Program Description: 
The Hand Conference is a multidisciplinary conference designed to teach hand and upper extremity anatomy, surgical techniques, therapy modalities, imaging and diagnostics, outcomes, and evidence-based medicine relevant in modern day hand surgery. This conference brings together multiple sub-specialties (e.g., Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Imaging, Hand Therapy) who are able to collaborate on cutting edge modalities in the treatment of complex hand conditions. 
Keywords: Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Upper Extremity, Hand, Congenital Hand, Hand Injuries, Transplantation                                                                
Target audience: 
Physician (fellow/resident)
Hand Therapists
Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

  • Appraise and compare new techniques and technology in the field of Hand Surgery and apply innovations to patient care
  • Explain current practices and emerging literature in Hand Surgery
  • Improve the patient experience through the knowledge and expertise gained at the Hand Surgery Conferences
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director:
Patrick Hettinger, MD
Program Director of Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, MCW
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 


Mary Gleason PhD
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-3851
Series date: 
01/01/2021 - 7:00am CST to 12/31/2021 - 8:00am CST

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Group description: 
Hand Conference 2021
Series location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Virtual Meeting - 2NT, Room 2209
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


Session Date
Hand Infections 01/06/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Pediatric Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Fractures 01/13/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Opioid Crisis and Perioperative Pain Management 01/20/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Rheumatoid Arthritis 01/27/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Flexor Tendon Injuries 02/03/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Vascular Disorders of the Upper Extremity 02/10/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Extensor Tendon Injuries 02/17/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Carpal Avascular Necrosis 02/24/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
MRI of the Wrist/Upper Extremity 03/03/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Compression Neuropathy of the Lower Extremity 03/17/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT