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2023 OTA Specialty Day On-Demand

2023 OTA Specialty Day On-Demand

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    • Non-member - $350
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Accreditation Statement: The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:  OTA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Identify achieving equitable surgical care for patients who face systemic barriers.
  • Apply prominent recent studies in the orthopaedic literature to enhance decision-making and maximize outcomes in fracture management
  • Respond to intimate partner violence at crucial moments and summarize its relevance to orthopaedic trauma

Original release date: 3/14/2023

Expiration date: 3/14/2024

Estimated time to complete activity: 6.5 hours

Statement of Need/Description/or Summary of Gap Analysis

The OTA Specialty Day features an interesting and relevant agenda for trauma experts, generalists and international attendees focused on difficult clinical situations, best evidence for controversies, and highlights from the OTA annual scientific programs. Featuring combined symposia with RJOS on diversity, equity, inclusion, and intimate partner violence.

Instructional Format: Online video recordings consisting of slides and audio.

Method of Participation: You must register to receive CME for OTA Specialty Day On-Demand. To participate in the activity, physicians will be required to take the following steps:

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  • Participate in the activity.
  • Complete the activity evaluation.
  • Participants who successfully complete the evaluation will receive  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


The Orthopaedic Trauma Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education requiring mitigation of all conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest must be identified in the activity syllabus and/or program.

In accordance with disclosure policies of OTA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and mitigating all relevant conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content.  

To view all disclosures, please go to the "Disclosures" tab and view the Disclosure attachment

Disclaimer: The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the OTA.  In no event will the OTA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for this activity

OTA Member$225
OTA Member Resident/Fellow$50
Trauma Practice Professional$75
Those who attended OTA Specialty Day 2023Free for attendees - contact ota@ota.org if you do not have access


