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.
Key Words: Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Upper Extremity, Hand, Congenital Hand, Hand Injuries, Transplantation
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician (fellow/resident); 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 Directors:

Patrick Hettinger, MD
Program Director Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, MCW
Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 

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

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.




Julie Salentine
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-3851
Series date: 
01/01/2023 - 7:00am CST to 12/31/2023 - 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 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Group description: 
Hand Conference 2023
Series location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
Dean Roe Auditorium
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
United States


Session Date
Psychogenic Hand Disorders 06/21/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Hand Fellows Favorite Cases 06/28/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Dislocations and Ligament Injuries of the Hand 09/06/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Resident Casting/Splint In-service 09/20/2023 - 7:00am to 9:00am CDT
Phalangeal/Metacarpal Fractures of the Hand 09/27/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Vascular Insufficiency/Upper Extremity Ischemia/Compartment Syndrome 10/04/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Dupuytren's Contracture 10/11/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors of the UE 10/18/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Nailbed/Fingertip Injuries 10/25/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Flexor Tendon Injuries/Reconstruction 11/01/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT