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Self-Paced Courses

 
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This self-paced course comes with a Facilitator's Guide and a CD of course material including:
INTRODUCTION
Module 1: The Research Question
Module 2: Study Designs
Module 3: Introduction to Controlled Trials
BASIC CONCEPTS
Module 4: Bias
Module 5: Enrolling Subjects
Module 6: Randomization
Module 7: The Intervention
Module 8: Trial Outcomes
Module 9: Blinding
Module 10: Managing DataDetails
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This online course, designed for orthopaedic surgeons who may be entering a mentoring relationship as a new mentor, will introduce critical concepts and techniques to become an effective mentor. Effective mentorship plays a critical role in the growth and development of both the mentee and the mentor. Surgeons, however, are typically not formally prepared for, or trained in mentorship. According to the results of a survey published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2009),... Details

2017 Meeting Recording Packages

 
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Includes seven main Symposia, Department Leadership Forums 1 and 2, and all e-Posters presented at the 2017 AOA Annual Leadership Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Seven Symposia:

Personalities in Orthopaedics: What Can We Do with Them?
Moderator: Paul Tornetta, III, MD, FAOA

Managing the Impaired Physician in Need of Retirement
Moderator: William J. Hopkinson, MD,... Details
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Includes recordings of four CORD Symposia, Faculty Development Forum, and CORD e-Posters presented at the Summer 2017 CORD Conference.

Symposia:

ACGME Governance of Orthopaedic Residency: What is the Current Landscape?
Facilitators: Raj Rao, MD, FAOA. George Washington University; Kristy L. Weber, MD, FAOA, University of Pennsylvania
Presenters: Eric Holmboe, MD, FACP, FRCP, Accreditation Council for Graduate ... Details

Recorded Webinars and Symposia by Topic

Accreditation

 
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Society wants safe, competent orthopaedic surgeons and has entrusted the profession to self-regulate the teaching and certification of its trainees. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredits graduate medical education (GME) programs. In 2003, the ACGME implemented an 80-hour work week restriction and then further restricted work hours in 2011.

In 1999, the ACGME Core Competencies and Outcomes Project was initiated. The Next Accreditation ... Details
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In this recorded CORD webinar, presenters focus on the residency program review process as it has evolved with the Next Accreditation System (NAS). It presents details about the process with practical information and data.

Webinar Presenters:

Pamela Derstine, PhD, MHPE, Executive Director of the Orthopaedic RRC
J. Lawrence Marsh, MD, Chair of the Orthopaedic RRC
Lisa A. Taitsman, MD, Facilitator
(Live Webinar Delivery Date: December 2,... Details
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Includes recordings of four CORD Symposia, Faculty Development Forum, and CORD e-Posters presented at the Summer 2017 CORD Conference.

Symposia:

ACGME Governance of Orthopaedic Residency: What is the Current Landscape?
Facilitators: Raj Rao, MD, FAOA. George Washington University; Kristy L. Weber, MD, FAOA, University of Pennsylvania
Presenters: Eric Holmboe, MD, FACP, FRCP, Accreditation Council for Graduate ... Details
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This webinar focuses on best practices from sites that are using a longitudinal, monthly or hybrid approach. The program also addresses the different levels of investment and methods (low tech vs. high tech) for meeting the new accreditation requirements.

Webinar Presenters and Agenda:

Overview of the requirements • Lisa A. Taitsman, MD;
Options for the Shoe String Budget • Gregory L. DeSilva, MD;
More Costly High Tech Options • Mathias Bostrom,... Details

Bone Health Patient Care

 
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Please note: This version of this course DOES offer CME credit. The course is also available complimentary without CME credit.

John T. Schousboe, MD, PhD, a rheumatologist, health services researcher and expert in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, discusses how to identify the factors that make patients more susceptible to fragility fractures, and the pros and cons of the tools available to help you best evaluate a patient’s overall risk for... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES NOT offer CME credit. The course is also available with CME credit for $25.

