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Course Program
Shoulder IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course
March 31-April 2, 2023

Friday,  March 31, 2023

Cadaver Labs with Industry ​- DePuy Synthes & Zimmer Biomet


1:00 PM First Rotation 

2:15 PM Break 

2:30 PM Second Rotation 

3:45 PM Labs Conclude


Symposium Begins


4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Registration

5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Cocktail Reception // Atrium 

6:15 PM -  6:20  PM Welcome, Introduction of Program, and Announcements // Bridge Ballroom

6:20 PM – 7:30 PM Building your practice by Design, not by Default: Lessons Learned

Moderator: Aaron Chamberlain, MD,MSc, MBA

Panel with open Q&A |Luke Austin, MD, Vani Sabesan, MD, FAAOS, Hafiz Kassam, MD​​


7:30 PM – Adjourn | Thank you to the sponsors


Saturday, April 1, 2023

6:30 AM – 7:20 AM Breakfast

7:20 AM– 7:50 AM Building and Leading Your Team; Mentorship; Life Outside Orthopedics​ 

Aaron Chamberlain, MD, MSc, MBA

7:50 AM - 8:20 AM Creating an Efficient Practice: In the Clinic and the OR

Nathan Orvets, MD​

8:20 AM – 8:50 AM  Fundamentals of Employment-Contracts & Negotiation 

​Vani Sabesan, MD, FAAOS


8:50 AM – 9:20 AM Do I Stay or Do I Go? Why a Different Job Makes (or Doesn't) Sense to Me

​Ryan Simovitch, MD

9:20 AM – 10:10 AM  Industry Breakout- Attendees to visit Industry Sponsors // Pennybacker

10:10 AM – 10:25 AM Break

10:30 AM - 11:25 AM Cases that Keep You Awake at Night: Challenging Revision Cases 

    Moderator: Peter Chalmers, MD

Panel: Aaron Chamberlain, MD, MSc, MBA, Anand Murthi, MD, FAAOS, Luke Austin, MD, Hafiz Kassam, MD, Nathan Orvets, MD, FAAOS, Benjamin Widmer, MD, Vani Sabesan, MD, FAAOS, FAOA, Ryan Simovitch, MD

11:25 AM - 11:55 PM Preoperative Planning: State of the Art and Future Direction 

    Hafiz Kassam, MD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Educational Lunch with Pacira Biosciences // Trademark 

1:05 PM - 2:05 PM Round Table Case Presentations with Faculty

Attendees to break out into groups of 5-6 where a faculty member is assigned. Case presentations to be presented to each attendee group where they discuss the diagnosis, prognosis, and how they would proceed.

2:05 PM - 2:35 PM Billing and Coding- Leave Nothing on the Table 

Benjamin Widmer, MD

2:35 PM -2:55 PM Getting Involved Externally: Societies and Industry

Anand Murthi, MD, FAAOS

2:55 PM- 3:20 PM Financial Management for the Orthopedic Surgeon:  Choosing an Advisor, 529 plans,
Protecting IP; LLC etc.

Chris Robbins, CFP - Vestia

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM Time Management and Burnout: Mental Wellness and Health

Vani Sabesan, MD, FAAOS

3:50 PM -4: 40 PM Industry Breakout- Attendees to visit Industry Sponsors

4:40 PM - 4:55 PM Refreshment Break 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  Faculty Panel Case Discussions

Primary Shoulder Arthroplasty

Moderator: Dr. Luke Austin, MD

Panel: Nathan Orvets, MD, FAAOS, Vani Sabesan, MD, FAAOS, Ryan Simovitch, MD

Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty; Custom Prosthesis

Moderator: Peter Chalmers, MD

Panel: Hafiz Kassam, MD, Benjamin Widmer, MD, Aaron Chamberlain, MD, MSc, MBA

6:00 PM Adjourn 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM- Saturday Cocktail Reception // Atrium 

7:30 PM- Faculty Dinner with Premier and Foundation Level Sponsors

Sunday, April 2, 2023

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Breakfast


7:30 AM -7:45 AM  Preparing for Boards: Tips and Tricks

Hafiz Kassam, MD

7:45 AM -8:05 AM Building your Professional Network and Communicating with Referring Providers

Peter Chalmers, MD

8:05 AM - 8:25 AM Building your Brand – Outreach, Social Media and Advertising

Anand Murthi, MD, FAAOS

8:25 AM – 9:30 AM Attendees' Case Presentations
Fellows and Young surgeons' are invited to send in or bring interesting cases for discussion with the other attendees and faculty.

​9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Venture Capital and Healthcare: A Primer

Aaron Chamberlain, MD, MSc, MBA

9:45 AM -10:05 AM Outpatient Shoulder Arthroplasty: Who, When and How

Benjamin Widmer, MD

10:05 AM - 10:35 AM Innovation in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery: What does the future hold? Being
Involved in Design Teams. Inventions, Protecting IP 

Luke Austin, MD

10:35 AM – 10:40 AM Final Wrap and Adjourn

                                  Andrew Wolpe, President/COO, Magnifi Group

Aaron Chamberlain, MD, MSc, MBA and Anand Murthi, MD, FAAOS

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