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ELiTE Advanced Residents and Fellow Shoulder and Elbow Course – Boston, MA

October 2, 2021

Course Overview

The ELiTE Resident and Fellow Curriculum was designed by Jeffrey Greenberg, MD, Fellowship Director at Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, and Jerry Huang, MD, Fellowship Director at University of Washington Combined Hand Fellowship, in collaboration with leading orthopedic resident and fellowship educators in the  United States. The Advanced Elbow and Should Resident and Fellow Course is a full-day cadaveric program with didactic lectures, case review, and hands-on surgical skills practice time.

Target Audience

Orthopedic Resident in their fifth year and Upper Limb Fellows.

Course Chairman

Michael Suk, M.D., JD, MPH, MBA, FACS

Dr. Suk is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery, the chief physician officer of Geisinger System Services, and the chairman of Geisinger’s Musculoskeletal Institute and Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Suk earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and he did his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Suk then obtained his Orthopaedic Traumatology Fellowship from Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery, and his special certification in healthcare law from Boston University School of Law and School of Public Health.

Course Faculty

  • Nirmal Tejwani, M.D. – NYU
  • Hans Van Lancker, M.D. – Boston University

Learning Objectives


  • Evaluate and understand treatment and rehabilitation for the throwing athlete.
  • Evaluate and understand surgical treatment of complex distal humerus fractures.
  • Discuss indications for ORIF distal humerus fractures vs total elbow arthroplasty and surgical techniques for ORIF vs, Arthroplasty for radial heal fractures.
  • Evaluate and understand treatment protocol and surgical approaches for the stiff elbow.
  • Understand techniques for treating associated soft tissue injuries of the elbow.
  • Practice surgical techniques for approach and dissection of complex indications in the elbow.


  • Understand surgical indications and technical pearls for treatment of proximal humeral fractures with a nail vs plate.
  • Understand arthroplasty options for complex proximal humeral fractures.
  • Evaluate and treat clavicle fractures with a plate or IM fixation.
  • Evaluate and understand surgical indications and techniques of fractures of the acromion, glenoid and scapula.
  • Practice surgical techniques for approach, dissection, and fixation of complex fractures in the shoulder.

To Register

Space is limited. To register for this course, please contact your local independent sales representative or email Acumed directly at medicaleducation@acumed.net


October 2, 2021
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Morgan Ostertag


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