Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) and Unite Orthopaedics. FORE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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Course Presentations


Day 1 – Thursday, January 28, 2016

Session I: Surgeon Challenges
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: I Love and Hate Being a Surgeon Jeffrey M. Smith, MD
Burnout Proof a Surgical Career- Live Training Dike Drummond, MD
My Best and Worst Cases of My Career D. Wiss and G. Ortega
How to Recover from a Case Gone Wrong D. Dalstrom and A. Schmidt
Case Presentations with Lessons Learned

Cases Degustation Menu

E. Kubiak, C. Moon, and G. DellaRocca

Day 1 – Friday, January 29, 2016

Session II: Emerging Technologies
Emerging Issue: Domestic Violence Assessment in Orthopaedic Fracture Clinics Gregory Della Rocca, MD
Carbon Fiber, Smart Implants, and Antimicrobial Implants Gil Ortega, MD
Medicine, Technology, and Stocks: Emerging Technologies of Public and Private Companies Gil Ortega, MD
Use of Flexible Syndesmotic Fixation Charles Moon, MD
Session III: Fractures About the Lower Leg and Foot & Ankle
Midfoot Injuries: When I Like to Just Fuse ‘Em Kevin Kuhn, MD
Severe Midfoot Injuries: Column Spanning Plates to Realign Kevin Kuhn, MD
Lis Franc Injuries: Improved Results with These Consistent Steps  Gregory Della Rocca, MD
Ankle Fracture Wisdom: Common Misunderstandings Jackson Lee, MD
ORIF Calcaneus: Lessons Learned Doing Mini-Incision Technique David Dalstrom, MD
Session IV:Performance Improvement
Performance Enhancement? How to Train for Peak Performance Amir Matityahu, MD
Academic Orthopaedics: My Top 5 Strategies to Create a Top Notch Department Ranjan Gupta, MD
Cost Effective Surgical Training Simulators Ranjan Gupta, MD
Comparing Psychomotor and Visual-Spatial Abilities of Surgeons and Trainees Dustin Schuett, MD
Using PA’s and NP’s to Improve Performance Daniel Coll, PA
When and How I Pre-Operatively Plan David Dalstrom, MD

Day 3 – Saturday, January 30, 2016

Session V: Emerging Technologies
CT Guided Survey for Fractures Amir Matityahu, MD
Compartment Syndrome: 10 Minutes Science / 10 Minutes Practical Andy Schmidt, MD
Using Mini-Fragments Plates with Nails John Scolaro, MD
Session VI: Treatment of Fractures About the Upper Extremity
Proximal Humerus Fractures: When and How to Reverse It Patrick St. Pierre, MD
How to Make the Terrible Triad Less Terrible Gregory Della Rocca, MD
Crash Course in Peripheral Nerve Injuries for the On-Call Fracture Surgeon Ranjan Gupta, MD
Session VII: Geriatric Fracture Management
Bisphosphonate Fractures: What (Must) Should You Know Don Wiss, MD
Bisphosphonate Nonunions Don Wiss, MD
Pinning Femoral Neck Fractures Anthony Sanzone, MD
Geriatric Elbow Fractures Joel J. Smith, MD

Day 4 – Sunday, January 31, 2016

Session VIII: Don’t Leave Yet! Stay in the Game
Getting Paid for Out-of-Network Emergency Care: Legal Avenues Jon Nissanoff, MD
The Physician Engagement Formula: 3 Steps to an Organization-Wide Burnout Prevention Program Dike Drummond, MD
Clinical Practice Guidelines: Can I Learn to Live With Them? Andy Schmidt, MD
The Jeff Smith Diet- Cut it Out Jeffrey M. Smith, MD