The Lectureship Series

The Edward T. Smith Orthopedic Lectureship Series has been a tradition in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery for the past 61 years in honor of our first Chairman, Edward T. Smith, MD. The activity is directed primarily towards surgeons, residents, fellows and allied healthcare providers currently treating patients for musculoskeletal disease and/or injury.

62nd Annual Edward T. Smith Orthopedic Lectureship 
Upper Extremity 
Dates – November 16-17, 2018
Location – Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX

A distinguished faculty will present their experience, techniques, and pearls of wisdom regarding current treatments and procedures available. Ample question and answer sessions will be provided.

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Course Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the controversies in the management of shoulder arthritis and its complications.
  • Assess the complexities of arthroscopic surgery in the management of impingement problems about the shoulder.
  • Recognize the role of internal fixation and its modifications in the management of fractures and dislocation about the shoulder girdle.
  • Apply the latest principles and discuss current treatment options for reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, proximal humeral fractures, glenoid deformity, stem selection, and completely displaced midshaft clavicle fractures.
  • Discuss actual cases and their management strategies based on new knowledge of pathophysiology and technical advances.

Physicians: CME Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Florida College of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Physical Therapy: An application has been submitted to the Texas Physical Therapy Association for continuing education approval.
AAPC: An application has been submitted to American Academy of Professional Coders for continuing education approval.
Note: Certificates of attendance will also be available.
Breakdown of Credit Friday – 4.0 hours; Saturday – 8.75 hours

2018 Brochure

Past Years

  • 2018: Joint Arthroplasty: Future Solutions for Present Day Problems
  • 2016: Knee Ligament Injuries: What you need to know
  • 2015: Emerging Concepts in the Surgical Management of the Hip: Deformity, Impingement, and Fracture Orthopedic Trauma Alumni Symposium
  • 2014: “Biologics for Orthopedics – Where are we in 2014?”
  • 2013: “Controversies & Advances in Traumatic Pelvis and Acetabular Injuries

CME/CE Certificates

If you require a copy of a lost or misplaced certificate of attendance at an Annual Edward T Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship, please contact one of the offices listed below.  In addition, if you require a copy of the accreditation statement for an audit, click on the corresponding brochure pdf below.

For attendance at the 54th through the 58th Edward T Smith – contact UTMB
Office of Continuing Medical Education

For attendance at the 59th through the 61st Edward T Smith – contact the University of Nevada
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education