2021 Imbriglia Lectureship and Hand Fellows Final Presentations

Pittsburgh, PA US
June 8, 2021

The Imbriglia Lectureship Series is an annual program where fellows and residents can share their research while improving on their ability to exchange ideas in a professional form. Faculty, fellows and residents will develop a better understanding of hand pathology and commonly performed hand and upper extremity procedures. 

Target Audience

Orthopaedic Hand Surgeons, Fellows and Residents.

Learning Objectives

Attendees will develop a better understanding of commonly performed hand and upper extremity procedures. To inspire the orthopaedic staff, fellows, and residents at a time when rules and regulations continue to hammer our profession, making it more and more difficult to take care of our patients.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/03/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
06/08/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
06/08/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

12:30 p.m. Registration

1:00 p.m. Introductions / Welcome
Joseph Imbriglia, M.D. and John Fowler, M.D.

1:05 p.m. “Prospective Cohort Study Comparing Ligament Reconstruction with Tendon Interposition (LRTI) and Suture-Only Suspension Arthroplasty (SSA) for the Treatment of Basal Joint Arthritis”
Thomas Suszynski, M.D., Fellow, UPMC

1:20 p.m. “Net Promoter Score: Ultrasound versus Electrodiagnostic Studies in Diagnosing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Jeffrey Wera, M.D., Fellow, UPMC

1:35 p.m. "Minimally Invasive Screw Fixation of Scaphoid Non-Unions Without Bone Grafting”
Duc Nguyen, M.D., Fellow, UPMC

1:50 p.m. “Distal Ulna Prosthesis: Long Term Follow Up”
Alexander Kish, M.D., Fellow, UPMC

2:05 p.m. “Long-term Results of Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty for glenohumeral joint arthritis”
Dimitrios Papadopoulos, M.D., Clinical Instructor, UPMC

2:20 p.m. “MCP Capsulodesis Techniques for Hyperextension Deformities of the Thumb”
Sonya Khurana, M.D., Clinical Instructor, UPMC

2:35 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. “The SPIN Maneuver to Facilitate Coronoid Fixation in Terrible Triad Injuries”
Sara Low, M.D., Fellow, UPMC

3:15 p.m. “Intramedullary Fixation of Proximal Phalanx Fractures: A New Technique
Colin Vroome, M.D., Fellow, UPMC

3:30 p.m. Radiographic analysis of elbow instability in a cadaver model
Sean Spence, M.D., Fellow, UPMC

4:00 p.m. Presentation of Awards/Plaque
Mark E. Baratz, M.D.
Program Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, UPMC

4:15 p.m. “Never the first, nor the last”: Dr. Ferguson’s guide to Orthopedic Success
Matthew D. Putnam, M.D. Professor (Ret) of Orthopedics, University of Minnesota

5:00 p.m. Program Adjournment

Pittsburgh Golf Club
5280 Northumberland Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
United States

Faculty Listing: 
Mark E. Baratz, MD
Program Director, Hand Fellowship Program, 
Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery 
University of Pittsburgh / Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 

John R. Fowler, Jr. MD
Associate Professor
Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research 
University of Pittsburgh / Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 

Joseph E. Imbriglia, MD
Hand and Shoulder Center, Chairman of the Board (founded the center in 1977)
1983-2000, Director of Hand Fellowship, Allegheny General Hospital

Guest Moderator 
Matthew D. Putnam, MD FAAOS
Professor (Retired) of Orthopedics, University of Minnesota
COL (Ret) USAR

Fellows / Clinical Instructors (Presenters): 
Hand Fellowship Program / PGY6
Alexander Kish MD        Hand Fellow, 2021-2022, PGY6
Sara Low MD            Hand Fellow, 2021-2022, PGY6
Duc Nguyen MD        Hand Fellow, 2021-2022, PGY6
Sean Spence MD        Hand Fellow, 2021-2022, PGY6
Colin Vroom MD        Hand Fellow, 2021-2022, PGY6
Jeffrey Wera MD        Hand Fellow, 2021-2022, PGY6

Hand and Upper Extremity Program / Community Medicine, Inc.  Fellow
Dimitrios Papadopoulos MD, Non-ACGME Fellow
Sonya Khurana, MD, Non-ACGME Fellow

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship /Hand Surgery Fellow (Collaboration with Department of Orthopaedic Surgery) / University of Pittsburgh (UPMC): 
Thomas Suszynski, MD / PGY6 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and St. Clair Health Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh 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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this blended activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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