John T. Schousboe, MD, PhD, a rheumatologist, health services researcher and expert in the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, discusses how to identify the factors that make patients more susceptible to fragility fractures, and the pros and cons of the tools available to help you best evaluate a patient’s overall risk for... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES offer CME credit. The course is also available complimentary without CME credit.

James Goulet, MD, from the University of Michigan, discusses atypical fractures and other rare outcomes of the use of osteoporosis medication, including what to look for and how to treat these occurrences. He also addresses drug holidays, and how and when to continue treatment on these complex cases.

(Recorded... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES NOT offer CME credit. The course is also available with CME credit for $25.

James Goulet, MD, FAOA, Own the Bone Program Champion at the University of Michigan, discusses atypical fractures and other rare outcomes of the use of osteoporosis medication, including what to look for and how to treat these occurrences. He also addresses drug holidays, and how and when to continue treatment on these complex... Details
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Daniel H. Solomon, MD, MPH, an expert in the treatment of osteoporosis from Brigham and Women's Hospital, provides guidance on recommended courses of osteoporosis treatment for complex fracture patient cases, including atypical fractures, spine fractures and more. Part of the 2015 Own the Bone webinar series. (recorded June 8, 2015) BHPTC
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Joseph M. Lane, MD from the Hospital for Special Surgery discusses what orthopedists should be doing to address secondary fracture prevention and osteoporosis treatment. Dr. Lane, a nationally recognized expert on metabolic bone disease, focuses on how orthopedic surgeons can address osteoporosis and use Own the Bone to set up a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) to improve the care of their fragility fracture patients. (recorded June 12, 2014) Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES offer CME credit. The course is also available complimentary without CME credit.

Colleen Watkins, MD, a rheumatologist with West Virginia University Hospital Orthopedics, provides an overview of useful testing for fragility fracture and osteoporosis patients. Learn what you need to know about lab testing and DXA so you can improve the care of your patients.

(Recorded August 31, 2017) Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES NOT offer CME credit. The course is also available with CME credit for $25.

Colleen Watkins, MD, a rheumatologist with West Virginia University Hospital Orthopedics, joins Own the Bone to provide an overview of useful testing for fragility fracture and osteoporosis patients. Learn what you need to know about lab testing and DXA so you can improve the care of your patients.

(Recorded August 31,... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES NOT offer CME credit. The course is also available with CME credit for $25.

Dr. Pickhardt, MD, Chief of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin, joins Own the Bone to discuss the use of CT scans, obtained for other clinical indications, to evaluate a patient for osteoporosis. He discusses recent research on the use of CT scans to both assess the sagittal spine to identify compression fractures, and receive a mean ... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES offer CME credit. The course is also available complimentary without CME credit.

Dr. Pickhardt, MD, Chief of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin, discusses the use of CT scans, obtained for other clinical indications, to evaluate a patient for osteoporosis. He discusses recent research on the use of CT scans to both assess the sagittal spine to identify compression fractures, and receive a mean L1 attenuation ... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES offer CME credit. The course is also available complimentary without CME credit.

Joseph M. Lane, MD, from the Hospital for Special Surgery discusses the latest research and findings regarding the use of Teriparatide “off license” to treat fractures and non-unions in orthopaedic patients. Licensed by the FDA for the treatment of osteoporosis, Teriparatide has been shown to increase bone mass and prevent... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES NOT offer CME credit. The course is also available with CME credit for $25.

Joseph M. Lane, MD, from the Hospital for Special Surgery, discusses the latest research and findings regarding the use of Teriparatide “off license” to treat fractures and non-unions in orthopaedic patients. Licensed by the FDA for the treatment of osteoporosis, Teriparatide has been shown to increase bone mass and prevent fractures in... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES offer CME credit. The course is also available complimentary without CME credit.

