8th Annual ONSF Medical Education Conference
Posted On: Monday, November 07, 2016

ONSF held its 8th Annual Medical Education Conference “Enhancing Orthopedic Surgery Safety and Outcomes” on Saturday, November 5th, at the Greenwich Hospital Noble Auditorium.

A wide array of topics were studied, including: Stem Cells, Pediatric ACL Reconstruction, Preventing Infections in Shoulder Surgery, Minimizing Use of Narcotics in Orthopedic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, WALANT in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Injury and Prevention and Therapeutic Exercise and many others.
Keynote speakers included Mark Lazarus and Jimmy Roberts.  Lazarus is Chairman of NBC Broadcasting & Sports.  In addition to leading the NBC Sports Group he has oversite of the Golf Channel, NBC Olympics and NBC Sports Radio among others.  He was joined by Jimmy Roberts, NBC Sportscaster. Roberts, a 13 time Emmy Award winning broadcaster and writer, is known for his work on NBC and Golf Channel as an essayist, interviewer, feature reporter and studio host.

Nearly 200 participants attended the conference including doctors, nurses, physician assistants and physical and occupational therapists.  Presentations were delivered by orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, neurosurgeons, physical therapists, anesthesiologists, physiatrists and radiologists. Vendor exhibits, breakfast and lunch were included.

This conference, that qualified for continuing education credits certified by Greenwich Hospital, was underwritten by an anonymous ONSF donor and was free of charge to all medical professionals.

Dr. Matthew Cantlon presenting

Dr. Paul Sethi, ONSF President with Keynote Presenters Jimmy Roberts and Mark Lazarus