AO Trauma Masters Course—Hip Fractures
Miami, Florida, United States of America
19 Aug 2021 - 22 Aug 2021
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AO Trauma Masters Course—Hip Fractures

Course description

The course is delivered using a combination of facilitated small group discussions (case-based and debate style), practical exercises with anatomical specimens, and summary lectures. All activities are moderated by expert faculty in a highly interactive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to discuss the cases and content in an open manner and to share their own experiences.

Goal of the course

The AO Trauma Masters Course—Hip Fractures addresses current concepts and state-of-the-art treatment  options for proximal femoral fractures, while respecting the clinical know how that has been developed over decades. The curriculum will address issues critical to the successful surgical management of these challenging injuries.

Target participants

The course is designed for orthopedic surgeons with experience treating proximal femoral fractures, and who are willing to share their experiences with and learn from their colleagues and the faculty facilitators.

Participants should have completed the AO Trauma Courses—Basic Principles and Advanced Principles of Fracture Management and must be able to communicate well in English.


Please use the following link to register for the AO Trauma Masters CourseHip Fractures:


Event program
Learning objectives
Identify which patients with femoral head or neck fractures will require open reduction
Describe optimum (effective and efficient) approaches for each specific pattern of proximal femoral fracture
Identify and prevent malreduction in femoral neck, per- and subtrochanteric fractures
Employ appropriate reduction sequences and techniques for per- and subtrochanteric fractures
Describe the critical planning points when employing different techniques to treat failed proximal femoral osteosynthesis (hip arthroplasty, osteotomies, and revision surgery)
Rodrigo Pesantez-Hoyos MD  (Chairperson)
Wa’el Taha  (Chairperson)
Brett Crist MD  (Overall chairperson)
Mark Reilly MD  (Educational director)
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Type AOTrauma
Level Masters
Region North America
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Closing date19 Aug 2021
Statusopen (external registration)
Available places36
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
United States Dollars 1900.00 USD
Payment options and information
Please use on the following link to register for the AO Trauma Masters Course—Hip Fractures:
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials
Welcome cocktail


Please note that the AO is monitoring the situation with COVID-19 and aims to minimize disruption to planned courses and educational events. However, in the current climate, the AO can not exclude the possibility that scheduled courses or events will be postponed, cancelled, or otherwise disrupted. The AO endeavours to give due notice of these decisions but encourages you to ensure the tickets and accommodation you book are refundable. In the event of a cancellation by the AO the participation fee will be refunded in full.

Ms Bettina Bolliger
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Mobile+41 79 620 17 86

Course venue

Hilton Miami Blue Lagoon

5101 Blue Lagoon Drive

Miami, FL 33126, USA

Anatomical specimen laboratory

MARC Institute

8850 NW 20 Street

Doral, FL 33172, USA

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DePuy Synthes; Siemens Healthineers