Beatrice J. Edwards, MD, MPH, a geriatrician, discusses the similarities shared between sarcopenia and osteoporosis, and how these contribute to fall risk and fragility fractures. Learn about the current state of knowledge around these two often overlapping diagnoses and leave with tips on how to coordinate evaluations, and how... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES NOT offer CME credit. The course is also available with CME credit for $25.

Beatrice J. Edwards, MD, MPH, a geriatrician, joins Own the Bone to discuss the similarities shared between sarcopenia and osteoporosis, and how these contribute to fall risk and fragility fractures. Learn about the current state of knowledge around these two often overlapping diagnoses and leave with tips on how to coordinate... Details
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Neil Binkley, MD, from the University of Wisconsin reviews the physiology of vitamin D, current approaches to 25(OH)D testing and recommendations for treatment of those who are low. Learn more about how Vitamin D is essential for calcium homeostasis and may play multiple other important physiologic roles. Part of the 2015 Own the Bone webinar series. (recorded December 10, 2015) BHPTC

Career and Professional Development

 
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April D. Armstrong, MD, FRCSC, FAOA and Ann E. Van Heest, MD, FAOA, explore the statistics on burnout rates among physicians, describing the risks factors and effects of burnout--including lower work satisfaction, decreased effectiveness, withdrawal, impaired relationships, and lower patient satisfaction. The presenters use personal anecdotes and literature-based solutions to discuss possible coping mechanisms and strategies for personal and institutional change. Details
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In this recorded webinar, Dr. Braman and Dr. Dirschl discuss Career Development and Mentorship. Presenters identify and address the key factors of success in long-term strategic career planning for the young orthopaedic leader. Participants are challenged to think critically about their mission and the proactive steps one must take in their early-to-mid career phases, including how mentorship can help one succeed. Webinar Presenters: • Jonathan P. Braman, MD • Douglas R.... Details
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In this recorded webinar, AOA members and an executive coach explore coaching for the orthopaedic leader. First, Mr. Bhagat--an executive coach who works with top leaders and medical institutions such as Johns Hopkins--shares what coaching is, how it works, and what it can offer the orthopaedist. He is followed by Dr. Jay Khanna, who explores his personal experience and wisdom gained working with an executive coach. Finally, Dr. Kevin Black--himself a master mentor--will... Details
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This online course, designed for orthopaedic surgeons who may be entering a mentoring relationship as a new mentor, will introduce critical concepts and techniques to become an effective mentor. Effective mentorship plays a critical role in the growth and development of both the mentee and the mentor. Surgeons, however, are typically not formally prepared for, or trained in mentorship. According to the results of a survey published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2009),... Details
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In this recorded webinar, Judith Baumhauer, MD, and Terry Light, MD provide negotiation skills to achieve change within one’s department as junior faculty member or partner. A product of the Emerging Leaders Program. CARPR
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Leadership with Effective Communication & Negotiation Across Diverse Workforce Effective communication is critical for leaders in all industries; medicine is no exception. Communication is seminal to both the success of organizations and the negotiation between leaders and their teams. As the workforce has become more diverse during previous decades and as the spectrum of value systems have expanded over time, the need for leaders to effectively communicate has become both more... Details
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David Jevsevar, MD, MBA and Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, FACS, FAOA will explore how value is defined and demonstrated in medicine, with an emphasis on managing personalities and organizations to lead change. CARPR
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In this recorded webinar, Ronald E. Campbell presents an effective leadership protocol for influencing others. He discusses:
  • How to identify a task
  • How to diagnose the degree of the follower's "ready, willing, and able" level to complete the task
  • How to lead based on the follower's need
Webinar Presenter: Ronald E. Campbell, President of the Center for Leadership Studies and faculty member from University of Chicago's Booth School of... Details
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A RAND study commissioned in 1995 by the AAOS projected that 7.5 full-time equivalents per 100,000 would be needed in the future. While the national average density of orthopaedic surgeons per 100,000 people was 8.72 in 2011, no other assessment has been made since the last millennium. The progressively aging population, as well as an overall projected physician shortage, will inevitably increase the demand for orthopaedic services. Elderly patients require three times the rate... Details
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Three Servant Leaders at different career stages will explore considerations for critically evaluating the spectrum of opportunities available in the global community for providing orthopaedic leadership. Highlights Include: Overview of Opportunities for Leadership Through Service, International Mission Trips and Secular Service Organizations, Far Forward and Combat Medical Care, How to Evaluate the Right Fit, Potential Pitfalls, Career Stage Considerations, Discussions with... Details
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Individual excellence, although necessary, is not adequate to provide effective patient care. Improving the patient experience is dependent on a team approach. Physicians’ performance measures have traditionally been based on individual achievements. In order to develop a culture improving patient care, one needs to recognize that this requires a team approach. Most faculty have not had formal training in the science of teamwork, communication, and systems thinking. The focus of... Details
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In this recorded webinar geared towards those in early career stage, AOA members discuss elements that make a clinical team successful. L. Scott Levin, MD and Lawrence M. Lubbers, MD present. A product of the Emerging Leaders Program. CARPR
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Daniel J. Berry, MD, John J. Callaghan, and William N. Levine, MD discuss strategies for time management.The webinar is divided into three presentations, a structured panel conversation, and a Q&A session.

