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International Geriatric Fracture Society 2017 Annual Meeting

Held in conjunction with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

 Export to Your Calendar 10/11/2017
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
11:00 AM
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Pan Pacific Vancouver
300-999 Canada Place
Vancouver V6C3B5
Canada
Contact: Fraser Cobbe
813-909-0450


Online registration is available until: 10/11/2017
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The International Geriatric Fracture Society announces the program for the 2017 IGFS Annual Meeting has been approved for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.*

International Geriatric Fracture Society 2017 Annual Meeting

The IGFS Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel 

in Meeting Room Oceanview Suite 5 -6. The meeting will begin at 11:00 am with networking and lunch followed by our Education program at 1:00 pm. The meeting will adjourn at 7:00 PM.

 

Registration

IGFS Members: $0 
Non-Members                 
Physician $275
Hospital Program Coordinator $100

 

Housing Instructions  

IGFS attendees can book hotel rooms through the OTA Annual Meeting Housing Block. 

To access the OTA block, please visit the OTA website.  

The International Geriatric Fracture Society 2017 Annual Meeting

Held in conjunction with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

2017 OTA Annual Meeting

Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Convention Center

October 11-14, 2017

http://ota.org/education/2017-ota-annual-meeting/ 

 


IGFS Program

11:00 – 12:15 pm Networking Luncheon
12:15 – 1:00 pm Registration & Coffee Break

General Session

1:00 pm Welcome & Introductions
Simon Mears, MD
President, IGFS
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR

1:05 – 1:45 pm IGFS Certification Recognitions
Good Samaritan
San Gorgonio Memorial
Virtua Health (Memorial & Marlton)
University of Virginia
Dignity Health

1:45 – 2:15 pm General Session Discussion #1
Variation in Co-Management Agreements across GFP Programs Panel Discussion
Panelists TBD

2:15 – 2:45 pm General Session Discussion #2
Best Practices for Managing Discharge Relationships and Emerging Technology – Brainstorming Session

Discussion Leaders:
Julie Switzer, M.D.
Mobile Outreach Programs
Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN

Rodney Brenneman, M.D.
Communicating Discharge Expectations
Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA

2:45 – 3:15 pm General Session Discussion #3
Anticoagulation Strategies Discussion Session
Discussion Leader:
Regis L. Renard, MD, MS, FACS, FAAOS
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

3:15 – 3:45 pm Break & Poster Presentations 
Patient Education Tool Showcase

3:45 – 5:00 pm Scientific Paper Presentations

Getting at the Heart of Getting Back Home after Geriatric Hip Fractures
Travis Frantz, M.D.
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, OH

Percutaneous Transiliac-Transsacral Fixation of Sacral Insufficiency Fractures Improves Ambulation and Rate of Disposition to Home
J. Brock Walker, M.D.
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Phoenix, AZ

Ten years of EMS Fall Calls: An Opportunity for Injury Prevention Strategies in the Elderly
Carmen Quatman, M.D., Ph.D.
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, OH

Pertrochanteric fractures of femur: does the osteoporotic treatment effects the fracture pattern
Eyal Yaacobi, M.D.
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

Investigation of Bone Density of the First and Second Sacral Segments of Young and Elderly Trauma Patients
Brian Hill, M.D.
Academic SLU University
St. Louis, MO

Effect of Inpatient Mobilization on Mortality After Hip Fracture
Jerald Westberg, PA
Hennepin County Medical Center
Robbinsdale, MN

5:00 – 5:20 pm Introduction to the IGFS Geriatric Orthopaedic Fellowship Program

5:20 – 5:40 pm Business Meeting
Election of Officers & Board of Directors

5:45 – 7:00 pm Poster Presentations
Patient Education Tool Showcase
Networking Reception with Exhibitors

 

*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 International Geriatric Fracture Society. 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 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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