Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

Education

Courses, Travel & CME

CME Courses

Presented by the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute and
supported by the San Francisco Health Plan

Musculoskeletal Education Course for Primary Care Providers 2014
Intended for Primary Care Providers, this course reviews the evaluation and management of common orthopedic problems in the ambulatory setting, highlights the recent advances in musculoskeletal care, and facilitates improved referrals to the orthopaedic surgery service.

SESSIONS:
January 23, 2014, Management of Back Pain
February 27, 2014, Shoulder Pain
March 25, 2014, Foot and Ankle
April 22, 2014, Orthotics and Prosthetics
May 20, 2014, Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Hand & Wrist Conditions
June 17, 2014, Management of OA of the Hip and Knee
July 15, 2014, Knee Injuries: Diagnosis and Management
August 26, 2014, Muskuloskeletal Radiology 101
September 23, 2014, Knee & Shoulder Injections  Lab
October 21, 2014, Treatment of Common Fractures in the Ambulatory Setting
November 20, 2014, Management of Osteoporosis and Fragility fractures
San Francisco, California

REGISTRATION:
Please email Erin Simon at simone@orthosurg.ucsf.edu to register for the course(s).  Each course has a maximum of 60 participants.
Be sure to include the following, required by AAFP-this will facilitate the distribution of CME certificates later:
Date of course(s) registering for
Name
Title
Clinical Site
Email
License #

LOCATION:
All sessions will be held, 6-8pm, at OTI.
Orthopaedic Trauma Institute (OTI) at SFGH
2550 23rd Street, Building 9,
2nd Floor Conference Room,
San Francisco, CA

MATERIALS:
As we get closer to the event please refer back to the website as we will upload all syllabus material to be used at the course.

ACCREDITATION:
American Academy of Family Physicians has approved the course for CME credit and Dr. Anne Rosenthal will make a few announcements about this during opening remarks.
Please contact Dr. Anne Rosenthal with any questions you may have, arosenthal@medsfgh.ucsf.edu.

REFERRAL GUIDE

At the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, we are committed to providing top quality care for your patient, and convenience for you and your staff. We provide a 24-hour patient referral hotline, and physician-to-physician emergency transfer service. Below please find information that will expedite your patient’s transfer process.
ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA INSTITUTE at ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL
1580 Valencia Street, Suite 106, San Francisco, Ca 94110
Fax referrals & authorizations to: 415-206-3140
Appointment Scheduling: 415-20-ORTHO (415-206-7846)
For more information click here.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please email Erin Simon at SimonE@orthosurg.ucsf.edu