The first presentation addresses time management skills necessary to balance a successful academic career and a personal life. The second part of the presentation discusses using time management skills to develop and grow into leadership roles. The third... Details
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Sometimes the most talented, skilled physicians with whom you work are also the ones most prone to displaying challenging behaviors. Often, these physicians are not cognizant of how their colleagues perceive them. How can you—as the supervisor, friend, and/or peer of such clinicians—help ensure that patients continue to benefit from their clinical and surgical gifts without behavioral difficulties diminishing their contributions?

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Health Care Reform

 
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The evolving dynamic of health care reimbursement in the United States is a consequence of unsustainable expenditures for care whose value is unclear, and the subsequent 2010 legislation—the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—whose goal is to address these deficits while improving access to care. Approximately 17% of the gross national product is devoted to health care delivery, higher than any other country; a number destined to climb with the expanded coverage the Act provides. A lesser... Details
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The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) and The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) hosted a webinar addressing the best practices for using and managing MIPS, CJR, and SHFFT. Moderated by Douglas Lundy, MD, FAOA, this recorded webinar features the following speakers and topics:

  • Brian McCardel, MD, discusses choosing MIPS-related quality measures, improving performance on those measures, and qualifying for bonuses.
  • Thomas Barber,... Details
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This webinar will first provide an overview of the new Comprehensive Care Joint Replacement (CJR) Program and then focus on the opportunities and risks CJR creates for orthopedic surgeons. With an April 1, 2016 implementation date, some hospitals will be pressing surgeons to enter into “collaboration agreements” as soon as possible. Other CJR hospitals may not pursue physician “collaborator” agreements until the second year of the program (2017). Webinar Presenters: David Ayers, ... Details
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The next phase of health care reform will accelerate formation of integrated health delivery systems and the creation of value and savings through population health management. Accomplishing this goal requires several key factors include: 1) groups of physicians that are legally allowed to work together coordinate patient care and be reimbursed for non-traditional quality-based results; 2) integrated delivery systems that can manage the full spectrum of a disease and push services to ... Details
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Payors, led by The Federal Government, are adopting health care compensation models based on quality and outcomes instead of volume. Providers who have explored and implemented these models have encountered unintended ethical issues. These issues include: - assuming the financial risks and consequences for caring for the sickest patients - erosion of the traditional surgeon-patient relationship, and - increasing regionalization of surgical procedures. This... Details

