Extremity War Injuries IX

2014 AAOS/OTA/SOMOS/ORS Extremity War Injuries IX: Reducing Disability within the Military

  • Symposium Co-Chairs: COL Romney Andersen, MD and Marc Swiontkowski, MD
  • EWI Project Team Chair: COL (Ret.) James Ficke, MD
  • EWI Scientific Program Director: MAJ Travis Burns, MD
  • Dates: February 10-12, 2014 / Park Hyatt / Washington, DC
  • Participants: Military and civilian orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, government, and other medical specialties (registration by invitation only)

Overview of Topics:
The EWI IX symposium program will focus on small group discussion and identifying knowledge gaps. The program is divided into three main clinical areas: upper extremity trauma, lower extremity trauma, and spinal and pelvic trauma. General sessions in each of these topic areas will include overview presentations, followed by questions and answers. There are three small group discussion breakout sessions for each clinical area, focusing on a specific issue.

For more information this symposium, please contact Erin Ransford, AAOS Manager, Research Development, at ransford@aaos.org or 847-384-4319.


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