About

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Dr. Jimenez developed and chairs the Chicago Trauma Symposium, which is a four day multidisciplinary trauma course in its 18th year.

This course is a comprehensive review of the standard of care and latest techniques for complex musculoskeletal injuries and general orthopaedics. Three and one half days of lectures, debates, case presentations and hands-on workshops are punctuated by four separate keynote lectures covering a broad spectrum of current topics.  This review is essential for board and recertification preparation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Designed to offer the orthopaedic surgeon an integrated approach to the management of complex orthopaedic surgical scenarios . At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

    • Apply the standard of care and leading-edge techniques for fragility fractures, pelvic and acetabular disruption, complex upper and lower extremity injuries.
    • Demonstrate improved surgical skill with the latest surgical techniques in orthopaedics through hands-on workshops.
    • Discuss central concepts regarding orthopaedic practice issues and new practice management models.
    • Apply the most current methods for management of soft tissue injuries and arthroplasty.
    • Debate and critique the latest technological advances in orthobiologics and complex fracture care.
    • Discuss current management of complex foot and ankle injuries.