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Annual International Orthopaedic Trauma Course in San Francisco


11th Annual International Orthopaedic Trauma Course in San Francisco

April (27)28-30, 2016
InterContinental Hotel
San Francisco, CA

COURSE CO-CHAIRS

Theodore Miclau, III, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
University of California, San Francisco
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery
San Francisco General Hospital


Amir Matityahu, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco General Hospital
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery
Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Guest Speakers:
Joseph Borrelli, Jr., MD
Niloofar Dehghan, MD
Fernando de la Huerta, MD
Kyle F. Dickson, MD, MBA
James R. Ficke, MD
Andrew Haskell, MD
Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD
David M. Kahler, MD
Christian Krettek, MD
Mark Lee, MD
Ross K. Leighton, MD
Ronald Lindsey, MD
Michael D. McKee, MD
William Obremskey, MD
Steven A. Olson, MD, FACS
Andrew Pollak, MD
Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD
Thomas Russell, MD
Emil Schemitsch, MD
Andrew H. Schmidt, MD
Paul Tornetta, MD
Donald Wiss, MD


(Program Now Available!)

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND THIS YEAR
Wednesday, April 27th: Case Reviews in Trauma, Pre-Course Workshop
Thursday-Saturday, April 28-30th: 15 Hands-On Workshops for both Physicians and Nurses
Thursday, April 28th: Course Reception (Scotch and Wine Tasting)
Friday, April 29th: International Reception (open to everyone)
CME
ABOS Certified
Endorsed by Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our Annual International Orthopaedic Trauma course has rapidly grown into the largest and most respected CME course of its kind in the country thanks to people like you for your continued support! Learn new and evolving concepts in trauma and fracture management through didactic lectures, case presentations, and hands-on practice with the latest implants from international leaders in the field of orthopaedic traumatology. This course is of substantial value in the preparation for board and recertification examinations.

ABOS


AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY (ABOS) RECERTIFICATION
The Orthopaedic Trauma Institute (OTI) has been granted self-assessment examination credits from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) that would apply towards recertification requirements. The University of California,
San Francisco has approved the Self-Assessment Examination (SAE) and designates this activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants must sign up separately and comply with the examination requirements to receive the credits. Please go to the website https://cmecalifornia.com/Activity/3349039/Detail.aspx for registration and course details. Please reference the ABOS website at https://abos.org/moc/self-assessment-exam-(sae).aspx
 for further information on their MOC process.

EDUCATIONAL CONTENT ENDORSED BY OTA



The educational content of this course is endorsed by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA). The OTA continues to lead the way in the advancement of musculoskeletal trauma patient care through education, research, and patient advocacy. The OTA offers educational and research opportunities to meet the life-long learning needs of orthopaedic surgeons. Visit our website to learn how the OTA can benefit you at http://www.ota.org (the OTA is not a commercial supporter or sponsor of this activity).

NURSING, AHP and PA AUDIENCE
INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE

The Annual San Francisco International Orthopaedic Trauma Course just celebrated its 10th year.  The past ten years we are fortunate to have had 4,305 attendees come to San Francisco  from all over the globe – truly an international course!:

Australia
Austria
Brazil
Canada
China
Denmark
Ethiopia
Germany

Ghana
Haiti
Hong Kong
India
Ireland
Israel

Japan

Kenya
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Mexico

Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Philippines
Russia
Singapore
South Korea
Spain

Switzerland
Taiwan
Tanzania
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States (all 50! plus Guam)

International attendee scholarships are available on request (please
contact Erin Simon at erin.simon@ucsf.edu for further information).

2015 TESTIMONIALS FROM ATTENDEES
Case Reviews in Trauma pre-course
• A great course that projects the latest innovation in trauma relying heavily on patient based medical. I recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone that wants to experience the best faculty anywhere around the world.
• This was my 1st attendance to the Pre-Course preview session although I have attended the Trauma Course. I think both activities are a must!
• Time well spent. Basic principles well reviewed. Organized plan of treatment, staging and procedure.

Main Course
• A must for any surgeon providing trauma care in medically resource deficient region.
• An assembly of excellent and accomplished expertise with cognate years of experience. A must attend conference/course for one that is interested in keeping abreast with latest advances in trauma care.
• Excellent course, with well discussed topics.
• Excellent course. Highly recommend it!
• First time in San Francisco. Trauma course for sure I will come back! Great course!
• Great venue, practical topics, authoritative faculty.
• I have attended every year for the past 10 years and always learn something new. The program changes every year to incorporate new hot topics. Outstanding faculty. The event pilot was great!
• The labs were great and encouraged us to get our hands on trying out new and not so new techniques. Faculty was approachable and helpful as were the industry reps. Appreciate all that goes in to planning and pulling off a great meeting! Thanks. Anatomy, surgical videos were great too. Will recommend this meeting to colleagues.
• This course has always been user friendly and always informative. This is my 3rd time to attend. I thoroughly recommend it to anyone wishing to stay abreast of current trends in ortho trauma.
• Very educational. Learned a lot. Enjoyed interaction with faculty in labs.

TRAVEL and LODGING


INTERCONTINENTAL SAN FRANCISCO
888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
www.intercontinentalsanfrancisco.com
www.intercontinental.com/sanfranciscoca
The group rate of $269, based upon availability, expired April 6, 2016.
For Reservations call 1-866-781-2364


You may REGISTER directly by logging onto www.cme.ucsf.edu

For QUESTIONS and EXHIBITOR information 
Contact Erin Simon: Erin.Simon@ucsf.edu

Save the Date for 2017 – April (26) 27-29th