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Meeting Information

Goals of the Conference

Through lectures, panels, case discussions, and question/answer sessions, the goals of this conference are:

To offer a diversified program of continuing education for practicing orthopedic surgeons;
To keep orthopedic surgeons and other interested physicians and health care professionals informed of recent developments, techniques and advances in orthopedics.

Statement of Need

Responses from our prior conferences identify the need for a greater understanding of specific aspects of orthopedic surgery within the specialties of Shoulder and Elbow, Trauma, Hand, Sports, Pediatrics, Spine, Foot and Ankle and Adult Reconstructive and Arthritis. In addition, a session has been added to offer training for physicians who prescribe opioids through the CO*RE REMS Program.


The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics designates this program for a maximum of 24.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Digital Posters

Posters will be displayed near registration on screens in a digital format. This format allows you to search and view the posters by author or topic. Posters receiving the top score will be offered an opporutunity to present during a digital poster session on Saturday, October 14 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.