HSS e-University

HSS strives to be “the most trusted educator” and reliable source of state of the art information for the public, patients and professional communities through a wide variety of education programs. Our e-University is an electronic, digital platform for distribution of education and academic programs through live streaming as well as offerings on demand.

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HSS Symposium | 150: stimulating symposia from HSS’ 2013 sesquicentennial celebration. Sessions include:
  • Session I: Emergence of a Hospital During the Civil War
  • Session II: Inspirational Patient Narratives
  • Session III: Global Healthcare & the Economics of Medicine
  • Session IV: Human Genome
    and more...
Adele Boskey, PhD Symposium on Mineralized Tissues. Modules include:
  • Bone Mineral: What it is and Why we Study it
  • Collagen as a Determinant of Bone Properties
  • Genetic Disorders of Bone Formation and Homeostasis
  • Noncollagenous Proteins as Regulators
    and more...

Featured Activities

For Orthopaedic Surgeons:

HSS Journal CME

HSS Journal® CME: Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Patients with Inflammatory Joint Disease: a Review of Risk Factors and Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Management

Prevention, early identification, and effective management of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) in patients with inflammatory joint disease (IJD) present unique challenges for physicians. Discontinuing disease-modifying anti-rheumatoid drugs (DMARDs) perioperatively may reduce immunosuppression and infection risk at the expense of increasing disease flares. Interpreting traditional diagnostic markers of PJI can be difficult due to disease-related inflammation.

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Anatomy and Physical Examination of the Adult Brachial Plexus

Anatomy and Physical Examination of the Adult Brachial Plexus

Injuries to the brachial plexus can have devastating consequences for patients. Early recognition of this injury, along with the recent advances that have been made in its treatment, can greatly improve outcomes for patients with injuries to the brachial plexus. General practitioners, orthopaedists/surgeons and other allied health professionals who may manage patients with such an injury will benefit from an increased understanding of brachial plexus anatomy, injury patterns and potential treatments.

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Online CME Symposia

Featured Online CME Symposia: Topics in Orthopaedics

The field of musculoskeletal medicine is highly dynamic and rapidly changing. Research findings are resulting in new techniques and clinical guidelines. Orthopaedic surgeons and clinicians are expected to keep abreast of these advances in order to continue to achieve optimal clinical practice and patient care. These modules provide education on timely musculoskeletal topics. Newest activities include metal-on-metal joint replacement, social media and its impact on orthopaedics, and more.

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Surgical Videos

Surgical Videos

NEW VIDEO ADDED! Surgical technique videos can help bridge the gap between classroom instruction and clinical application and serve as important learning tools for physicians, surgeons, and allied healthcare personnel. These are the first videos in a series from HSS that demonstrate current concepts in orthopaedic surgical treatment and provide relevant instructional content. Newly added: GraftLink All-Inside ACL Graft Preparation.

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Visiting Professor Lecture Series

NEW LECTURES ADDED! Earn CME with Hospital for Special's Surgery's Visiting Professor Lecture Series. The following lectures, originally presented in the HSS live lecture series, are now available online for CME credit. Since 1968, this series has showcased lectures by renowned visiting faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for expertise in their field. Newest lectures include Biomechanics of Total Hip Impingement/Dislocation, Silk Materials in Orthopaedics, Deformities in Total Ankle Replacement, Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Current Concepts of Medical and Surgical Treatments, and more.

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For Rehabilitation Professionals:

Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Rehabilitation Grand Rounds is an ongoing series of state of the art academic programs developed for rehabilitation professionals who specialize in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders affecting individuals of all ages. Activities include: Hip Resurfacing, Management of the Young Overhead Athlete - Keeping Them Safely in the Game, Managing Injuries in the Long Distance Runner, and the newly added Postural Changes and Ergonomic Assessment in the Office.

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Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Clinical Approach to the Evaluation & Treatment  of Congenital Muscular Torticollis

This program will discuss etiology, incidence, differential diagnosis, therapeutic and surgical interventions for children with torticollis. Guidelines for examination and progression of treatment as well as discharge will be discussed.

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Treating the Multisport & Endurance Althlete

Treating the Multisport & Endurance Athlete: Achieving Peak Performance

Endurance and multisport athletes present unique challenges to physical therapists, trainers and coaches due to the repetitive and high strain they put on their bodies. These on-demand webcasts will provide participants with the knowledge needed to properly identify, treat and prevent common injuries in the endurance and multisport athlete.

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View Our YouTube Videos

The HSS YouTube page features engaging content, educational videos to complement CME/CEU activities, and more.

Be sure to explore our new Rehabilitation Professionals and Orthopaedic Surgeons education playlists.

Webinars for You & Your Patients

Encourage your patients to watch and learn through our on-demand webinars.

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Share in a Rich History and an Illustrious Future

David B. Levine, MD’s new book, Anatomy of a Hospital: Hospital for Special Surgery 1863-2013, details the history of HSS from the Civil War and chronicles how the hospital has shaped the field of musculoskeletal health.

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