Spine Conferences Provided by FORE — The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education

The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) — a top provider of orthopaedic CME — organizes 2 spine conferences each year.

Physicians, spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, and orthopaedic healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes treating spinal disorders are invited to attend FORE’s spine conferences. These conferences welcome 100 to 200 attendees, allowing for meaningful networking and peer-to-peer collaboration.

Continuing Education That Can Enhance Your Day-to-Day Practice

Fast-paced and highly engaging, FORE’s spine conferences give participants unique insight into:

  • Surgical and non-surgical treatment options for degenerative conditions and spinal deformities
  • Suggested patient selection criteria for minimally invasive and open neck/back procedures
  • Biological therapies and their appropriate indications for clinical use
  • Techniques for complex reconstruction, artificial disc replacement, and other spine-specific procedures
  • Complicated reduction strategies
  • Current legislation pertaining to the healthcare industry

Castellvi Spine Symposium (Duck Key, Florida)

This multi-day conference provides an overview of current techniques, technologies, and decision-making strategies used in spine surgery. Past topics of discussion have included:

  • Pediatric deformity
  • Spine biometrics
  • Minimally invasive techniques
  • Indications for choosing between implants
  • Cervical spine fractures and other trauma cases
  • Spine surgery in bariatric patients

Selby Spine Conference (Park City, Utah)

Having grown out of the Keystone Meeting that Dr. David Selby started in 1986, the Selby Spine Conference has long been the spine conference of choice for surgeons and neurosurgeons wanting to stay current on the latest developments in their ever-evolving field.

The course features didactic lectures, panel discussions, debates, and case presentations on topics ranging from the pathophysiology of degenerative spinal disorders to new technologies used in spine surgery. Other subjects of discussion have included:

  • Pelvic fixation strategies
  • Pathophysiology of degenerative spinal disorders
  • Stem cell transplantation for acute spinal cord injuries
  • Indications for open versus minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Hospital perspectives on new technologies
  • Complications in multilevel spine surgery
  • Preoperative optimization protocols

Have any questions about these spine conferences? Contact FORE at info@foreonline.org for additional information.