Orthopaedic Update 2021

Thursday, May 6 – Friday, May 7, 2021

Registration for this event is now closed.

About the event:

Orthopaedic Update provides a forum for Orthopaedic surgeons across British Columbia to stay abreast of current research and innovations in clinical practice while networking with colleagues. This year’s topics include the following:

1. Hot Topics in Sports Medicine/Joint Reconstruction

  • Evolving concepts in sports medicine across the lifespan
  • Advances in care of the active patient with knee osteoarthritis
  • Advances in care of the active patient with pathology involving the hip
  • Evolution of surgical care of the ACL deficient knee

2. Optimizing Surgeon Performance, Wellness, and Creating a Healthy Workplace

Special Guest Lectures:

  • Dr. Robert Litchfield – Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Medical Director Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic
  • Dr. Jeffrey Smith – Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California San Diego, Orthopaedic Traumalogist, Director, San Diego Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Certified Professional Coach
  • Dr. Ross Outerbridge – Clinical Instructor, UBC Department of Orthopaedics
  • Dr. Lise Leveille – Clinical Assistant Professor & Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, UBC Department of Orthopaedics

Networking session to follow the event on May 6th from 7:45 – 8:45 PM. Download the event program for full details. We look forward to seeing you there!


Contact us at orthopaedics.cpd@ubc.ca.

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