The Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) Conferences

CORD hosts two conferences a year: one in March and one in June.

2022 Spring CORD Conference

2022 Spring CORD Agenda
March 25, 2022
Chicago, Illinois

Assessments in Education: Subjective vs Objective

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The CORD Conference will follow the safety protocol set by the AAOS. AAOS is requiring all attendees to be vaccinated or present a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the first day registrants are attending the Annual Meeting. Masks are required.

CORD Conference registrants with an AAOS badge will automatically be admitted. Registrants without an AAOS badge will be checked for the same requirements.

2022 Spring CORD Conference

Friday, March 25, 2022
7:00am – 10:00am Central Time
Chicago, Illinois

Assessments in Education: Subjective vs Objective

 7:00am – OPENING REMARKS

Tessa Balach, MD, FAOA, 2022 CORD Conference Co-Program Chair, University of Chicago
Mary K. Mulcahey, MD, FAOA, 2022 CORD Conference Co-Program Chair, Tulane University

7:05am – COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS PRESENTATION

7:10am – ACGME MILESTONES 2.0 UPDATE

Corey J. Parker, MPA, ACGME

7:25am – AAOS RESIDENT CURRICULUM UPDATE

7:35am – Q&A

7:45am – STUDENTS

Moderator: Nicole Schroeder, MD, FAOA, University of California, San Francisco

Measuring Medical Student Performance

  • Orthopaedic shelf debate – Kimberly J. Templeton, MD, FAOA, University of Kansas Medical Center; Stephen K. Aoki, MD, FAOA, University of Utah
  • Objective Assessments (USMLE, COMLEX) – Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE, University of Chicago
  • Clerkship grades / MSPEMegan Conti Mica, MD, University of Chicago

 Medical School Characteristics

  • Allopathic schools – Nicole Schroeder, MD, FAOA, University of California, San Francisco
  • Osteopathic schools – Timothy S. Ackerman, DO, FAOA, FAOAO, UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Schools without orthopaedic programs – Ronald A. Navarro, MD, FAOA, Kaiser Permanente

8:15am – Q&A     

8:30am – RESIDENTS

Moderator: Afshin E. Razi, MD, FAOA, Maimonides Medical Center

  • ABOS tools and Milestones 2.0 – Lisa A. Taitsman, MD, MPH, FAOA, University of Washington
  • Objective knowledge assessments – Brent Ponce, MD, FAOA, Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital
  • EPAs: the Canadian experience – Henry M. Broekhuyse, MD, FAOA, University of British Columbia
  • Subjective assessments: faculty evaluations or residents – Carol A. Lin, MD, FAOA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

9:00am – Q&A

9:15amFACULTY

Moderator: M. Daniel Wongworawat, MD, FAOA, Loma Linda University

  • Resident assessments of faculty – Matthew D. Karam, MD, FAOA, University of Iowa
  • Best practices to objectively evaluate teaching skills
    • Program director vs. Chair – Michelle S. Caird, MD, FAOA, University of Michigan; Charles Cassidy, MD, FAOA, Tufts Medical Center
  • Remediation of a poor teacher
    • Program director vs Chair – Keith Kenter, MD, FAOA, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine; Stephen A. Albanese, MD, FAOA, Upstate Orthopaedics, LLP

9:45am – Q&A / OPEN DISCUSSION

10:00am – ADJOURN

Future CORD Conferences

2022 Summer CORD Conference
June 18, 2022
AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
Providence, RI
2023 Spring CORD Conference
March 2023
AAOS Annual Meeting
Las Vegas, NV
2023 Summer CORD Conference
June 2023
AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT