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Visiting Professor Lecture Series

Distinguished Research & Honorary Service Lectures

The Visiting Professor Lecture Series at HSS 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 the field of musculoskeletal medicine. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits can be earned for attendance. This year, the series continues to offer an impressive schedule of outstanding medical faculty who will present on timely topics.

Winter/Spring 2019 Schedule

Onsite at HSS | Select Fridays | 7:00 - 8:00 am ET
Registration in advance is not necessary. Faculty, agenda, and date are subject to change.

February 1, 2019
Bonnie Reichman, MD, Honorary Lecture in Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction
Complex Limb Deformity Reconstruction About the Foot & Ankle

Douglas Beaman, MD
Section Head, Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Legacy Emanuel Hospital
Portland, OR

February 8, 2019
Annual Visiting Professor Lecture in Anesthesiology
The Epidemic of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Opioids (NMUPO): A Process of Medical Discovery

Myron Yaster, MD
Professor, University of Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado
Department of Anesthesiology
Aurora, CO

February 15, 2019
Peter G. Bullough, MD, Honorary Lecture in Pathology
Diagnosis of Prosthetic Joint Infection

Robin Patel, MD(CM), D(ABMM), FIDSA, FACP, F(AAM)
Chair, Division of Clinical Microbiology
Director, Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory
Elizabeth P. and Robert E. Allen Professor of Individualized Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

April 5, 2019
Distinguished Research Lecture
Osteocytes: A Common Mechanism in Bone Fragility and Joint Disease

Tamara N. Alliston, PhD
Professor, University of California San Francisco
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
San Francisco, CA

April 12, 2019
Philip D. Wilson Jr., MD, Honorary Lecture in Arthroplasty
Periprosthetic Infection of the Hip and Knee: A Work in Progress

Professor Fares S. Haddad, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Res), MCh (Orth), FRCS (Orth), FFSEM
Professor of Orthopaedic and Sports Surgery
Divisional Director of Surgery
Director of the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health
University College London Hospitals
London, UK

April 26, 2019
John L. Marshall, MD, Honorary Lecture in Sports Medicine
Current Concepts in Management of Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability

Robert A. Arciero, MD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Team Physician, University of Connecticut Huskies
UConn Health
Farmington, CT

May 3, 2019
Lee Ramsay Straub, MD, Honorary Lecture in Hand Surgery
Improved Patient Outcomes, Practice Satisfaction, and Balance as an Orthopaedic Surgeon

Edward Akelman, MD
Vincent Zecchino Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedics
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Surgeon-in-Chief, Department of Orthopaedics
Rhode Island Hospital & Miriam Hospital
Providence, RI

May 31, 2019
Robert H. Freiberger, MD, Honorary Lecture in Musculoskeletal Radiology
Fracture Risk Throughout the Weight Spectrum: from Anorexia Nervosa to Morbid Obesity

Miriam A. Bredella, MD
Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, Department of Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention
Boston, MA

June 7, 2019
David B. Levine, MD, Honorary Lecture in Spinal Deformity
Predictive Analytics and Precision Medicine: The Future of Adult Deformity Surgery in the Age of Cost Containment

Christopher P. Ames, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Spine Tumor & Spinal Deformity Surgery
Co-director, Spinal Surgery and UCSF Spine Center
Director, Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

June 14, 2019
Patricia Mosbacher Honorary Lecture in Orthopaedic Trauma
How the NHS Delivers Trauma Care

Peter Bates, MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Royal London Hospital
Bart's and the Health NHS Trust
Senior Lecturer, Orthopaedic Trauma Services
Queen Mary University London
London, UK

Statement of Need

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 achieve optimal clinical practice and patient care.

The Visiting Professor Lecture Series is designed to augment both the basic science and applied clinical practice knowledge and competence of our attending physicians. Information presented in these lectures focuses on both musculoskeletal research and related clinical science perspectives.

Learning Objectives

Hospital for Special Surgery CME activities are intended to lead to better patient care and safety. At the conclusion of each lecture, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current research findings in musculoskeletal medicine and discuss the potential implications for clinical practice.
  • Discuss and implement new standards and techniques in their practice of musculoskeletal medicine.

Target Audience

This activity is targeted to attending physicians and scientists. Allied health professionals, residents, fellows, and medical students may also benefit from attending the activity.

Accreditation and Credit Designation

ACCME Logo Hospital for Special Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Hospital for Special Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each lecture is designated for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Financial Disclosure

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the activity directors, planning committee members, presenters, authors and staff involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.

It is the policy of Hospital for Special Surgery to request all financial relationships that activity directors, planning committee members, presenters, authors and staff have with commercial interests, but to disclose to the activity audience only the relevant financial relationships.

VPLS Dr. Richard Rothman, MD, PhD

Hospital for Special Surgery
Richard L. Menschel Education Center
535 East 70th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021