Video - OTA Members’ Choice Paper Session – Podium presentations of the top 2022 Annual Meeting Posters
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Open to view video. Moderator: Gerard Slobogean, MD / Julie Samora, MD 8:05 – 8:09 am Are Infection Rates Increased After Sterilization of the External Fixator During Staged Internal Fixation of High-Energy Tibial Plateau Fractures? Tyler Moon, MD 8:10 – 8:16 am Self-Directed Remote Rehabilitation Yields Similar Outcomes as Formal Physical Therapy for Patients with Lower-Extremity Fracture Rachel B. Seymour, PhD 8:17 – 8:23 am Cost Comparison Between Open Reduction and Internal Fixation and Functional Bracing for Humeral Diaphyseal Fracture Management Herman S, Johal, MD 8:24 – 8:30 am Subtrochanteric Fractures as a Complication of Femoral Neck System Christopher Gerzina, MD 8:31 – 8:37 am Discussion 8:38 – 8:44 am Functional Patient Reported Outcome and Pain Interference Scores Do Not Improve After Hardware Removal Following Lower Extremity Trauma Joseph Featherall, MD 8:45 – 8:51 am What are the Major Risk Factors for Nonunion in Pilon Fractures? Clay A. Spitler, MD 8:52 – 8:58 am Outcomes of Nonoperatively Treated Vancouver B1 Fractures: Is Failure Common? William Efird, MD
Video - OTA/RJOS Symposium - Disparities in Trauma and Fracture Care
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Open to view video. RJOS Moderator: Carmen Quatman, MD, PhD OTA Moderator: Toni McLaurin, MD 9:15 – 9:21 am Introduction Carmen Quatman, MD, PhD 9:22 – 9:30 am Gender and Access to Fracture Care Giselle Hernandez, MD 9:31 – 9:39 am Race and Access to Fracture Care Christian Pean, MD, MS 9:40 – 9:48 am Can Hospitals Mitigate Racial Disparity? Leah Gitajn, MD 9:49 – 9:57 am The Numbers Don’t Lie Niloofar Dehghan, MD 9:58 – 10:05 am A Look in the Mirror (Surgeon Barriers in Treatment) Malcolm DeBaun, MD 10:06 – 10:14 am How to Change the Tide Toni McLaurin, MD
Video - OTA Chair’s Choice Papers Selected from the 2022 Annual Meeting
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Open to view video. Moderators: Gerard Slobogean, MD / Ed Harvey, MD 10:45 – 10:51 am Comparative Analysis of Supplemental Medial Buttress Plate Fixation for High-Energy Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Young Adults Michael Archdeacon, MD 10:52 – 10:58 am The Long-Term Effect of Intraoperative Hip Fracture Injections on Function and Patient-Reported Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial Phillip Leucht, MD 10:59 – 11:05 am Single-Incision Fasciotomy Decreases Infection Risk Compared to Dual-Incision Fasciotomy in Treatment of Tibial Plateau Fractures With Acute Compartment Syndrome Graham J. Dekeyser, MD 11:06 – 11:12 am The Effect of Topical Antibiotic Powder Administration in the Emergency Department on Deep Surgical-Site Infection in Type III Lower-Extremity Fractures: A Prospective Cohort Pilot Study With Matched Historical Comparison Hassan Mir, MD 11:13 – 11:18 am Discussion 11:19 – 11:25 am Prophylactic Tobramycin Injection Reduces Infection Following Internal Fixation of Open Fractures Arun Aneja, MD, PhD 11:26 – 11:32 am What Is the Probability That Intrawound Vancomycin Powder Reduces Infections in Patients With High-Risk Tibial Plateau or Pilon Fractures? A Bayesian Analysis of the VANCO Trial Nathan O’Hara, PhD, MHA 11:33 – 11:39 am Resident Memorial Award: Medial Malleolus: Operative or Nonoperative (MOON) Trial. A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Operative Versus Nonoperative Management of Associated Medial Malleolar Fractures in Unstable Ankle Fractures William M. Oliver, MD Thomas Carter, MD 11:40 – 11:50 am Bovill Award Winner Introduction and Award by Michael T. Archdeacon, MD Retrograde Intramedullary Nailing Versus Locked Plating for Extreme Distal Periprosthetic Femur Fractures: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study Noelle Lily Van Rysselberghe, MD
Video - OTA / RJOS Paper Session – DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) and Health Disparities Research
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Open to view video. OTA: Jenny Bruggers, MD RJOS Moderator: Holly Pilson, MD 1:01-1:07 pm Making the Case for Diversity Julie Samora, MD - Immediate Past President RJOS 1:08-1:14 pm Gender-Specific Influences of Orthopedic Subspecialty Selection Katelyn Paulsen, BA 1:15-1:21 pm Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Hospital-Based Quality Measure Implementation for Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery Mikhail Bethell, MS 1:22-1:30 pm Question and Answer Session 1:31-1:37 pm Increased Rate of Unplanned Return to the Operating Room in Socioeconomically Deprived Orthopaedic Trauma Patients Kelsey Hideshima, MD 1:38-1:44 pm Food Insecurity is Common in the Orthopedic Trauma Population: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study Aspen Miller, MD 1:45-1:51 pm Race & The Hospital Course: Results from 1,623,983 American Orthopaedic Trauma Patients David Momtaz
Video - OTA / RJOS Early Career Investigators Paper Session [lead author first five years in practice or fellow]
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Open to view video. RJOS Moderator: Jamie L. Engel, MD OTA Moderator: Yelena Bogdan, MD 2:15-2:21 pm RJOS Mentoring: Preparing for our Future Lisa Cannada, MD 2:22-2:28 pm Predicting Functional Outcome Following Nonoperative Treatment of Proximal Humeral Fractures Matthijs Jaczsens, MD 2:29-2:35 pm Acute Application of Intrawound Vancomycin and Tobramycin Powders in Open Extremity Fracture Wounds: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Nicholas Alfonso, MD 2:36-2:42 pm Discussion 2:43-2:48 pm Total hip arthroplasty versus hemiarthroplasty for treatment of femoral neck fractures: population-based analysis of practice variation in Ontario, Canada Mina Tohidi, MD 2:49-2:55 pm Mindsets Determine Recovery of Comfort and Capability After Upper Extremity Fractures More So Than Fracture Severity Niels Brinkman, MD 2:56-3:02 pm Fascia Iliaca Blocks in Elderly with Hip Fractures: A Critical Evaluation Noah Thomas, MD
Video - Combined OTA/RJOS Symposium - Intimate Partner Violence / Domestic Sexual Violence
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Open to view video. OTA Moderator: Heather A. Vallier, MD RJOS Moderator: Lisa K. Cannada, MD 3:16-3:23 pm The Intersection: Intimate Partner Violence and Orthopaedic Injuries Jennifer Kunes, MD 3:24-3:31 pm The Orthopaedic Surgeon Role in Recognizing the Unmentionable Maureen O’Shaughnessy, MD 3:32-3:39 pm How Do We Best Address the Gaps (In Screening, Education, Referral) Emil H. Schemitsch, MD
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Please be aware that you should only claim credit for OTA Specialty Day On-Demand if you did not attend the live, in-person OTA Specialty Day on March 11, 2023. You cannot claim duplicate credit for the same content.
Please be aware that you should only claim credit for OTA Specialty Day On-Demand if you did not attend the live, in-person OTA Specialty Day on March 11, 2023. You cannot claim duplicate credit for the same content.
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Certificate of Completion
Up to 6.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 6.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available The OTA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.