76th Annual Meeting | April 28 - 30, 2023

General Information

As a result of participation in this activity, learners will be able to:

1. Integrate current basic science, translational and clinical research into the delivery of evidence-based, cost-effective orthopaedic care.

2. Improve upon prevention and management of common pediatric overuse injuries.

3. Better understand the advantages, disadvantages and optimal method of early sports specialization in pediatrics.

4. Learn which patients are at risk of arthroplasty complications, including prevention and management strategies.

5. Educate themselves on treatment pathways for optimizing bone health and management osteoporosis, including recognition and follow-up.

5. Navigate the multifactorial decision making required for hip preservation surgery, including learning which patients may not benefit from it.

7. Explore methods of infection prevention in orthopaedic surgery, in addition to exploring diagnosis and treatment algorithms with infectious disease colleagues.

8. Appreciate the importance of patient selection for surgery and foster a practice that optimizes patient outcomes.

9. Discuss practical and effective tips for managing orthopaedic trauma patients.

10. Update the evidence base on foot and ankle surgery including discussion on future directions.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Virginia Orthopaedic Society (VOS). The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates The Virginia Orthopaedic Society (VOS) April 28 – April 30, 2023, 76th Annual Meeting to be held in The Homestead, Hot Springs VA has been designated for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.