2019 ANNUAL MEETING

Don’t Miss the COS Annual Meeting
Friday, May 10, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Farmington Marriott
Farm Springs Road, Farmington, CT

Join your colleagues at this CME program with clinical presentations; UConn and Yale orthopaedic residents’ research presentations; 2019 Orthopaedist of the Year and over 40 exhibitors sharing the latest in products and services for you and your practice, you won’t want to miss your Society’s annual event. All 2019 dues paid members attend free of charge. To RSVP, simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name. If you need to renew your dues for 2019, pay conveniently on this site, just go to membership renewal from the home page.

Preliminary Schedule of Events

(subject to change)

The Connecticut Orthopaedic Society gratefully acknowledges COS Board Member and Program Director, Michael Kaplan, MD, for his leadership and dedication in developing today’s diverse educational program.

Program Objectives
  1. Understand current concepts/treatments of orthopaedic surgery.
  2. Describe different approaches to procedures as they relate to patient care.
  3. Utilize common management of orthopaedic care and treatment protocol.

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Registration/Breakfast/Exhibitor Visits

8:00 – 8:20 a.m.

COS Business Meeting
Election of Officers & Board Members- Mariam Hakim Zargar, MD, MPA
Outgoing President Remarks-  Mariam Hakim Zargar, MD, MPA
Incoming President Remarks-  Michael Aronow, MD

8:20 – 8:25 a.m.

Welcome
Michael Kaplan, MD – COS Board Member & Program Director

8:25 – 8:55 a.m.

50 Years with Cruciate Ligament Criterion: From Obscurity to Preeminence
John Bergfeld, MD  Senior Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of the Operating Rooms at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center, Ohio

8:55 – 9:25 a.m.

Treatment of Patellofemoral Arthritis in the 30-60 year old
Avoiding a TKR Patellar Instability:  MPFL or Osteotomy?
Sabrina Strickland, MDHospital for Special Surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

9:30 – 9:50 a.m.

Break/Exhibitor Visits

9:55 – 10:25 a.m.

Collateral Ligament Balance & Anatomic Referencing Influence the Outcome of Posterior Stabilized TKA Revision TKA – Having A Game Plan Avoids Complications
Giles Scuderi, MD Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine Hofstra University and Adult Knee Reconstruction Fellowship Director, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York

10:25 – 10:40 a.m.

Current Trends in Cartilage Biologics
Andreas Gomoll, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical School, New York

10:40 11:10 a.m.

Business Models & Contracts in Medicine
Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty
Michael Ast, MDHospital for Special Surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

11:10 – 11:25 a.m.

Break/Exhibitor Visits 

11:30 a.m. – Noon

Your Academy – Focused on Member Value through Innovation
David Halsey, MDImmediate Past President of AAOS, Martha Vineyard Hospital, Massachusetts

Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Your Academy – Focused on Member Value through Innovation
David Halsey, MDImmediate Past President of AAOS, Martha Vineyard Hospital, Massachusetts

12:30 – 12:40 p.m.

Orthopaedic Resident Papers
Initial Fibular Displacement as a Predictor of Medial Clear Space Widening in Weber B Ankle Fractures
Presented by: Zachary Cavanaugh, MD - UConn
Yale:  Topic TBA – Presented
by: Kenneth Milligan, MD - Yale

12:40 – 1:05 p.m.

Awards Presentations 
Orthopaedist of the Year Award - Michael Kaplan, MD

Honorary Member Award - David Emmel, MD, CSMS Legislative Chair
Humanitarian Service Award - Kristaps Keggi, MD

1:05 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch/Exhibitor Visits

1:30 2:30 p.m.

Orthopaedic Resident Forum
Evaluating Employment Opportunities & Understanding Contracts
Michael Ast, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

 

 

All 2019 dues paid members attend free of charge. To RSVP, simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name. If you need to renew your dues for 2019, pay conveniently only using link above.


QUESTIONS?

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