Comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow Course: Current Concepts and Controversies 2019

Scottsdale, AZ US
January 19, 2019 to January 20, 2019

This CPD Activity has already taken place.  See the website for the 2020 course

Course Directors:Diane L. Dahm, M.D.John W. Sperling, M.D.Scott P. Steinmann, M.D. 

This course provides information on the latest treatment options for shoulder and elbow arthroplasty, arthroscopy, fracture and reconstruction. The focus is on the best current practice in diagnosis, treatment and new technology. Faculty with international expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery discuss how to optimize surgical techniques and how to avoid complications.

Didactic sessions emphasize tips and pearls to approach complex shoulder and elbow reconstruction. Attendees are encouraged to bring cases for discussion.

This course provides relevant information that can be applied to your daily practice, including:

  • Best current practices in diagnosis, treatment, and new technology
  • Optimizing surgical techniques
  • Avoiding surgical complications for better outcomes

Registration Fee

Full Fee: M.D., DO, Ph.D$725
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional$625

Additional Information
Exhibitor Forms  

Exhibitor Information
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete the attached exhibit forms and submit to Kathy Fuqua

Course Brochure (PDF)  

Target Audience

This course is designed for orthopedic surgeons, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the different surgical approaches for the treatment of rotator cuff pathology from partial thickness to massive rotator cuff tears
  • Recognize treatment options for the treatment of shoulder arthritis from arthroscopy to arthroplasty
  • Recognize treatment options for elbow fractures of the coronoid, radial head, olecranon, and distal humerus

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/19/2019 - 6:15am
Event ends: 
01/20/2019 - 12:00pm
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Westin Kierland
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States

Call (480) 624-1000 • (800) 354-5892 - tell them you are an attendee of the Mayo Clinic Shoulder course OR reserve your room online.

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa has reserved a limited block of luxurious rooms at a special group rate of $325 (USD), single or double occupancy, run of house, per night, for course participants and guests. Group rates apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates, based on group room availability. To ensure accommodations at the discounted rate, make your reservations directly with the hotel before the block is full or by December 18, 2018, whichever comes first. 

Course Directors
Diane L. Dahm, M.D.
John W. Sperling, M.D.
Scott P. Steinmann, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Mark S. Cohen, M.D.
Midwest Orthopedics at Rush
Chicago, Illinois

Leesa M. Galatz, M.D.
Mount Sinai Health System
New York, New York

David Ring, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Texas Health
Austin, Texas

Richard K. Ryu, M.D.
Ryu Hurvitz Orthopedic Clinic
Santa Barbara, California

Mayo Clinic Faculty
Jonathan D. Barlow, M.D.
Christopher L. Camp, M.D.
Robert H. Cofield, M.D.
Matthew M. Crowe, M.D.
Steven J. Hattrup, M.D.
Bernie F. Morrey, M.D.
Mark E. Morrey, M.D.
John T. Tokish, M.D.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 13.5 AOA Category 2-A CME credits. 

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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