AANA Advanced Procedure-Specific Knee/Shoulder Course

The AANA Advanced Procedure-Specific Surgical Experience for the Knee and Shoulder

The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL
October 20-22, 2023

Designed for the advanced arthroscopist, this course will focus on the latest techniques in both shoulder and knee arthroscopy and arthroplasty.

In this unique format, choose a surgical technique you want to master such as:

  • Lower Trap Transfer
  • Lateral Extra-Articular Tenodesis
  • Distal Tibial Allografting
    of the Glenoid
  • Ramp Lesion Repairs
  • The BEAR Procedure
  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • And more!

AANA’s world-class faculty will help you become an expert with one-on-one hands-on training at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, IL. Participants can choose shoulder, knee or both during this intensive, interactive 2 ½ day event.

All-Star Faculty (partial list): Felix “Buddy” Savoie III, M.D., Jeffrey S. Abrams, M.D., Oke A. Anakwenze, M.D., Jason L. Koh, M.D., Miho J. Tanaka, M.D., Ph.D., John D. Kelly IV, M.D., FAANA, Mark H. Getelman, M.D., FAANA, Kevin F. Bonner, M.D., FAANA, Anthony Miniaci, M.D., Augustus D. Mazzocca, M.D.

Please note: Based on faculty availability we will do our best to match you with one of your top procedural choices; this is however not guaranteed.

Scholarship Opportunity Available!

Thanks for generous funding, the AANA Education Foundation will be offering scholarships to attend this course! Learn more.

Deadline to apply is May 15.

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Advanced Lab Courses were designed with the whole surgical team in mind. Physician attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their PA, NP, RN, or other support staff. There is no better way to prepare for real-world OR situations than to train together.

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CME Information

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand current controversies and recommended treatments for knee injuries including the appropriate indications for surgery and employ the latest techniques for surgical repair and reconstruction
  2. Accurately identify the most important shoulder pathologies, understand the appropriate indications for surgery and employ the latest techniques for surgical repair and reconstruction
  3. Familiarize with ultrasonic evaluation of knee and shoulder anatomy and patho-anatomy and the use of ultrasonography as an aid for needle placement in and around these joints

AANA Mobile App

This course will be available for participants to download at least 1 week prior to the course start date on the AANA Mobile app. It is available on Android, iOS, and Amazon Kindle.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for Shoulder/Knee Lab Course is AANA members and other healthcare professionals who desire to improve their arthroscopic knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

Statement of Need

AANA has determined the need for this live educational activity based on identifying professional practice gaps, previous course evaluations and the AANA Self-Assessment Examination. The educational content of this activity was based upon current issues and topics provided by AANA planning committees and membership.

Continuing Medical Education/Credit Designation

The Arthroscopic Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Arthroscopic Association of North America designates this live activity for a maximum of 33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity may also help fulfill the Maintenance of Certification credit requirements mandated by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Travel and Hotel Information

All Advanced Lab Courses and Resident/Fellow courses are held at the OLC Education & Conference Center in Rosemont, IL.

Air Travel and Ground Transportation

Please fly into O'Hare International Airport (ORD). The Hampton Inn & Suites offers complimentary shuttle service from O'Hare International Airport.

Gant Travel is the official travel management company for AANA. Please identify yourself as an AANA Course participant. Gant Travel offers full mileage credit for frequent flyers.

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Hotel Accommodations

For your convenience AANA has reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare (9480 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018). The room rate is $129.00 per night plus tax (subject to change). The cutoff date is four weeks prior to the course.

For hotel reservations please call (847) 692–3000 and identify yourself as an Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) registrant or click here.

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More Information


Request for refunds, cancellation, or course transfer must be received in writing by the AANA office at least four weeks prior to the start of the course. Visit our Lab Courses Policies page for full details.

For other questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Course content and faculty subject to change.

10/20/2023 8:00 AM - 10/22/2023 12:00 PM
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) 9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100 Rosemont, IL 60018 UNITED STATES

Lab Instructors

Full NameCityState ProvinceCountryLast Name
James R. Bailey, M.D.San DiegoCAUnited StatesBailey
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