Grand Rounds: Making Spine Better: The Case of Pediatric Spine Surgery

Grand Rounds: Making Spine Better: The Case of Pediatric Spine Surgery
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When: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: 

OSMI
3450 Hull Road
3rd Floor Conference Center
Gainesville, FL 32607

Price: 

Free

Description: 

The OSMI welcomes Michael Vitale, MD, MPH - Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief, Pediatric Spine & Scoliosis Surgery, Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center.  Dr. Vitale will be presenting a talk to faculty and residents entitled, "Making Spine Better: The Case of Pediatric Spine Surgery"

Sponsoring Facility: 

UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute (OSMI)

Contact: 

Topic: Making Spine Better: The Case of Pediatric Spine Surgery

  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm: Buffet
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm: Presentation
  • 7:00pm - 7:30pm: Discussion, Question and Answer session

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Review natural history and treatment options for children with early onset scoliosis.
  2. Identify relevant and practical techniques in patient safety.
  3. Assess ways to maximize outcomes in pediatric spine care.

Disclosure

Dr. Michael Vitale disclosed that he received research grant funds from Children’s Spine Foundation, Setting Scoliosis Straight Foundations, SRS, POSNA, BroadWater. He is an consultant for Stryker, Biomet, and Medtronic, and is a stock shareholder with Wellinks. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Director, Dr. Thomas Wright, disclosed that he received research grant fund from Exactech , Ascen-sion, and also receives royalties from Exactech. No one else in a position to control content has any finan-cial relationships to disclose.

Planning Committee Member, Dr. Mark Scarborough, disclosed that he is an consultant for Exactech. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation

The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit

The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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