The PFF board meeting and luncheon was held in Chicago on March 22, 2013. Nick Sgaglione announced the new AANA PF Surgical Excellence Award to be co funded by AANA and PFF.
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Drs Bill Post and Jack Andrish presented live surgical cadaver demonstrations on, respectively, medial patella stabilization and anteromedial tibial tubercle transfer at the July 2012 American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine meeting in Baltimore. A crowd of over 250 orthopedic surgeons attended.
At its most recent board of director's meeting, the Arthroscopy Association of North America decided to co-sponsor, with the Patellofemoral Foundation, a hands-on cadaver surgery course on patellofemoral surgery for orthopedic surgeons January 20-21, 2012 at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, IL. Dr Peter Jokl spearheaded this project. Drs Jack Farr and Jason Koh are the program directors and will join Drs Anthony Schepsis and John Fulkerson as master surgery instructors.
The Patellofemoral Foundation (PFF) Board of Directors met in San Francisco at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons meeting on March 6, 2008. Representatives from our major benefactor, Smith and Nephew Endoscopy, attended as well as Lieve Van den Berghe, Vice Preident of DJO International and organizer of the Patellofemoral Consensus Group. The AAOS meeting was a great opportunity for Patellofemoral Board Members to fulfill part of our mission to enhance awareness of patellofemoral problems and provide focused educational opportunities for health care professionals about prevention and proper care of patients and athletes with patellofemoral pain and instability.
At the PFF Board meeting on March 6, 2008, members of the Board welcomed Philippe Neyret, M.D., of Lyon France to the Board of Directors.
Dr. Neyret is Professor and Chief of Orthopedics Department in Lyon (France), after the famous Alfred Trillat and Henri Dejour. The Lyon school is known for its expertise in the field of knee surgery and particularly patellofemoral disorders. The Lyon team has published results of many clinical investigations and books. Dr. Neyret serves many prestigious international societies such as ISAKOS, ESSKA, EFORT... He has particular interest in sport and soccer injuries.
For a full list of Patellofemoral Foundation Board of Directors click here.