12th Annual Delaware Orthopaedic Symposium


12th Annual Delaware Orthopaedic Symposium

Registration Deadline: October 21, 2019


Target Audience

This activity is intended for Orthopaedic Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, Sports Medicine Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, and practitioners from Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedics, Physical Therapy, and Sports Medicine.

Statement of Need

Education on the latest advancements in musculoskeletal health and orthopaedic surgery and management of common orthopaedic conditions in the primary care and physical therapy setting. 

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners should be able to:

  1. Recognize current research and clinical advances in orthopaedic surgery.
  2. Describe quality of care measures for patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
  3. Discuss evaluation and management protocols for common musculoskeletal conditions.
  4. Illustrate evidence-based, best practice approaches for diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal joint pain.
  5. Discuss physical therapy protocols and treatment options and differential diagnosis for common musculoskeletal conditions.
  6. Recognize evidence-based treatments that improve outcomes and promote safety in physical therapy patients.

Accreditation Statement

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 Medical Society of Delaware and the Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Christiana Care Health System, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

It is the policy of the Medical Society of Delaware (MSD) to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in continuing medical education provided by MSD are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentations.

Joint providership of CME by MSD in no way implies endorsement of any product or service. 

This activity is not supported by commercial funding.

The event is sponsored by the Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Christiana Care Health System, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Credit Designation Statement

The Medical Society of Delaware designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Disclosures

In accordance with the appropriate accrediting bodies, all planners, teachers, and authors with control over activity content are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships (those held by the planner or significant other, currently or within the last 12 months) with commercial interests. Accredited providers are required to provide this information to learners before the start of an activity.

The following is a list of the faculty, along with any information they have disclosed regarding their relevant financial relationships.

Brian Galinat, MD (Planner) - No Disclosures
Eric T. Johnson, MD (Planner) - No Disclosures

Randeep Kahlon, MD (Planner, Activity Director, Content Reviewer, Moderator, Speaker) - No Disclosures
Michael Principe, DO (Planner) - No Disclosures 

Joseph Laws IV, PT, DPT, SCS (Planner) - ATI Physical Therapy (Salary - Regional Director of Physical Therapy) - The financial relationship does not relate to the educational assignment/presentation.

Todd Everett, DSc.PT (Planner) - No Disclosures
Greg Robinson, DPT (Planner) - No Disclosures

Lori Czajkowski (Planner) - No Disclosures
Megan Hayes, MA (Planner, Coordinator) - No Disclosures

Bradley C. Bley, DO (Speaker) - No Disclosures

Drew A. Brady, MD (Speaker/Moderator) – Deputy Synthes (Consulting Fee for product validation lab), Medacta, AO North America ( Faculty Honorarium as teaching faculty) - Presenter will discuss anatomy and well-known surgical approaches, not specific to any commercial interest. 

DeAndre Caldwell, MPT, ATC (Speaker) – No Disclosures
Steven M. Dellose, MD (Speaker) – No Disclosures

Ari Kaplan, PT, DPT (Speaker) – Association of Clinical Excellence (Education Company), Co-Founder (Owner),  ACE Running (Makers of Trace 3D - 3D Running Analysis - Co-Founder) - The financial relationship does not relate to the educational assignment/presentation. Best available published evidence will be used to support the presentation.

Stephen G. Manifold, MD (Speaker) - No Disclosures

Philip McClure, PT, PhD (Speaker) - MedRisk Inc (Salary - Chair, International Scientific Advisory Board) The financial relationship does not relate to the educational assignment/presentation.

Samir Mehta, MD (Speaker) - No Disclosures

Kevin Reilly (Speaker) -
Arthroscopy Association of North America (Speaker Fee - Motivational Speaker) - The financial relationship does not relate to the educational assignment/presentation.

Christopher Roosa, DPT, OCS, MTC, CMTPT, PRC, TPS (Speaker) - No Disclosures

Thomas H. Scott, MD (Speaker) -
Johnson & Johnson (Stock), Pfizer (Stock) The financial relationship does not relate to the educational assignment/presentation.

Meredith Walker, PT, DPT (Speaker) - No Disclosures



All information contained within this activity is intended for educational purposes only. Physicians and other health care professionals are encouraged to consult other sources and confirm the information contained during this educational event. No single reference or service can take the place of medical training, education and experience. This educational activity does not define a standard of care, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. This information should not substitute for a visit or consultation with a health care provider.

Technical Requirements

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