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.


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.

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

Please email Erin Simon at 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
Clinical Site
License #

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

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.

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,

Please email Erin Simon at