The Professional Education Department provides information to health care professionals through a variety of medical education programs, including continuing medical education lecture series, conferences and symposia. The department is dedicated to providing timely information in orthopaedics and rheumatology to primary care physicians, sub-specialists, managed care groups, primary care hospitals and associated health professionals. The department also provides a mix of state-of-the-art live programs in addition to online program offerings, monographs, hands-on skill based sessions and didactic lectures.
Visit HSS eAcademy for a regularly updated selection of CME/CEU offerings and activities that can be completed for credit online! Offerings include featured online symposia on current issues in musculoskeletal medicine, surgical videos, Visiting Professor Lecture Series, rehabilitation grand rounds, and multiple CEU modules for physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers/coaches and other professionals. Both accredited and non-accredited activities are available.
HSS offers a wide range of on-site and online continuing education courses. Both accredited and non-accredited educational offerings are available. Visit the CME/CEU Activities and Offerings page for a selection of CME/CEU courses, activities, conferences, and more. Many of the courses held on-site at HSS offer a live-streaming option.
Hospital for Special Surgery's Visiting Professor Lecture Series presents both Distinguished Research Lectures and Honorary Service Lectures in one annual series of coordinated presentations. Since 1968, this series has showcased lectures by renowned visiting faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise in our field. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits can be earned for attendance. Visit hss.edu/vpls to view the fall 2014 schedule.
Professional Education Programs
Understanding the anatomy and movement patterns of the hip joint is critical to the evaluation and treatment of the athlete’s hip.
There are many complex issues inherent in treating both acute and persistent pain. Traditional interventions like opioid therapy remain a valuable treatment option but raise questions about safety and efficacy.
Patients suffering from lumbar spine disorders make up one of the largest populations seeking healthcare services.This activity’s lecture and lab components prepare clinicians to more effectively treat lumbar spine disorders.