May 28, 2015
Boston Hand Club Dinner: A chance to get together with New England Hand Surgeons to network and hear an oration from the Smith Day Lecturer.

May 29, 2015
26th Annual Richard J. Smith Day: Our New England Regional Spring academic meeting, including extensive discussion and interaction. Note: Call for abstracts.

May 30 – 31, 2015
This year’s Second Annual Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum is dedicated to upper extremity trauma from the clavicle to the wrist. A group of national and internationally renown surgeons will address the current concepts and current areas of debate in upper extremity trauma. The Second Annual Jupiter Oration will be delivered by Dr. Michael McKee.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the advantages and disadvantage of various treatment strategies for common upper extremity fractures.
  • Evaluate and integrate the scientific and systems (process improvement, etc.) methods that will help improve the outcomes of upper extremity trauma and incorporate patient preferences.
  • Discuss ways to contribute to scientific evidence in hand and upper extremity surgery.
  • Analyze the importance of value (quality per cost) and surgeon’s responsibility to society to optimize value in upper extremity trauma care.
  • Apply technical tips and tricks and clinical pitfalls and pearls to improve performance in practice.

Target Audience

The course is directed to physicians and hand residents and fellows.