The Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) Conferences

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

2023 Spring CORD Conference

The 2023 Spring CORD Conference will take place at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, March 10, 2023 from 6:30am-10:00am PST.

Theme: Residency Recruitment & Selection: Current Status

Registration is now open!

2023 SPRING CORD CONFERENCE
Friday, March 10, 2023
6:30am-10:00am PST
Residency Recruitment & Selection: Current Status

 

6:30am      OPENING REMARKS

Melvyn Harrington, MD, FAOA, 2023 CORD Conference Program Chair,
Baylor College of Medicine

6:35am      COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS PRESENTATION

6:45am      ACGME RESIDENCY REVIEW COMMITTEE UPDATE

6:55am       AAOS RESIDENT CURRICULUM UPDATE

7:05 am      ABOS UPDATE 

7:15 am       ARCOS UPDATE – Artina Dawkins, PhD, C-TAGME

7:20 am     CORD RESOURCES UPDATE

7:25am      Q&A

7:35 am     AWAY ROTATIONS

Moderator: Bryan Little, MD

Program Characteristics

  • Large Program – Duretti Fufa, MD, FAOA
  • Small Program – Shari Liberman, MD, FAOA
  • Osteopathic Program – Marc Trzeciak, DO, FAOA

7:55 am     Q&A

8:10 am    APPLICATION REVIEW

Moderator: Alfonso Mejia, MD, MPH, FAOA

  • Holistic review – Artina Dawkins, PhD, C-TAGME
  • Test Scores and Grades – Kevin Hardt, MD, FAOA
  • Research – Brent Ponce, MD, FAOA
  • LOR’s & Tokens: eSLOR, MSPE – S. Trent Guthrie, MD, FAOA

8:30 am     Q&A

8:45 am     INTERVIEWS

Moderator: Cassandra Lee, MD, FAOA

Program Characteristics

  • Large Program – Randy Cohn, MD
  • Small Program – Michael Daubs, MD, FAOA
  • Osteopathic Program – William Payne, MD

9:05am         Q&A

9:20am        CORD NEXT STEPS – Open Discussion

10:00am     ADJOURN

2022 Summer CORD Conference

The 2022 Summer CORD Conference took place at the ​​​​​​Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18, 2022.

The Conference recording is available here for those who registered for the in-person or the virtual ticket. *Login is required, using the username and password used to register.*

2022 Summer CORD Conference Agenda
Theme: Recruiting and Retention Across the Educational Continuum

Future CORD Conferences

2023 Summer CORD Conference
June 2023
AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT
2024 Spring CORD Conference
February 16, 2024
AAOS Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA
2024 Summer CORD Conference
June 21-22, 2024
AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
St. Louis, MO