CAS Intro to Arthroplasty Fundamentals for Residents

The Complex Primary Knee and Hip Replacement

Learn the basics of complex primary hip and knee arthroplasty in this virtual 2-part didactic and interactive course for junior residents. Led by experts in lower extremity arthroplasty from across Canada, each 90-minute module covers a wide range of fundamental topics and includes case-based breakout discussions.

Open to all residents in Canadian orthopaedic training programs, but best suited for PGY 1-3 residents. Free registration includes access to both Part I (Knee – January 31) and Part II (Hip – February 21) virtual modules.

Session 1 – Complex Primary Knee Replacement
Wednesday January 31, 2024 19:00-20:30 ET
Online Course
Moderator – Eric Bohm, CAS Past President (U of Manitoba)

Program & Speakers*

  • Obesity and TKA – Optimizing Outcomes (Lisa Howard, UBC)
  • Femoral & Tibial Deformities, Ligament Insufficiency – What to Do? (Gavin Wood, Queen’s)
  • Previous Surgery & Retained Hardware, the Role of Navigation & Robots in TKA (Glen Richards, Dalhousie)
  • Case-based Discussion (Jennifer Leighton & Michael Dunbar, Dalhousie)


Session 2 – Complex Primary Hip Replacement
NEW DATE! Wednesday February 21, 2024 19:00-20:30 ET
Online Course
Moderator – James Howard (Western)

Program & Speakers*

  • Obesity and THA – Optimizing Outcomes (Jhase Sniderman, U of Manitoba)
  • Managing the Sequalae of Paediatric Hip Conditions (James Howard, Western)
  • Spino-Pelvic Relationship, the Role of Navigation & Robotics in THA (Vickas Khanna, McMaster)
  • Case-based Discussion (Jesse Wolfstadt, U of Toronto & James Howard, Western)

*Subject to changes


Upcoming Events

13th ISAR Congress

Mark your calendars for the 13th ISAR Congress!
June 1-3, 2024
Hamburg, Germany

Past Events

CAS 2023 Annual Meeting – Thank you for attending!

The 12th CAS Annual Meeting welcomed 80 delegates from across the country for a two-day in-person educational program in Toronto that included a research session and tips and tricks discussions.  The CAS Executive were pleased to welcome the Hip Society’s Rothman-Ranawat Traveling Fellows as invited guest speakers, as well as highlight Canadian arthroplasty research through over 30 podium presentations from renowned hip and knee arthroplasty experts.  Congratulations are extended to Dr. James Howard (Western University) for  leading the program as Chair of the Education Committee, to newly-inducted CAS President, Dr. Jason Werle (University of Calgary) and immediate Past President, Dr. Eric Bohm (University of Manitoba) on their leadership appointments.

Dates: Friday, November 24th, and Saturday, November 25th, 2023.

Location: Toronto, ON at the InterContinental Toronto Hotel, 225 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3

Programming and Schedule: Click here to view the full program! 

CAS 2023 Annual Meeting Sponsors

This program has received an educational grant from