) 877-8096 or by email at info@foreonline.org.