AAOS Research Symposia

AAOS/OTA/SOMOS/ORS Extremity War Injuries V: Barriers to Return of Function and Duty (EWI V)

  • Principal Investigators: COL James R. Ficke, MD and Michael Bosse, MD, CAPT, USNR (Ret.)
  • Dates: January 27-29, 2010 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC
  • Participants: Military and civilian orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, government, and other medical specialties (by invitation only)
  • Purpose : EWI V will focus on addressing barriers to return to function and duty. Sessions include: Management and Diagnosis of Chronic Infection; Perceived Performance Differences: Limb Salvage versus Amputation in the Lower Extremity; Enhancing Function in Severe Upper Extremity Trauma; Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM): Program Status and Research Projects; Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma Research Program (OETRP): Program Status and Research Projects; and Partnered Disaster Preparedness: Lessons Learned from International Colleagues.
  • Gold Level Symposium Sponsors:
    • Kinetic Concepts, Inc.
    • Smith & Nephew
  • Silver Level Symposium Sponsors:
    • DePuy
    • Medtronic Spinal and Biologics
    • Stryker
    • Synthes Trauma
  • Press:  
  • EWI V Final Program Agenda

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