Personal Financial Management

 
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OJM Group principal David Mandell, JD, MBA reviews the importance of protecting assets for physicians, introduces the asset protection "sliding scale," and outlines basic tools for protecting personal and practice assets--from equipment and real estate to retirement/investment accounts, the family home, and more. About the Presenter: David B. Mandell, JD, MBA, is an attorney and principal of OJM Group, a nationally known, multidisciplinary financial consulting firm. Mr. Mandell... Details
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OJM Group Director of Financial Planning Michael Lewellen, CFP presents an effective hedging strategy that can help you build retirement wealth while reducing your tax burden during your retirement years. PERSFM
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The demanding schedule of a resident or fellow can make it easy to overlook planning for your financial future. In this webinar, Michael Lewellen CFP covers six building blocks of a physician’s financial foundation, including Student Loan Repayment, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Investing and more. Mr. Lewellen outlines next steps for a young physician to launch a dynamic and flexible financial plan to meet or exceed long-term financial goals. Who Should View: Residents,... Details
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This webinar discusses the increased investment tax liability faced by many physicians following several years of strong domestic stock performance. Learners will see the importance of proper year-round tax planning and presents six steps to help physicians save thousands of dollars in investment taxes over the next several years. PERSFM
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An overview of a medical practice's P&L and other financial statements, and review of other issues typically discussed between physician owners and their CFO. FAQ's from medical practice owners for their CPAs and other financial advisors are also covered. Presented by Carole Foos, CPA, Principal of OJM Group. Ms. Foos is a co-author of several financial resources for physicians including For Doctors Only: A Guide to Working Less & Building More, and Wealth Protection Planning for... Details

Practice Management

 
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Have you thought about how you would deal with a threatening patient or family member? More than ever we hear of violent acts occurring in the community, but this trend also affects health care facilities. Have you experienced a threatening or violent patient or know someone who has? Do you and your staff have a plan for dealing with a violent patient or family member in your hospital or clinic environment? This symposium will provide some insight into the scope of the violence... Details
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Within a quality driven reimbursement model, we need to consider cost effective and patient centric ways to provide high value health care. Telemedicine/telehealth is evolving as one such innovative way to improve care while managing cost. It is predicted that orthopaedics will need to conceptualize healthcare differently and take a leadership role in developing effective telehealth options to patients. Most academic centers and tertiary care facilities are in urban areas. With... Details
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Almost 60 million Americans or nearly 20% of the population live in rural areas. Providing sufficient Orthopedic Care to this population presents a unique set of challenges for patients, providers, and institutions. Patients prefer local care, however, rural hospitals are struggling to keep their doors open. “Between 2010 and 2014, nearly 50 rural hospitals have closed. This affects “The Golden Hour” for patients in these areas - that period of time after a traumatic injury when... Details
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In this recorded webinar, presenters provide perspectives on practice management skills for the early clinical and academic practice stages of one’s career. Topics addressed include: tools to build one’s weekly schedule; a closer look dividing clinic/office time, considerations for starting a new job, building one’s academic practice during the first years, and how to take one’s academic practice to the next level five-ten years in practice. Webinar Presenters: James H.... Details
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The Institute of Medicine considers limited health literacy a “silent epidemic,” as approximately half of Americans lack those competencies necessary for making informed decisions regarding their health. Limited health literacy significantly impedes the effective dissemination and comprehension of relevant health information. It also complicates communication, compromises care, and leads to poorer outcomes: poor health, early death, and worse control of chronic conditions.... Details
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In the past 15 years in the United States, overdoses and deaths from prescription opioids have reached epidemic proportions. The widespread use of opioids complicates management of the orthopaedic surgery patient in the acute and chronic setting. Furthermore, orthopaedic surgeons are among the top prescribers of opioids in the complex setting of chronic use, abuse, and diversion. Through leadership and education, orthopaedic surgeons can help shape the solution for this critical... Details

