Calendar of important orthopaedic events and courses.

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COA Events

COAGS: Orthopaedics in Difficult Times (Accredited Webinar)

November 27, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
Registration link: 

Join COAGS for a special webinar  to discuss Orthopaedic Surgery in Difficult Times with special guests Drs. Oleksander Rikhter, Mark Pahuta, Art Rideout, Brad Petrisor, Brian Madison, and Supriya Singh.

Learning Objectives:

1. Engage orthopedic surgery community in global surgery outreach work being done in crisis situations
2. Highlight Canadian orthopedic surgery efforts being done on a global front
3. Develop an understanding of the diverse ways to become involved in global health through outreach surgical missions and through education

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Orthopaedic Association. You may claim a maximum of 1 hour (credits are automatically calculated). 

Coming Soon! – Environmental Stewardship in the Operating Room

February 2024 (Dates TBA)

Obesity and Joint Replacement Consensus Meetings

October 19 & 26, 2023 – Information collection still in progress.

The Canadian Orthopaedic Association Basic Science Course 

Module 2 (Non-Neoplastic Conditions) – Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 11:00 AM ET   Registration now open 
Module 3 (Orthopaedic Biomechanics) – October 2024 – Date TBD
Module 4 (Neoplasia/Tumour) – April 2025 – Date TBD

COA & Healthcare Excellence Canada Present: Same-Day Surgery Implementation
and Outcomes (Accredited Webinar)

Click here to watch the recording on YouTube


Affiliate Organization Events

Move, Improve, Remove Webinar Series for Fall Prevention Month

November 7, 16 and 28, 2023
12 p.m. Eastern
Find out more and register here.

November is Fall Prevention Month! That’s why Loop is hosting a webinar series to celebrate the launch of new posters promoting fall prevention and healthy aging! The posters are available in English and French at

The webinar series will focus on the poster’s three calls to action: Move your body, improve your health, and remove hazards.

24th Annual Scientific Conference of the Canadian Spine Society (accredited)

February 27 – March 2, 2024
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Whistler, BC
Learn more here
Housing is open

Call for Abstracts open until November 5 
Abstracts are invited pertaining to all disorders of the spine and spinal cord. Completed projects should not have been previously published. Work in progress is encouraged. Preliminary information on clinical trials, prospective reviews and retrospective analyses are all acceptable. Case reports will not be accepted.

Current Trends in Orthopaedics

Presented by the The University of Ottawa Division of Orthopaedics
May 22-28, 2024
Seville pre-trip: May 19-22
Andalucia Spain

After the incredible success of our past meetings in the Loire Valley, France, and Sicily, Italy, we are now heading to one of the most beautiful cities in Spain – Ronda, Andalucía. With a history dating from the 6th Century BC, this beautiful Spanish town boasts a unique mix of natural beauty and preserved history. Tapas, fresh seafood, and delectable wines, never mind the great biking and hiking.

You won’t want to miss this extraordinary CME! As in past conferences, there will be an in-depth educational program concentrating on current trends in orthopaedics designed specifically for orthopaedic professionals. First-class speakers, interactive sessions, and case reviews are all accompanied with ample time for discussion.  The academic portion of the meeting is complemented by daily guided cycling and hiking options allowing you to explore the stunning Spanish countryside. Space is limited! The program is 70% sold out.
Click here for more information and to register

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