35th Adrian E. Flatt Residents & Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery
09/06/2017
From: 6:30 AM To: 5:00 PM
Room 2020/2007, San Francisco Convention Center

Chairs: Julie E. Adams, MD and Fraser J. Leversedge, MD
Vice-Chairs: Amy Moore, MD and Jennifer Waljee, MD

Sponsored by the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand. Apply for a scholarship to attend the Residents and Fellows Conference as well as the ASSH Annual Meeting.

The Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery is specifically geared toward hand surgery fellows as well as residents in orthopaedic, plastic and general surgery.  The day includes lively faculty debates about areas of controversy within hand surgery, information pertaining to clinical practice types ranging from academic to private practice, a quiz for residents and fellows and a scientific program where residents and fellows can present their research. Participants are invited to submit and present their papers on subjects within the specialty of hand and upper extremity surgery.  Filled with dialogue and information exchange, this conference is a valuable resource for all attendees.


Learning Objectives

  • Discuss and critique presentations of clinical advances and research findings in hand and upper extremity surgery.
  • Use the information presented in this educational forum to advance office practice and the treatment of patients.

CME

The ASSH designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the 8.00 credits, 0.75 have been identified as applicable to Patient Safety.

 

FEES

Fellow or Resident
$60

ASSH Member
$250

ASSH Senior Member
$250

Non-Member Physician
$350

Allied Health
$220

International ASSH Member
$250

International Non-member
$350

Faculty:

Julie E. Adams, MD
Sonya P. Agnew, MD
Edward Akelman, MD
Mark C. Anderson, FASAE, CAE
Hisham M. Awan, MD
Philip E. Blazar, MD
Charity S. Burke, MD
Thomas J. Fischer, MD
Felicity Fishman, MD
Ronald M. Gonzalez, DO, FRCS
Warren C. Hammert, MD
Neil G. Harness, MD
Matthew L. Iorio, MD
Marci D. Jones, MD
Jason H. Ko, MD
Scott H. Kozin, MD
Donald H. Lalonde, MD
Donna Lashgari, DHSc, OTR/L, CHT
Fraser J. Leversedge, MD
Walter B. McClelland, Jr., MD
Deana Mercer, MD
Alan Jordan Micev, MD
Adam J. Mirarchi, MD, MS
Amy M. Moore, MD
Daniel Osei, MD, MSc
Kathryn M. Peck, MD
Noah M. Raizman, MD, MFA
Rey N. Ramirez, MD
Ghazi M. Rayan, MD
Lance A. Rettig, MD
Peter C. Rhee, DO, MS
Julie B. Samora, MD, PhD
John G. Seiler, III, MD
Nader A. Shourbaji, MD, MBA
Peter Tang, MPH, MD
Jennifer F. Waljee, MD, MPH, MSc

Co-chair(s):

Julie E. Adams, MD
Fraser J. Leversedge, MD

PROGRAM

6:30 – 7:15 AM
Breakfast

7:15 – 7:17 AM
Welcome
Julie E. Adams, MD and Fraser J. Leversedge, MD

7:17 – 7:27 AM
Introductory Remarks
Ghazi M. Rayan, MD, President, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

7:27 – 7:42 AM
Introduction to the ASSH: “Special Sauce”
Mark C. Anderson, FASAE, CAE, CEO, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

7:42 – 7:45 AM
Introduction to Hand-e
Warren C. Hammert, MD

 

7:45 – 8:20 AM
Paper Session I: Top Papers 4 min each, 5 papers, 2 min discussion per paper

5-minute talk: Principles of Flexor Tendon Repair

Speaker: Fraser J. Leversedge, MD
Moderators: Julie E. Adams, MD and Fraser J. Leversedge, MD

8:20 – 8:40 AM
Paper Session IINerve (Bell Rounds) 2 min per paper, 5 papers, 1 min discussion per paper

5-minute talk: Nerve Repair & Reconstruction: Managing the Zone of Injury

Speaker: Amy M. Moore, MD
Moderators: Amy M. Moore, MD and Peter Tang, MD, MPH

8:40 – 9:00 AM

Selecting Your Practice – and Your Future: Considerations for Practice Type, Contracts, Ancillary Income and Partnership
Lance A. Rettig, MD and Walter B. McClelland, Jr., MD