Residency Program Management

 
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Clinical Competency Committees & Milestones: This Is How We Manage the Process Program directors provide an in-depth discussion on how they collect milestone data, how they consolidate the information and the logistics of running the clinical competency committees. Moderated by Lisa A. Taitsman, MD, MPH. Additional faculty members: Thomas L. Bradbury, MD, Gregory L. DeSilva, MD, Paul J. Dougherty, MD, and Vasilios (Bill) Moutzouros, MD. Learning... Details
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Program Directors discuss how they use their Clinical Competency Committee data to identify the struggling resident. They emphasized ways to hold the critical conversations that bring important information to the forefront; while discussing what information to share with residents. The presenters will address: What data is most important? Is promotion dependent on Clinical Competency Committee decision? How frequently do you discuss data with residents? How do you assess the ... Details
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Program Directors from different size and types of residency programs will share how they organize, maintain, and manage the Milestone System and their Clinical Competency Committees. The presenters will address: What they are doing in their programs Roles of committee members, including who is leading the charge How to achieve "buy-in" from faculty members Presenters Moderator: Russell A. Wagner, MD, John Peter Smith Hospital Matthew D. Beal, MD, Northwestern Memorial... Details
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This self-paced course comes with a Facilitator's Guide and a CD of course material including:
INTRODUCTION
Module 1: The Research Question
Module 2: Study Designs
Module 3: Introduction to Controlled Trials
BASIC CONCEPTS
Module 4: Bias
Module 5: Enrolling Subjects
Module 6: Randomization
Module 7: The Intervention
Module 8: Trial Outcomes
Module 9: Blinding
Module 10: Managing DataDetails
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Work hour restrictions create limited time with residents, so it is important to use every moment to assess senior resident trainees and test their competency. This recorded webinar focuses on advanced techniques to assess surgical skills and give feedback in a more interactive curriculum.

Moderator: Matthew D. Beal, MD, FAOA
Presenters: Samir Mehta, MD, FAOA, and Terrance D. Peabody, MD, FAOA

Approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1... Details
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During the fourth year of medical school, students take away orthopaedic rotations to "audition" for residency, and there is a lack uniformity in the other rotations. This results in graduating student with great variability the knowledge, skills, and preparation for their future careers. Several medical schools are reconsidering their curriculum to better prepare students for practice, some even compressing the curriculum to three years. This symposium will explore the current... Details
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Residency training in orthopaedic surgery in the U.S. continues to be a fundamentally time-based process. While this may be effective for the majority of trainees, it is not successful for all. Even our program directors believe that 10-20% of graduating residents are not fully competent in orthopaedic surgery. Identification of underperforming residents early in training continues to be inconsistent. A shift toward competency-based progression in orthopaedic surgery training may... Details
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This webinar addresses four controversial topics: Standardized LORs; Limiting the application process; OITE, do scores matter?; Surgical oversight, balancing the OR and education. Webinar Panel: Samir Mehta, MD, University of Pennsylvania Lisa Cannada, MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine George Dyer, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard University Hubert Kim, MD, University of California - San Francisco James Purtill, MD, Rothman Institute Lisa Taitsman,... Details
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In this recorded CORD webinar, presenters explore the: Indications and framework for resident remediation with emphasis on cognitive and psychomotor deficiency Mental health spectrum as it may apply to residents struggling to perform adequately Process required if remediation fails Presenters from the Naval Medical Center - San Diego: John L. Lyszczarz, MD, Psychiatry Residency Program Director Barriers to Success and The Mental Health Spectrum Joseph Carney, MD,... Details
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When evaluating learners (residents and fellows), one of the most challenging domain to define and measure is the affective realm. Making meaningful changes to this domain with directed interventions can be challenging. The goal of this webinar discusses the affective domain, defining terms, and providing a role for remediation. RESMT
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This webinar examines resident scholarly activity requirements and the challenges facing residents and programs. The requirements and reporting criteria are reviewed as well as the goals for resident research. Evidence for improving research productivity is outlined. Effective methods to facilitate research and common pitfalls that may be a detriment to scholarly output are discussed. Webinar Presenters: Patrick M. Osborn, MD, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education... Details
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In this recorded CORD webinar, Dr.'s Jeray, Graves, Dyer, and Porter examine strategies and criteria used for resident selection. The presenters discuss the most commonly utilized selection criteria, the relative importance of these criteria, and any predictive value that these criteria may have. Webinar Presenters: George S.M. Dyer, MD Matthew Graves, MD Kyle J. Jeray, MD Scott E. Porter, MD (Moderator) (Live Webinar Delivery Date: September 16, 2014) Details
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We are reaching the point of intersection of major forces in graduate medical education. These forces include: lack of basic skills of incoming residents; growth of subspecialization in orthopaedics (with its expansion in knowledge and surgical technique); limits on funding to expand training; and lack of independence for senior level trainees. The economic pressures on GME funding and the high opportunity cost to trainees are making fellowship years more difficult to support. In... Details
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This CORD webinar examines the national emphasis on safety and quality assessment projects for both attending surgeons and residents. We will present a working knowledge on the quality improvement cycle and suggestions for implementation. In addition, examples of how programs are doing to implementing the necessary protocols. Webinar Presenters: Heidi Kromrei, PhD, Detroit Medical Center Carter Cassidy, MD, University of Kentucky Brandi Hartley MD, University of... Details
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This CORD webinar examines the selection committee as it relates to diversity, the role of departmental leadership, best practices, and resident members. The presenters use social science literature to examine common methods that are employed in creating the resident selection team. Webinar Presenters: S. Elizabeth Ames, MD Wayne S. Berberian, MD Matthew L. Graves, MD Joshua C. Patt, MD Samir Mehta, MD (Facilitator) (Live Webinar Delivery Date: August 6, 2014) Details

