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2014 Comprehensive Review in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
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From: 07/18/2014 To: 07/20/2014

Course Overview

The ASSH Comprehensive Review Course is designed as an advanced review course and update for practicing hand surgeons as well as Residents and Fellows in training.  The course will review the relevant concepts of anatomy, biomechanics and pathology as well as diagnostic and treatment methods relating to hand, wrist and elbow surgery.  The faculty are recognized experts in hand surgery and have been selected for their knowledge, expertise and contributions relating to the subject matter they present.

Objectives

​Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the relevant concepts of anatomy, biomechanics and pathology relating to surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow.
  • Prescribe and use generally accepted diagnostic techniques required to evaluate various disease processes.
  • Describe treatment alternatives for acquired, traumatic, inflammatory, congenital, metabolic and neoplastic disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow. 

Please note: the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of General Surgery do not provide content or material for this educational program.

Faculty:
Allen T. Bishop, MD
Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)
Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc
John C. Elfar, MD
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD
Warren C. Hammert, MD
Peter E. Hoepfner, MD
Sanjeev Kakar, MD
Steve K. Lee, MD
Scott D. Lifchez, MD
Jaimie T. Shores, MD
Jonathan Tueting, MD
Ann E. Van Heest, MD
Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD
Jeffrey Yao, MD
Dan A. Zlotolow, MD
Scott P. Steinmann, MD
David J. Bozentka, MD
Co-chair(s):
Thomas B. Hughes, MD
Robert J. Strauch, MD

ASSH CME CREDIT HOURS

The ASSH designates this live activity, Comprehensive Review of the Hand and Upper Extremity, for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCREDITATION

The ASSH is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Registration is now closed.

2014 Comprehensive Review course registration includes daily breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks and a detailed course syllabus (electronic and print). Course sessions and food functions are for the course registrants only — spouses, family and guests are not permitted in these areas.
 

Registration is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Fees*

ASSH Member   ​$875
ASSH Affiliate Member, 
ASHT member, 
Allied Health Professional
 $625
 Nonmember Physician  $975
 Resident or Fellow 
(current program details required) ​
 ​$495
​* Onsite registration will incur an additional $50 fee.
 

REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION

All registrations are confirmed by e-mail to the registrant. If you have not received a confirmation within two weeks of submitting your registration form please contact ASSH at (312) 880-1900 or meetings@assh.org

REFUND POLICY / CANCELLATION FEE

All refunds must be requested in writing to the ASSH Central Office by email at meetings@assh.org or by fax at (847) 384-1435.

  • A full refund, less a $150 admininstrative fee, will be given if written notification is received by the ASSH Central Office on or before June 25, 2014.
  • Cancellations received between June 25 and July 1, 2014 will receive 50% back of payment received.
  • No refunds will be issued after July 1, 2014.

 


The 2014 Comprehensive Review Course is moving to the Hyatt Regency Chicago at 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601.  

Limited space is available at the Hyatt Regency!  https://resweb.passkey.com/go/AmSocietySurgeryHand or call 1-888-421-1442 - be sure to request the American Society for Surgery of the Hand course rate.

Room Fees:

​Single or Double Occupancy   $199/night
 Triple Occupancy  ​$224/night
 Quadruple Occupancy  $249/night
 ​Regency Club  ​$274/night

Once the Hyatt Regency is sold out, please contact A Room With A View for information on the designated ASSH overflow hotel.  They will secure the lowest available rates within walking distance of The Hyatt Regency Hotel
 
In the event that rooms become available at The Hyatt Regency Hotel due to cancellations, A Room With A View will notify conference attendees and help transfer reservations back to The Hyatt Regency  Hotel in the order in which they were booked.
 
A Room With A View can be reached at 1-800-780-4343
Hours of Operation:  7:00 AM - 12:00 NOON  CST    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  CST
International Attendees can reach them at ARWAV@charter.net  
This is a FREE SERVICE for all ASSH attendees

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR HYATT REGENCY CHICAGO

  • All attendees are responsible for making their own sleeping room reservations
  • DO NOT contact the ASSH Office for hotel reservations
  • Please ask for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand course rate
  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 noon
  • Complimentary basic high speed internet is offered in paid guest rooms and public space

 

Reservation requests must be received by June 17. Upon check in you will be asked to verify your check out date. The Hyatt Regency Chicago utilizes a 72-hour cancellation policy. Rates are subject to state and local taxes in effect at the time of the meeting.

NOTE: If the room block fills prior to the deadline, the hotel cannot guarantee availability and/or the special ASSH course rate.


Exhibits will be offered over two full days during our annual, bestselling educational course.  Expected attendance is 250 attendees with 90% physicians and 10% allied health professionals.  Cost to exhibit is $1000 per tabletop.  This program will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.  More information about this course, including housing information, will be available in January 2014.  Download the 2013 Comprehensive Brochure to see what has been covered in the past.

