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
- Physician (fellow/resident)
- Hand Therapists
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
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Patrick Hettinger, MD
Program Director of Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, MCW
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert
Michael Gottschalk, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist
Emory Clinic, School of Medicine Faculty
Emory Physician Group Practice
Emory Healthcare Network
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.