Secondary Fracture Program Implementation

 
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Dr. Amanda K Myers, the Program Champion for Illinois Bone and Joint Institute's Own the Bone program discusses how they have been successfully implementing Own the Bone at their institution. Topics covered how they locate patients, what is included in their Metabolic Bone Evaluation and how they complete follow-up with their patients, among other topics. (recorded November 21, 2013) SFPRI
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Natalie Eddy, DNP from Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute discusses how her institution uses Own the Bone to structure their efforts to identify and educate spine fracture patients about their risk for future fractures. She highlights their program model, communication/marketing strategies, lessons learned, and helpful tools and tips on implementing and maintaining a Fracture liaison service (FLS) program for spine fracture patients. (recorded March 6, 2015) Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES offer CME credit. The course is also available complimentary without CME credit.

Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA from the University of Wisconsin, and Karen Cummings, PA-C from the University of Michigan discuss the components of a successful secondary fracture prevention program, and how to get your administrators on-board with starting a new secondary fracture prevention effort. Leave with a better understanding... Details
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Please note: This version of this course DOES NOT offer CME credit. The course is also available with CME credit for $25.

Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA from the University of Wisconsin, and Karen Cummings, PA-C from the University of Michigan, join Own the Bone to discuss the components of a successful secondary fracture prevention program, and how to get your administrators on-board with starting a new secondary fracture prevention effort. Leave with a better ... Details
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Joseph Borrelli Jr., MD, Chair of Orthopaedics at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, discusses how his hospital uses Own the Bone to improve fragility fracture patient care, including how they use patient follow-up to help track and improve patient outcomes as part of their successful program. (recorded August 25, 2015) SFPRI
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Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN and Linda Hightower, RN, ONC, two clinicians who have been instrumental in implementing Own the Bone at their institutions, discuss how they run their successful Own the Bone programs. The presentation features an overview of Own the Bone, presentations by both speakers and an extensive Q&A session. (recorded June 18, 2011) SFPRI
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Stephen Kates, MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine discusses geriatric fracture programs, including protocols and pathways, how osteoporosis care and programs like Own the Bone can fit in, multidisciplinary team involvement, and ultimately how these efforts effect patient outcomes including length of stay, time to OR, and reduction of adverse events during hospitalization. (recorded September 4, 2014) SFPRI
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There is no “one size fits all” model for implementing secondary fracture prevention with a fracture liaison service (FLS). Learn more about how three Own the Bone program coordinators have found success running an FLS within their different care settings, including an urban academic medical center, a community-based regional hospital, and an integrated health system. Hear about each of their program’s initiation, incremental growth over the years, what they are doing today, and... Details
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Three Own the Bone site coordinators, Cheryl Macri, RN, MS, CNML (Ellis Medicine) , Kari Erickson, RN, BAN ONC (Sanford Health - Fargo) and Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN (Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan), present on their program models, lessons learned, helpful tips and key takeaways on establishing and maintaining a fragility fracture prevention program. (recorded December 4, 2012) SFPRI
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Kyle J. Jeray, MD from Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center in South Carolina discusses how Own the Bone has been implemented at his institution. His presentation provides practical advice for clinicians who are interested in starting Own the Bone at their institutions. (recorded September 1, 2011) SFPRI
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Andrew D. Bunta, MD and Angie Oquendo, APN from Northwestern Memorial Hospital discuss their geriatric fracture program and how it has been integrated with Own the Bone to improve bone health and reduce subsequent fractures in geriatric fracture patients. (recorded December 17, 2014) SFPRI