Learn more about our Small Course Exhibit and Industry Forum program

Apply for a tabletop exhibit for this course here: https://assh.wufoo.com/forms/2014-tabletop-exhibit-industry-forum-application/

Current exhibitor listing as of 5/19/14:

Questions about tabletop exhibits?  Contact Diana Shkap at dshkap@assh.org or (312) 880-1900.

The material presented in this continuing medical education program is made available by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) for educational purposes only.  This material is not intended to represent the best or only methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion of the authors or presenters that may be helpful or of interest to other practitioners.  Attendees agree to participate in this medical education program sponsored by ASSH with full knowledge and awareness that they waive any claim they may have against ASSH for reliance on any information presented in this educational program.  In addition, the attendees also waive any claim they have against ASSH for injury or other damages that may result in any way from their participation in this program.  All of the proceedings of the  Comprehensive Review in Hand and Upper Extremity course are intended for limited publication only, and all property rights in the material presented, including common – law copyright, are expressly reserved by the speaker or ASSH.  No statement of presentation made is to be regarded as dedicated to the public domain.  Any sound reproduction transcript or other use of the material presented at this course without the permission of the speaker or ASSH is prohibited to the full extent of common – law copyright in such material.  ASSH is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting.  Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.  The approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is required for procedures and drugs that are considered experimental.  Instrumentation systems discussed and/or demonstrated in or at ASSH educational programs may not yet have received FDA approval.
Contact the ASSH Central Office at (312) 880-1900 or via e-mail:
Day 1

Location: Regency Ballroom, West Tower, Gold Level

FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014

 

6:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

Registration & Education Resource Center Open

6:00 - 7:00 AM
Breakfast

7:00 - 7:05 AM​
Welcome​
Thomas B. Hughes, MD​​​

7:05 – 9:00 AM             ​
SESSION I – HAND/WRIST FRACTURES ​
Moderator: Thomas B. Hughes, MD

​7:05 - 7:35 AM ​
Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures: Anatomy, Injuries and Treatment ​
Peter E. Hoepfner, MD

​7:35 – 8:05 AM ​
Scaphoid and Other Carpal Fractures ​
Thomas B. Hughes, MD

​8:05 – 8:40 AM ​
Distal Radius Fractures ​
Ryan P. Calfee, MD

8:40 – 9:00 AM ​
Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Thomas B. Hughes, MD, Ryan P. Calfee, MD, and Peter E. Hoepfner, MD
 
9:00 – 9:20 AM
BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

 
9:20 – 11:50 AM ​
SESSION II – HAND/WRIST SOFT TISSUE TRAUMA

Moderator: Thomas B. Hughes, MD​

​9:20 – 9:40 AM ​
Dislocations and Ligament Injuries of the Hand
​Peter E. Hoepfner, MD

​9:40 – 10:00 AM ​
Dislocations and Ligament Injuries of the Thumb ​
Sanjeev Kakar, MD

​10:00 - 10:30 AM           ​
Perilunate Injuries and SL, LT and Midcarpal Instability ​
Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)

​10:30 – 10:50 AM ​
DRUJ/TFCC Tears and Treatment ​
Jeffrey Yao, MD

​10:50 – 11:10 AM
​Science, Repair and Rehabilitation of Flexor Tendon Lacerations ​
Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)

​11:10 – 11:30 AM ​
Extensor Tendon Injuries
​Jeffrey Yao, MD

11:30 – 11:50 AM
​Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Sanjeev Kakar, MD, Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C), Jeffrey Yao, MD, and Peter E. Hoepfner, MD
 
11:50 AM – 12:40 PM  
LUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS

 
​12:40 – 2:00 PM ​
SESSION III – MICROVASCULAR ​

Moderator: Robert J. Strauch, MD

​12:40 – 1:00 PM           ​
Thumb Reconstruction ​
Warren C. Hammert, MD

​1:00 – 1:20 PM ​
Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Hand and Arm ​
Jaimie T. Shores, MD

​1:20 – 1:40 PM ​
Replantation ​
Robert J. Strauch, MD

​1:40 – 2:00 PM ​
Vascular Insufficiency/ Chronic Ischemia in the Upper Extremity ​
Warren C. Hammert, MD

​2:00 – 2:20 PM ​
Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Robert J. Srauch, MD, Jaimie T. Shores, MD and Warren C. Hammert, MD
 
2:20 – 2:50 PM  
BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

 
​2:50 – 5:10 PM ​
SESSION IV – ARTHRITIS ​

Moderator: Robert J. Strauch, MD

​2:50 – 3:10 PM ​
Atypical Arthritidies ​
Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD

​3:10 – 3:55 PM
​Rheumatoid Arthritis – Hand and Wrist ​
Robert J. Strauch, MD

​3:55 – 4:40 PM ​
Osteoarthritis – Hand and Wrist ​
Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD

​4:40 – 5:10 PM ​
Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD and Robert J. Strauch, MD

