Addressing Complex Upper Extremity Fractures Bioskills

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Acumed Boston Bioskills Course 2017
Sep. 29, 2017 to Sep. 30, 2017
Boston, MA


This two-day panel based course provides opportunities to hear key opinion leaders examine the latest advancements and trends in orthopaedics. Each session includes discussion of fractures, complications, and pathology for the upper limbs. The workshops provide interactive opportunities to try and compare different fixation options for the referenced techniques.

  • Thursday, Sept. 28, Evening Welcome Reception
  • Friday, Sept. 29, Lectures and Workshops
  • Saturday, Sept. 30, Lectures and Workshops

Target Audience

This course is aimed toward upper extremity surgeons and traumatologists seeking to advance their surgical skills for treatment methods including fractures, fusions, and osteotomies. The course is designed for practicing orthopaedic surgeons looking to gain in-depth training on injuries for the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.


David Ruch, MD | Course Chairman

Dr. Ruch is the Vice Chairman of Orthopedics and the Chief of the combined Division of Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the Duke University Medical School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Duke University before entering the Wake Forest School of Medicine where he finished his General Surgery Internship and Orthopedic Residency. After completing his Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at Duke, Dr. Ruch went back to Wake Forest where he served as the Co-Director of the Upper Extremity Fellowship until returning to Duke in 2004.