Annual Meeting General Session Symposia

President's Message

"The $500 Check"

Theodore Miclau III MD, OTA President

Introduction: Ronald W. Lindsey, MD

OTA Border Memorial Lecture 

"Minimally Invasive Surgery - Past, Present, Future"

Christian Krettek, MD, FRCS, FRCSEd

Professor and Chair

Hannover School of Medicine Trauma Department Hannover, Germany

The German Trauma Network - Challenges and Advantages

2015 OTA Guest Nation Presentation - Germany Professor Michael L. Nerlich, MD, 2015 President of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery and the German Society for Trauma Surgery.



Symposium I:

Anxious, Addicted and Alone: It is More than Just the X-Rays!

William Obremskey, MD, MPH, MMHC; Kristin Archer, PT, PhD; Renan Castillo, PhD; Hassan R. Mir, MD; Stephen Wegner, PhD

Symposium II:

Results of the FLOW Study: A Multi-National, Randomized Trial Evaluating Irrigating Solutions and Pressures in Patients with Open Fractures

Mohit Bhandari, MD, PhD

Symposium III

Acetabular Fractures in Patients Older than 60

Theodore Manson, MD; David Helfet, MD; Robert O'Toole, MD; Adam Starr, MD

Symposium IV

Elbow Trauma: How to Improve Outcomes in 2015

Michael McKee, MD; Niloofar Dehghan, MD; Kenneth Egol, MD; Aaron Nauth, MD; David Ring, MD; Emil Schemitsch, MD

Periarticular Fractures of the Tibia: The Case for Going Prone

Moderator: Lisa K Cannada, MD Faculty: Stephen Kottmeier, MD; and J. Tracy Watson, MD


Pelvic Ring Disruption Decision Making: Assessment of Stability, Strategies of Fixation, and Determining What Needs To Be Fixed

Jason Nascone, MD Faculty: Joshua L Gary, MD; Pierre Guy, MD; Conor P Kleweno, MD; H Claude Sagi, MD and Adam J Starr, MD


What Could Go Wrong Did: Getting Out of Trouble Mini Symposium

Moderator: Lisa K Cannada, MD Faculty: Clifford B Jones, MD; Matt Mormino, MD and Brian H Mullis, MD

Critical Aspects of Orthopaedic Trauma in 2015 that Can Impact your Financial Future 

Moderator: Peter Althausen, MD, MBA Faculty: Timothy Bray, MD; Austin Hill, MD, MPH; Chris McBride, MBA; Justin Walker, MD and Anthony Williams ChFC, RFC, CLU


From the Operating Room to the Board Room: Applying an MBA to Benefit Orthopaedic Traumatology

From the Operating Room to the Boardroom Applying an MBA to Benefit Orthopaedic Traumatology Moderator: Hassan R Mir, MD, MBA Faculty: Peter L Althausen, MD, MBA; David J Hak, MD, MBA; M Bradford Henley, MD, MBA; Robert A Probe, MD; Craig S Roberts, MD, MBA and George V Russell, MD, MBA


Getting Your Fragility Fracture Program Off the Ground: A Primer for the Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

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