OrthoTalk Video Series

 
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In this OrthoTalk video, Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, presents the case for universal coverage. This video is part of the OrthoTalk web series.

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In telling his own story, Stuart L. Weinstein, MD, analyzes the attributes of successful leadership. This video is part of the OrthoTalk web series.

*No need to add the item to your cart.* For quick viewing, follow this link to watch Dr. Weinstein's OrthoTalk ... Details
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Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, discusses access to services in the current US health care system. This video is part of the OrthoTalk web series.

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AOA Branded Products

 
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These circular pewter cuff links have the ABC logo embossed in the center, with American British Canadian Club embossed near the edge. They come with knurl cuff link backs. 6/8" wide. SWAG
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This silver-plated lapel pin in the shape of the ABC logo inset is with a small blue glass chip can also be used as a tie tack. The back has a post with a clutch clasp. 5/8" wide x ¾" tall. SWAG
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The American Orthopaedic Association has released its first ever pictorial history book, under the direction of James R. Urbaniak, MD, historian, and supported by the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. The coffee table-style book gives a pictorial chronicle of the AOA's past 120 years in orthopaedics and the evolution of the AOA as it relates to key events in history. SWAG
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This pewter pin is embossed with the historic AOA seal and is inset with a small blue glass chip. The backing is silver-plated with a butterfly clutch. 7/8" wide. SWAG
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This pin is black and white enamel on a gold-plated backing. The back has a post with a butterfly clutch. 7/8" wide x 1/2" tall. SWAG

Own the Bone Branded Products

 
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This educational brochure provides your patients with information about osteoporosis and fragility fractures. This is a great brochure to send home with patients to reinforce your discussion regarding their bone health. Packed with bone health facts, resources, and steps to better bone health, this information will encourage patients to "own the bone" for a healthier tomorrow.

Product Dimensions: 3 ¾" wide x 8" tall
Quantity Per Pack: 100... Details
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Start promoting bone health at your hospital or clinic by displaying these informational posters.

These educational posters help health care professionals discuss osteoporosis and fragility fractures for improved patient care.

Poster Dimension: 24" x 36"
Quantity: 1
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Start promoting bone health at your hospital or clinic by displaying these informational posters.

These educational posters help health care professionals discuss osteoporosis and fragility fractures for improved patient care.

Poster Dimension: 11" x 17"
Quantity Per Pack: 5
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Utilize these promotional Own the Bone sticky notes to attach reminders to your order sets or other materials your team views.

Quantity: 10 sets (25 pages per set)

OMeGA Medical Grants Application Fee

 
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OMeGA Medical Grants Association
Grant Application Fee Username and Password

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Username and Password
The AOA store username and password are different from your OMeGA Grant Lifecycle Manager (GLM) username and password used to access your LOI/Application. E-mail info@omegamedicalgrants.org prior to attempting to pay the application fee if you... Details