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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Friday, June 3, 2016
801 N. Rutledge, South Auditorium

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
  “Do We Measure Up? How to Measure Performance to Gain Improvements” - Dr. Van Heest
8:00 a.m. Break
8:15 a.m. “The Pediatric Radial Head” - Dr. Van Heest
9:00 a.m. Case Presentations by Orthopaedic Residents
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. “Tendon Transfer Surgery” - Dr. Van Heest
11:15 a.m. Case Presentations by Orthopaedic Residents
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Case Presentations by Orthopaedic Residents
2:00 p.m. “Burning the Candle on Both Ends: A Discussion of Career Development and Maintaining Excellence” - Dr. Van Heest
2:30 p.m. Case Presentations by Orthopaedic Residents
3:00 p.m. Adjourn

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

CME Credit: SIU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. SIU School of Medicine is preapproved as a continuing nursing education provider pursuant to Section 1300.130, subsection c), 1), B), and P) of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Nurse Practice Act. Nurses may receive a maximum of 6.5 contact hours for completing this activity.
Accreditation: The SIU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Faculty Disclosures: All faculty participating in CME activities are expected to disclose to the audience any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials. In addition, faculty are expected to disclose any intent to discuss the off-label uses of any drugs or devices. Dr. Van Heest and Dr. Gabriel state that they have nothing to disclose. The following Orthopaedic residents have nothing to disclose: G. Barinaga, R. Beck, R. Graham, D. Hatz, J. Horberg, K. Illingworth, K. Jackson, N. Lewis, A. Mayfield, J. Patton, D. Pope, D. Shervin, M. Walters, C. Wilson

32nd Annual Folse-Birtch-Sumner Lecture

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery hosted the 32nd Annual Folse Birtch Sumner Lectureship featuring Visiting Professor Timothy Eberlein, MD. Dr. Eberlein the Bixby Professor & Chair, Department of Surgery at Washington university School of Medicine in St. Louis presented "Training Surgeons for the 21st Century: A New Paradigm".


2016 Resident Research Day

Guest speaker - Clifford Ko,MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Clifford Ko is the Director of the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care at the American College of Surgeons. He oversees all the quality improvement programs, including the Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Program, the Cancer Accreditation program, the Trauma Verification program, the Surgeon Specific Registry, the Pediatric Surgery Verification Program, and the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP). He also serves as the Director of ACS NSQIP, which recently was recognized with the Eisenberg Award from the National Quality Forum/Joint Commission.