Welcome to the official website of the 36th Annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum

To Complete the Credit Claim/Evaluation, please click the link below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/orthoforum2020

There is a link to certificates on the last page of the evaluation.  Click on that link BEFORE you submit the evaluation.

The evaluation will close on 10/27/20.

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Join us for this engaging virtual event that takes the key elements of the Annual Arkansas Orthopaedic Forum and delivers them to you virtually allowing you to participate safely from the comfort of your own home.

Hear from the 15th Annual Panel of Experts about the latest innovations in the field of sports medicine, learn about timely topics relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic including the safe return to sports-related activities, and watch as UAMS Orthopaedics’ fourth year residents up their game during the James Aronson, M.D. Resident Research Competition.

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from best-in-class orthopaedic and sports medicine physicians while earning valuable CME credits!

Program Schedule

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

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About this Event

This year’s program will be held virtually allowing you to participate safely from the comfort of your own home. Hear from our panel of experts about the latest innovations in the field of sports medicine.  The forum will feature the James Aronson, M.D., Resident Research Competition, the 15th Panel of Experts discussing the return of sports play and other topics in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as sports-related concussions and injuries to the cervical spine, hand and wrist, knee, and foot and ankle.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity to improve your patient care and outcomes, and earn your 2020 CME credits.

Target Audience  | This activity is targeted to orthopaedic surgeons, sports-medicine physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers, nurses, residents, fellows, medical students and other health care professionals that may benefit from attending this activity.

The James Aronson, M.D., Resident Research Competition

Each year, PGY-4 residents present their comprehensive research projects during the James Aronson, M.D., Resident Research Competition.  One winner is selected by a group of judges and is announced at the end of forum. 

PGY-4 PRESENTATIONS:  Isaac Majors, M.D., Kasa Cooper, M.D., Sophie Hollenberg, M.D., and James Kee, M.D.
JUDGES:  Jeremy Swymn, M.D., Patrick “Shea” Brannan, M.D., Chelsea Mathews, M.D.
MODERATOR:  Theresa O. Wyrick-Glover, M.D.

The 15th Annual Panel of Experts – Sideline Orthopaedics

We’ve assembled an extraordinary panel to discuss getting back to sports action in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as sports-related concussions and injuries to the cervical spine, hand and wrist, knee, and foot and ankle.

Forum Speakers

PANELISTS from left to right:  Ramon Ylanan, M.D., Michael Israel, M.D., Larry Balle, II, M.D., Ryan C. Sorell, M.D., David Bumpass, M.D., Theresa Wyrick-Glover, M.D., Brant Sachleben, M.D., and Chelsea Mathews, M.D.

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

Accreditation Statement  | In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements:   
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Designation Statement  | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 ANCC contact hours. Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.

AAPA Designation Statement  | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.75AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Join the Event

To join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
Please click this URL to join:   https://uams.zoom.us/j/96739034587?pwd=bHcwalRuTWdjb0RqbUVxK0F1QXJmdz09
Passcode: 664094

Or join by phone:
Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799
Webinar ID: 967 3903 4587
Passcode: 664094
International numbers available: https://uams.zoom.us/u/afXvAykVV

Program Schedule

 

Confirmations | All registered participants will receive a confirmation via e-mail.

Registration Information and Assistance | For registration assistance or any other questions, contact Linda Jones at  (501) 686-7812 or LDJones@uams.edu