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AOSSM Collaborates with PFF for Consensus Meeting

2016-10-02T02:35:28+00:00October 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

On Friday Sept 23, 2016, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine collaborated with the Patellofemoral Foundation to sponsor an all-day consensus meeting to establish guidelines for Patellofemoral instability surgery. Experts in the field from Europe and North America participated.

ZipLine Medical Announces Support for PFF

2016-08-30T01:46:10+00:00August 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Patellofemoral Foundation is pleased to announce that it has received a financial donation from ZipLine Medical, a California-based manufacturer of advanced, non-invasive skin closure devices. John Fulkerson, MD, president of the PFF indicated that "we are very pleased to have the support of an innovative company like ZipLine Medical." Eric Storne, Vice President of Marketing for ZipLine Medical stated, " We recognize the organizations's many accomplishments and support the efforts of the Patellofemoral Foundation as it is focused on education and research to benefit surgeons with appropriate knowledge and options to help patients." ZipLine Medical offers a very unique and patented adhesive-based skin closure device that is available in four different sizes and is applicable to any size incision. The company has been producing and marketing the Zip devices for over three years in the US and worldwide. Several clinical studies have been published recently that show a reduction of complications or improvement in patient satisfaction with their device over standard skin closure options. ZipLine Medical received recognition at the recent AOSSM meeting in Colorado Springs [...]

Mr. Eric Dahlinger named Executive Director

2015-06-26T04:16:49+00:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Board of Directors of the Patellofemoral Foundation has voted to offer the position of Executive Director to Mr. Eric Dahlinger. Mr. Dahlinger was a founding board member when the organization was started in 2002 and has served the organization with distinction and a high level of energy during that time. He has served as the Secretary for much of his tenure as a board member. Mr. Dahlinger will step down as a board member, but will retain the title of Board Member Emeritus. His responsibility as the Executive Director began on May 1. His responsibilities will include the completion and subsequent maintenance of the recently updated website for the foundation as well as ongoing efforts to continue and enhance fundraising as well as outreach to the community relevant to the organization's goals. The board president, Dr. John Fulkerson stated that "Eric has been a valuable partner to our success over the past 13 years and we look forward to his important and ongoing role as the Executive Director for the Patellofemoral Foundation. His success in business, his creativity, [...]

AANA Masters Experience Course September 12-13, 2015

2021-07-01T20:44:45+00:00March 1st, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Gain extensive hands-on experience and discover how physicians from around the world have improved their surgical skills during the past 20 years at AANA’s Masters Experience Courses. The “One-on-One” Masters Experience is a distinctive learning opportunity for orthopaedic surgeons that allow each participant to have their own cadaveric specimen and assist a partner for a comprehensive surgical learning experience. Discover the AANA Masters Experience Courses for yourself today! Learn More

Hands on Patellofemoral Surgery Course Feb 28-March 1, 2014

2013-03-01T00:00:00+00:00March 1st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Patellofemoral Foundation is jointly sponsoring a hands on patellofemoral surgery course in collaboration with the Arthroscopy Association of North America Feb 28-March 1, 2014. More information is available through the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

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