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15th Annual MSI Research Day

Friday, March 19, 2021
12:00pm – 4:00pm

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UConn Musculoskeletal Institute Research Day 2020

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Orthopaedic Surgery

Date: March 19, 2021 Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: WebEx Target Audience: UCHC Clinicians, Principal Investigators, Post Docs, Students

Session 1 Speaker Introduction: Augustus Mazzocca, MD, MS

Speaker: Regis O’Keefe, MD, PhD Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Illustrate the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. 2. Described epigenetics and the role of epigenetic changes in osteoarthritis.

Regis O’Keefe, MD, PhD, does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Augustus Mazzocca, MD, MS, has a financial interest/arrangement with Arthrex that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of their role as planner, speaker/moderator, and activity director. The following safeguard(s) have been put in place to avoid the insertion of commercial bias into the content: The activity director will restrict his presentation and his planning involvement to areas outside of the area of conflict.

Neither Regis O’Keefe, MD, PhD nor Augustus D. Mazzocca MD, MS will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

Session 2 Speaker Introduction: Augustus Mazzocca, MD, MS

Speaker: Isaac Moss, MDCM, MASc, FRSc Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify unsolved clinical problems related to the field of Spine care and provide an opportunity for discussion of collaborative research amongst MSI faculty Speaker: Robert Arciero, MD Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Illustrate the update on the strategies for treatment of traumatic focal osteochondral injuries, meniscal deficiency, and osteoarthritis Speaker: Santhanam Lakshminarayanan, MD Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Describe how patients immunosupressive meds for rheumatologic diseases are to be managed prior to administration of the COVID vaccine Speaker: Pamela Taxel, MD / Faryal Mirza, MD Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Discuss important clinical signs and symptoms of atypical subtrochanteric fractures, in order to identify and treat sooner Isaac Moss, MDCM, MASc, FRSc, has a financial interest/arrangement with Stryker Spine; Biedermann Motech; ATEC Spine; Spinal Simplicity; Orthozon; Nuvasive, that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of their role as planner, speaker. The following safeguard(s) have been put in place to avoid the insertion of commercial bias into the content: The activity director will restrict the speaker's presentation and the planner's involvement to areas outside of the area of conflict. In addition, the activity director will also peer-review

Contact:

Rachel Alpaugh, alpaugh@uchc.edu

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