2018 Specialty Day



  • Session II
    Ankle Fracture Controversies: Syndesmosis, Posterior Malleolus, Medial Malleolus & Deltoid, and Hardware Removal
  • Session III
    Tips and Tricks (Reduction Techniques, Blocking Screws, Soft Tissue Management, Etc.) 

Target Audience

This meeting is designed for orthopaedic surgeons and is bene­ficial to related allied health care professionals. OTA has created the program based on stated needs and interests expressed from previous Specialty Day attendee evaluations.

Educational Objectives

  • To apply prominent recent studies in the orthopaedic literature to enhance decision-making and maximize outcomes in fracture management. 
  • To analyze and incorporate into practice modern fixation techniques. 
  • To de­fine the complexities of providing geriatric fracture care and identify optimal treatment strategies. 
  • To apply evidence-based medicine and expert experience in the decision-making process for di‑ cult injuries. 
  • To summarize weight bearing recommendations after fracture management. 


Credit Hours

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. 

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Committee Leadership
William M. Ricci, MD, OTA President 
Michael T. Archdeacon, MD
Kenneth A. Egol, MD
Michael J. Gardner, MD
Pierre Guy, MD
Michael D. McKee, MD 
Robert F. Ostrum, MD

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