broken pelvisThe Department of Orthopaedic Surgery presents the Edward T. Smith Lectureship Nov. 14-15 at Norris Conference Center, Houston City Centre.

This conference is part of the Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship Series and has been tradition in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for the past 56 years, in honor of the first chairman, Edward T. Smith, MD.

This continuing medical education program is directed primarily toward all surgeons, residents, and fellows currently treating patients for injuries to the hip and pelvis.  Other physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals who work with orthopaedic trauma also will benefit from this program.

Educational objectives include learning about and integrating new advances made in the field of traumatic hip, pelvic, and acetabular injuries.

Course chairman is Dr. Milton “Chip” Routt Jr., professor of orthopaedic surgery. Course faculty include Dr. Joshua Gary, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery; Dr. Andrew Burgess, professor and vice chairman of orthopaedic surgery; Dr. Timothy Achor, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery; Dr. John Holcomb, professor of surgery; Dr. Alfred Mansour, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery; Dr. Stacey Martin, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery; Dr. John Munz, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery; Dr. Mark Prasarn, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery; and Dr. Shiraz Younas, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

To register, see the website. The early bird advanced registration deadline is Oct. 31, 2013.