OsteoMed is proud to attend a wide range of annual meetings and professional conferences each year. This level of continuous interaction with the medical science community helps us identify problems and target our products to provide real-world solutions that leverage the best in medical and technological advances.
OsteoMed’s July Plans
This July, OsteoMed representatives will attend the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society’s (AOFAS) annual meeting. This year, the conference will be held in Long Beach, California at the Long Beach Convention Center from July 15 – 18.
The AOFAS Annual Meeting
More than 300 ePosters, invited guest speakers on a range of cutting-edge research topics, fifteen scientific paper sessions (comprising over 70 paper presentations) and seven symposia make up the core of the conference. Optional events include a young physicians’ forum and a research forum, an exhibit hall, satellite symposia emphasizing industry specifics and a pre-meeting course called An update on Arthritis of Foot and Ankle.
Jeremy J. McCormick, M.D. is the pre-meeting course chair and assistant professor of orthopaedics at Washington University School of Medicine. He sees patients at Washington University Orthopaedics and his practical specialty is in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery and reconstruction. Sports and dance injuries, neuromuscular disorders and disease due to diabetes are some of his clinical interests and specialties.
Kurt P. Spindler, M.D. is the research guest speaker and an orthopaedic surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center. He will be speaking on Tracking Clinical Outcomes in Routine Practice. He specializes in sports medicine, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic knee surgery and musculoskeletal injury. He is a regular consultant and speaker for Cytori Therapeutics and the National Football League.
Kara Odom Walker, M.D. is the presidential guest speaker for this year’s AOFAS conference, speaking on The PCORI Research Agenda: Engaging Specialists for Better Patient Outcomes. Dr. Walker is the deputy chief science officer for PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. She was previously assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco.
Visit OsteoMed’s booth #534-536 in the Exhibit Hall and let us show you how OsteoMed’s orthopaedic technologies solve practical problems in the surgical suite and can help to improve long-term patient outcomes. For more information on OsteoMed events, check out our website. OsteoMed will also sponsor an Industry Satellite Symposia on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in room 201AB at the Long Beach Convention Center. The topic will be Cutting-Edge Techniques in Ankle Arthrodesis: Treating Symptomatic End-Stage Osteoarthritis Using Advanced Locking Plate Technology. The pathomechanics and anatomy of the osteoarthritic ankle will be discussed and a new technology will be introduced and demonstrated prior to a hands-on cadaveric lab for participants. To register, please email Laura Jordan, CMP, CTA at firstname.lastname@example.org. To keep up with our activities and the cutting edge of orthopaedic technologies, follow us and interact with us on Facebook and Twitter.