Comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow Course: Current Concepts and Controversies 2020

Scottsdale, AZ US
January 25, 2020 to January 26, 2020

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

January 25 - 26, 2020 - Westin Kierland - Scottsdale, Arizona

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: RN, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$625

Exhibit Opportunities
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete Exhibitor Documents 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 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: 
  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 11.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/25/2020 - 6:15am
Event ends: 
01/26/2020 - 11:15am




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Westin Kierland
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States

Westin Kierland Resort

$325 USD +tax single/double
Reservations: (800) 354-5892 or online in the group block

Reserve your room before December 22, 2019 in order to receive a discounted rate (limited
number available). Discounted room rates are available three-days before the conference for
those wishing to enjoy Scottsdale before the conference; discounted rooms are not available
post-conference. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Shoulder Course
when making your reservation.

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

Guest Faculty
Mark E. Baratz, M.D.
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Edward V. Craig, M.D., M.P.H.
Tria Orthopedic Center
Bloomington, Minnesota

John E. (Jed) Kuhn, M.D.
Vanderbilt Health
Nashville, Tennesses

Thomas W. Wright, M.D.
University of Florida Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Clinic
Gainesville, Florida

Mayo Clinic Faculty
Julie E. Adams, M.D.
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.
Mark E. Morrey, M.D.
Bernard F. Morrey, M.D.
Shawn W. O'Driscoll, M.D., Ph.D.
Kevin J. Renfree, M.D.
Bradley S. Schoch, 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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 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 11.75 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) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

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