1301 - Foundations in Arthroscopy (Resident/Fellow)

1301 - Foundations in Arthroscopy (Resident/Fellow)
Lab Course

When: January 19-21, 2023
Where: The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) - Rosemont, IL 60018

AANA’s Resident/Fellow Course: Foundations in Arthroscopy is a three-day opportunity for PGY1-4 Orthopaedic Residents and Arthroscopy Fellows to finely tune basic motor skills and proper techniques for knot tying while receiving guidance from expert faculty.

There’s a reason residency and fellowship programs choose Foundations in Arthroscopy year after year as a core curriculum builder. For over 15 years, the course has provided beginning arthroscopists with tools to create the best treatment outcomes for their patients. All one-on-one interactions involve dynamic feedback that is essential for a successful career in orthopaedic and minimally invasive surgery. With over 16 hours of dedicated cadaver lab time, attendees will be able to increase proficiency in a variety of commonly used operative techniques for both knee and shoulder surgery.

After completion of the course, all participants will receive a FREE AANA Resident Membership. The relationships and experiences gained through attendance are like none other and will be the steppingstone for the next step in one’s surgical career.

Course Co-Chairs:
James P. Leonard, M.D.
David T. Yucha M.D.
Brian E. Walczak, D.O., Ph.D.

Master Instructor:
Fredric A. Kleinbart, M.D.
John Martin Leland III, M.D.

General Registration: $1,999



Registration is limited to orthopaedic residents and fellows. Please log-in or create an account to register for this event.


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

The Arthroscopy Association of North America designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.00 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 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). 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 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.

1/19/2023 10:00 AM - 1/21/2023 5:00 PM
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) 9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100 Rosemont, IL 60018 UNITED STATES

Lab Instructors

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Dov A. Bader, M.D.State CollegePAUnited StatesBader
Michael Birns, M.D.Newtown SquarePAUnited StatesBirns
Giridhar Burra, M.D.NapervilleILUnited StatesBurra
Joseph Choi, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.A.SayrePAUnited StatesChoi
Aman Dhawan, M.D.HersheyPAUnited StatesDhawan
James Arthur Ferrier, M.D.WailukuHIUnited StatesFerrier
Abdullah Foad, M.D., FAANABettendorfIAUnited StatesFoad
Alexander Golant, M.D.New YorkNYUnited StatesGolant
Fredric A. Kleinbart, M.D.Ocean GroveNJUnited StatesKleinbart
John Martin Leland, III, M.D.Chagrin FallsOHUnited StatesLeland
James P. Leonard, M.D.Western SpringsILUnited StatesLeonard
Paul David Metzger, M.D.LibertyvilleILUnited StatesMetzger
Gary Klaud Miller, M.D.ChicagoILUnited StatesMiller
John Robert Miller, M.D.Oak ParkILUnited StatesMiller
Paul Michael Novakovich, M.D.RustonLAUnited StatesNovakovich
Aaron P. Omotola, M.D.Glen CarbonILUnited StatesOmotola
Matthew A. Posner, M.D.State CollegePAUnited StatesPosner
Jason Shin, M.D., F.R.C.S.C.FrankfortILUnited StatesShin
Drew A. Stein, M.D.Boca RatonFLUnited StatesStein
Nic Vance, M.D.JacksonTNUnited StatesVance