Day 2

SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014

6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration & Education Resource Center Open

6:00 - 7:00 AM
Breakfast
 
​7:00 – 9:25 AM ​
SESSION V – SELECT SOFT TISSUE CONDITIONS

​Moderator: Thomas B. Hughes, MD

​7:00 – 7:20 AM ​
Fingertip and Nailbed Injuries: Local Flaps ​
Jonathan Tueting, MD

​7:20 – 7:40 AM
​Chemical Injuries and Frostbite ​
Jaimie T. Shores, MD

​7:40 – 8:05 AM
​Infections of the Hand ​
David J. Bozentka, MD

​8:05 – 8:25 AM ​
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome ​
Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc

​8:25 – 8:45 AM ​
Burns
​David J. Bozentka, MD

​8:45 – 9:05 AM ​
Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Jaimie T. Shores, MD, David J. Bozentka, MD, Jonathan Tueting, MD and Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc​
 
9:05 – 9:35 AM  
BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

 
​9:35 AM – 12:45 PM ​
SESSION V - NERVE ​

Moderator: Thomas B. Hughes, MD

​9:35 – 10:05 AM ​
Peripheral Nerve Injury Review ​
John C. Elfar, MD

​10:05 – 10:30 AM ​
Nerve Palsy and Tendon Transfers ​
Sanjeev Kakar, MD

​10:30 – 10:55 AM ​
Brachial Plexus Injury ​
Allen T. Bishop, MD

​10:55 – 11:25 AM ​
Tetraplegia
Ann E. Van Heest, MD​

​11:25 – 11:45 AM ​
Nerve Transfers ​
Steve K. Lee, MD

​11:45 AM – 12:15 PM ​
Compression Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity ​
John C. Elfar, MD

​12:15 – 12:45 PM ​
Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: John C. Elfar, MD, Allen T. Bishop, MD, Ann E. Van Heest, MD, Sanjeev Kakar, MD and Steve K. Lee, MD
 
12:45 – 1:35 PM  
LUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS

 
1:35 – 3:35 PM ​
SESSION VII- ELBOW

​Moderator: Thomas B. Hughes, MD

​1:35 – 1:55 PM ​
Elbow Tendinopathies ​
Thomas B. Hughes, MD

​1:55 – 2:25 PM
​Elbow Dislocations, Instability and Contracture ​
Scott P. Steinmann, MD

​2:25 – 2:45 PM
​Distal Humerus Fractures ​
Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc

​2:45 – 3:05 PM ​
Monteggia, Essex Lopresti, Radial Head Fractures ​
Scott P. Steinmann, MD

​3:05 – 3:35 PM ​
Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Thomas B. Hughes, MD, Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc and Scott P. Steinmann, MD
 
3:35 – 4:05 PM  
BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

 
4:05 – 5:40 PM ​
SESSION VIII- NICHE TOPICS

Moderator: Robert J. Strauch, MD​

​4:05 – 4:25 PM ​
Kienböck’s Disease ​
Allen T. Bishop, MD

​4:25 – 4:50 PM ​
Compartment Syndrome: An Overview ​
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD

​4:50  – 5:15 PM ​
Dupuytren Disease ​
Steve K. Lee, MD

​5:15 – 5:40 PM ​
Panel with Test Questions
​Panelists: Allen T. Bishop, MD, Charles A. Goldfarb, MD and Steve K. Lee, MD

Day 3
SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014

6:00 - 10:30 AM  

Registration & Education Resource Center Open

6:00 - 7:00 AM
Breakfast

7:00 – 10:00 AM ​
SESSION IX – PEDIATRICS ​

Moderator: Thomas B. Hughes, MD

​7:00 – 7:30 AM ​
Pediatric Fractures of the Hand, Wrist and Forearm ​
Dan A. Zlotolow, MD

​7:30 – 8:00 AM
​Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
​Dan A. Zlotolow, MD

8:00 – 8:45 AM ​
Congenital Differences: A Brief Overview ​
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD

​8:45 – 9:25 AM ​
Cerebral Palsy: Surgical Treatment of the Upper Extremity
​Ann E. Van Heest, MD

​9:25 – 10:00 AM ​
Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Dan A. Zlotolow, MD, Charles A. Goldfarb, MD and Ann E. Van Heest, MD

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ​
SESSION X- TUMORS ​

Moderator: Robert J. Strauch, MD

​10:00 – 11:00 AM
​Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors of the Hand and Upper Limb ​
Jonathan Tueting, MD

​11:00 – 11:20 AM ​
Skin Cancer and Related Lesions ​
Scott D. Lifchez, MD

​11:20 – 11:35 AM ​
Limb Amputations and Prosthetics
​Scott D. Lifchez, MD

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM
​Panel with Test Questions ​
Panelists: Jonathan Tueting, MD and Scott D. Lifchez, MD
 
12:00 PM
CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS / MEETING ADJOURNED

Day 4
Day 5
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