 

9:00 – 9:20 AM
Paper Session IIIDistal Radius/Wrist (Bell Rounds) 2 min per paper, 5 papers, 1 min discussion per paper

5-minute talk: Avoiding Technical Errors During Volar Plating of Distal Radius Fractures 

Speaker: Sonya P. Agnew, MD
Moderators: Sonya P. Agnew, MD and Hisham M. Awan, MD

9:20 – 9:40 AM
Wide-Awake Surgery: Video Demonstration, Pearls & Pitfalls
Donald H. Lalonde, MD

9:40 – 10:00 AM  
Coffee Break
                
10:00 – 10:20 AM
Paper Session IV: Potpourri (Bell Rounds) 2 mins per paper, 5 papers, 1 min discussion per paper

5-minute talk: Considering the Opioid Dilemma

Speaker: Jennifer F. Waljee, MD
Moderators: Thomas J. Fischer, MD and Jennifer F. Waljee, MD

 

10:20 – 10:30 AM
Coding 101: Pearls and Pitfalls
Noah M. Raizman, MD, MFA

 

10:30 – 10:40 AM

Managing Risk Management & Surgical Safety Safely

Julie E. Adams, MD

 

10:40 – 11:00 AM
Paper Session V: Congenital/Pediatrics (Bell Rounds) 2 mins per paper, 5 papers, 1 min discussion per paper

5-minute talk: Strategies for Evaluating Upper Limb Congenital Differences

Speaker: Felicity Fishman, MD
Moderators: Charity S. Burke, MD and Felicity Fishman, MD 

11:00 – 11:15 AM

Hand Therapy 101

Donna Lashgari, DHSc, OTR/L, CHT

 

11:15 – 11:45 AM
The Reconstructive Ladder: Case-Based Discussion

Faculty: Jason H. Ko, MD, Adam J. Mirarchi, MD, MS, Daniel A. Osei, MD, MSc and Peter C. Rhee, DO, MS

 

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
The Richard Smith Lecture: Reflections on Improved Patient Outcomes and Practice Satisfaction as a Physician and Hand Surgeon – It’s not all about surgical skills
Edward Akelman, MD

Introduced by: Ghazi M. Rayan, MD, President, ASSH

 

12:30 – 1:15 PM
Lunch with the Past Presidents/ASSH Giants 

 

1:15 – 1:35 PM
Outreach: Reaching Further

“Touching Hands Project” Scott H. Kozin, MD (10 minutes)

“Domestic Outreach” John G. Seiler, III, MD (10 minutes)

 

1:35 – 1:55 PM
Ethics of Scientific Reporting
Philip E. Blazar, MD, Deanna Mercer, MD and Julie B. Samora, MD

 

1:55 – 2:40 PM
Small Group Session 1: FOOSH: Frustrations Often Occurring to Surgeons of the Hand
3 cases: (1) Distal Radius Fractures: The Palmar Lunate Facet, (2) The Non-Displaced Scaphoid Waist Fracture: Show Me the Evidence! (3) DRUJ Instability: Evaluation and Decision-Making

 

2:40 – 3:00 PM
Coffee Break

3:00 – 3:10 PM
What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Practice

Alan Jordan Micev, MD

 

3:10 – 3:55 PM
Small Group Session 2: Young Leaders Mega-Issues
2 cases: (1) Conflict of Interest, (2) Professionalism

 

3:55 – 4:05 PM
Joseph Boyes Award Announcement for Top Resident/Fellow Paper

Julie E. Adams, MD and Fraser J. Leversedge, MD

 

4:05 – 5:00 PM
Small Group Session 3: Interactive Case Reviews
Diagnosis and Management of 5 cases: (1) Thumb Basilar Joint Arthritis, (2) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome + CTR + Complication; (3) Ulnar Wrist Pain / TFCC Injury; (4) The Stiff Finger; (5) SLAC Wrist

 

5:00 PM

Conclusion

Julie E. Adams, MD and Fraser J. Leversedge, MD

Reception will follow.