Annual Patellofemoral Foundation Board Meeting and Luncheon – San Diego, CA

2017-03-21T19:54:21+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , |

{"file":"/activities/2017_Meeting","place":"shared"} The 2017 Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting was held in beautiful San Diego this past week. The Board of Directors of the Patellofemoral Foundation recently held our board meeting and luncheon in San Diego concurrent with the 2017 AAOS meeting.  This year we met at the Oceanaire Restaurant located a few blocks from the San Diego Convention Center. Agenda items included updates on a number of ongoing projects and relationships with partners that include AANA, ISAKOS, and AOSSM.  The upcoming September 8-9, 2017 PFF/AANA Orthopaedic Learning Center course was discussed and significant time was given to ideas for providing residents and fellows with a focused course directed to teaching current and optimized options for treatment. The board was grateful and fortunate that corporate donations continue to support efforts to provide education. Dr. John Fulkerson reviewed the current list of sponsors noting especially the generous DJO Global commitment to donate $250,000 over 5 years.  Continued support from Smith & Nephew, Kinamed was gratefully acknowledged as well as the first year of support from ZipLine Medical. [...]

Course 608 Emerging Concepts in Patellofemoral Surgery: From Instability to Arthroplasty – Sept 8 to Sept 9 2017

2017-01-19T15:40:23+00:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Activities|Tags: , |

Location:the OLC in Rosemont, Ill.CME hours:15.25 Registration Fees Member: $2,499 Non-Member Orthopaedic Surgeon: $2,999 PA: $800 Residents/Fellows may be able to attend at a reduced rate if space is available. Please email Kassie at for more information. This hands-on patellofemoral surgery course is designed to emphasize current anatomic, diagnostic and technical pearls that will help optimize patient outcomes. Participants will discover how to do precision MPFL and MQTFL reconstruction and examine how to move tibial tubercle safely and appropriately. New, proven, and safe approaches to patellofemoral surgery with hands on cadaver knees availability will be explored in depth. At the completion of this course the participant will be able to: Differentiate proper patellofemoral treatments and comprehend logical approaches to treating patients with patellofemoral pain and instability joint prevision techniques Identify the newest concepts in patellofemoral joint preservation and replacement including how to optimize patellofemoral articular loading and balance by anteromedial tibial tubercle transfer when appropriate Review and enhance patellofemoral surgical anatomy skills and biomechanics by utilizing cadaver knees Course App will be available for participants to [...]

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.

PF Foundation co-sponsored with AANA a hands-on cadaver PF surgery course

2012-01-20T17:00:00+00:00January 20th, 2012|Categories: Conferences and Events|Tags: , , , |

The PF foundation co-sponsored (with the Arthroscopy Association of North America) a hands-on cadaver PF surgery course at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois on January 20 and 21, 2012 for orthopedic surgeons. Despite a snowstorm, 39 participants and 20 instructors showed up for this "first ever" hands on PF Surgery Course. The next course is being planned for April 12-14, 2013.

AANA to co-sponsor with PFF a hands-on cadaver surgery course on patellofemoral surgery for orthopedic surgeons

2011-12-01T17:00:00+00:00December 1st, 2011|Categories: Meetings|Tags: , , , |

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. 

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