1007 - Foundations in Arthroscopy (Resident/Fellow)

When: October 01–03, 2020
Where: The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL 60018

AANA’s Resident/Fellow Course: Foundations in Arthroscopy provides beginning arthroscopists with superior operative expertise and finely-tuned motor skills that will help them make the best treatment decisions for their patients.

Since the first course was held in 2001, AANA has set the standard in fundamental arthroscopic education for residents and fellows and has trained nearly 2,000 residents from across the country. Many residency programs choose to send all of their PGY2 or PGY3 residents as a core part of their curriculum to establish a solid foundation for future training and a surgical career in arthroscopy.

The greatest strength of the course is the dedication of the faculty and the relationships forged between the faculty and the residents. The course provides extensive hands-on skill development, personal guidance from legendary surgeons, and the insights that can only come from close 1-on-1 interactions.

Course Chairs:
Paul Fadale, M.D.
Mary K. Mulcahey, M.D.

Master Instructors:
Robin M. Gehrmann, M.D.
Michael Feldman, M.D.
Daniel Zelazny, M.D.

Main Registration: $1,599


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Registration limited to orthopaedic residents and fellows.


CME Information

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge to safely perform shoulder and knee arthroscopy
  2. Develop arthroscopic and surgical motor skills for various procedures in the shoulder and knee
  3. Master safely setting up an operating room with minimal oversight and guidance

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 the Resident/Fellow Course: Foundations of Arthroscopy 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 35.00 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 Information

Air Travel Arrangements

Please fly into O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

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.

Gant Travel Contact:
Toll-Free: (800) 621–1083
Hours: 7:30 AM–6:00 PM (CST)

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 $139 per night plus tax (subject to change). Reservations can be made up to 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.

Full Travel Information

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Requests for refunds must be received in writing by the AANA office at least four weeks prior to the start of the course. Refunds will not be issued for requests received less than four weeks before the start of the course.

Cancellation Fee: $500.00

Course Transfers

You may switch courses within the same year, space permitting, by notifying AANA in writing at least four weeks prior to the course.

Transfer Fee: $200.00

*Course content and faculty subject to change.

10/1/2020 10:30 AM - 10/3/2020 6:30 PM
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) 9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100 Rosemont, IL 60018 UNITED STATES

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Trevor Richard Born, MDSarasotaFLUnited StatesBorn
Jacqueline M. Brady, MDPortlandORUnited StatesBrady
Jeremy Reginald Bruce, MDChattanoogaTNUnited StatesBruce
Ross Budacki, MDBarringtonRIUnited StatesBudacki
Benjamin Jesse Davis, MDLake ForestILUnited StatesDavis
Yasmin Dhar, MDHarrisonNYUnited StatesDhar
Paul D. Fadale, MDEast ProvidenceRIUnited StatesFadale
Michael D. Feldman, MDTucsonAZUnited StatesFeldman
Petros Kostas Frousiakis, DOVan NuysCAUnited StatesFrousiakis
Robin M. Gehrmann, MDWarrenNJUnited StatesGehrmann
Thomas F. Golden, MDVenturaCAUnited StatesGolden
David R. Guelich, MDChicagoILUnited StatesGuelich
Benjamin G. Guevara, MDSlidellLAUnited StatesGuevara
Ryan William Hess, MDMaple GroveMNUnited StatesHess
Joshua S. Hornstein, MDNewtownPAUnited StatesHornstein
Richard W. Kang, MDInvernessILUnited StatesKang
Gannon D. Kennedy, MDValhallaNYUnited StatesKennedy
Jose Manuel Martinez DominguezCiudad de MéxicoMéxicoMexicoMartinez Dominguez
Donald W. Mazur, MDLimerickPAUnited StatesMazur
Jeffrey Meier, DOLombardILUnited StatesMeier
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