Session I – Cadaver Lab & Case Studies

Rochester, MN US
April 27, 2019


Course Directors: Bassem T. Elhassan, M.D.,  Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, M.D., Ph.D.

The Cadaver Lab and Case Studies will allow attendees to perform tendon transfers on whole torso and upper extremity cadaveric specimens including live Demonstrations and practice on:

  • Lower trapezius transfer for posterosuperior cuff tears
  • Latissimus dorsi transfer for posterosuperior cuff tears and subscapularis insufficiency
  • Superior capsular reconstruction
  • Triple transfer
  • Pectoralis major transfer


Session I - Cadaver Lab & Case Studies: April 27, 2019 
(Cadaver Lab in the morning; Case Studies in the afternoon)


Session II - Cadaver Lab & Case Studies: April 27, 2019
(Case Studies in the morning; Cadaver Lab in the afternoon)


Cadaver Lab Sessions  
Due to the high demand for cadaver lab sessions and the limited number of workstations, we will include in this year’s course, two identical cadaver lab sessions. Registrants in Group A will complete their cadaver session Saturday April 27th between 7:00 am and 11:00 am, and will participate in an interactive case presentation session from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Registrants in Group B will participate in an interactive case presentation session Saturday April 27th between 9:00 am and 11:00 am and will complete their cadaver session from noon to 4:00 pm. Registration to group A or B will be based on the preference of the registrant and will be accommodated on a first-come first-served basis.




Target Audience

This course is designed for orthopedic surgeons.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
04/27/2019 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
04/27/2019 - 2:00pm
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Mayo Clinic Stabile Building
150 3rd Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

Course Hotel Information


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the following downtown Rochester hotels.  In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of March 29, 2019, whichever comes first.  Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.  Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Shoulder course when making your reservation.

Rochester Marriott Hotel
101 First Avenue SW
$179 single/double
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Kahler Grand Hotel
20 Second Avenue SW
$169 single/double
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Travel Information

Rochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year.  The city is serviced by a modern international airport with multiple flights daily.  Access to and from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car.  The airport is located approximately 10 miles from the Mayo Clinic campus. 

Note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester.  When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

Flying through the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is another option.  (  There are two shuttle services that provide direct service to Mayo Clinic and the surrounding area.  Travel time is approximately 75 minutes.

There are two shuttle services to the Rochester area from Minneapolis/St. Paul airport. 

Mayo Clinic’s appointed travel company, Ultramar Travel, is available to assist with travel arrangements.  Call Ultramar Travel toll-free at 1-866-629-6885.

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 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Breakdown:
Session I - Cadaver Lab 3.75
Session II – Cadaver Lab 3.75

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

  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.75 Attendance


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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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