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Excellent course this week.  Congratulations on your great work.

TLW Terry L. Whipple MD Chief of Orthopaedics American Self, PLC

Great Job!  Thank you very much!   Dr. Gustavo Mantovani Ruggiero Sao Paulo Hand Center

I just wanted to thank you for an outstanding course this year!  Everything was well planned and coordinated and I truly enjoyed the anatomy lab course with Sue Michlovitz. Christina de Armas


Course Description

The Miami Hand Reconstruction  Course is an annual conference focused solely on techniques for joint reconstruction in the hand and upper extremity. The goal is to present advances and current techniques in the areas of arthroscopy, implant and soft tissue arthroplasty of the upper limb. The meeting is held just before the annual AAOS meeting in order to encourage and facilitate international participation, both faculty and participant.

Miami represents a warm and cosmopolitan destination that allows easy layover access from travel abroad. This environment encourages a dynamic course where participants will interact with the world-class faculty in an equally stimulating social program.

Course Chairman: Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS Badia Hand to Shoulder Center /M.A.R.C. Center

Course Objectives - After participating in this conference, participants should be able to:

1. Review indications for arthroscopy in the hand and upper extremity

2. Discuss arthroplasty options for all upper limb joints

3. Gain in-depth understanding of certain specific prostheses from PIP joint to Elbow

4. Improve technical understanding of how to perform particular joint replacements

Who should attend:

• Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeons

• Orthopedic Surgeons

• Hand Therapists

• OT's /PT's

• Medical Students/ Residents/ Fellows


Sunday March 17, 2013

Didactic Course ( includes lunch and evening dinner event with physician and therapist registration)            

Monday March 18, 2013 - Physician only

Cadaver Lab at the M.A.R.C Center (includes lunch)



Physician        $1,295   -------  Includes both didactic lectures, lunch and dinner event and cadaver lab

Therapists      $275      -------- Didactic course, lunch and evening event only  


Plans changed and cannot attend? Full Refunds granted (minus $150 admin fee) before January 28th.  After January 28th 50% refund policy in place.  No refund will be granted for no shows or refund applied for after March 3rd.




This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION and The Miami Hand Course. 
The DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION is accredited by the FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
The DADE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information:
Susana Rylander- Course Director






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