AO Trauma NA Fireside Series: Working Through Fracture Problems Together

Conversations covering the spectrum of anatomic regions and related problem fractures for practicing surgeons

2022 series completed - find recordings here


Designed to serve the needs of surgeons 2-10 years in practice, the AO Trauma NA Fireside series will provide a pragmatic review of current best practices, effective surgical approaches, and tips and tricks to address the challenges of region-specific problem fractures and maximize patient outcomes.

Each ninety-minute session was created in collaboration with a group of practicing surgeons across North America.

The Fireside series emphasizes and encourages interaction with experts in the field. Participants can submit cases and/or share their perspectives on diagnosis, treatment, and management of fractures, and in turn receive input and feedback from AO NA faculty.

Missed the 2021 Fireside series? Review 2021 session recordings on our YouTube channel.

Directly provided by AO North America.

  • Learning objectives
    Upon completion of this series, participants will be able to
    Identify key aspects of fractures that must be addressed to achieve good patient outcomes
    Describe current best practices in critical steps of fracture management
    Employ evidence-based strategies in fracture treatments

  • Who should attend

    Surgeons 2-10 years in practice should attend this event. All others who have an interest in the topics are welcome to attend as well.

Event calendar

Event topic Faculty Date   Recording
Atypical ankle injuries Drs. Sean Nork, Jonathan Eastman, and Matthew Camuso Apr 05, 2022 Watch
Fracture-related infections Drs. Tom Large, Ashley Levack, and James Learned Apr 12, 2022 Watch
Proximal tibial fracture management avoiding malreduction Drs. Anna Miller, Gillian Soles, and Mara Shenker Apr 26, 2022 Watch
Bone defect management - basics to avoid complications Drs. Mitchell Bernstein, Milton Little, and Stephen Quinnan May 03, 2022 Watch
Proximal humerus fractures: ORIF vs replacemement, and are we giving enough love for the arthroplasty option
Drs. Diane Nam, Hobie Summers, and Jonah Davies May 10, 2022 Watch
Humeral shaft fractures:  MIPO plating, IMN, ORIF Drs. Michael Gardner, Julius Bishop, and Joseph Cohen May 24 2022 Watch
Proximal femur fracture revisions: intertrochanteric, subtrochanteric, and bisphosphonate nonunions Drs. Chad Coles, Josh Gary, and Jennifer Hagen May 31 2022 Watch
Geriatric distal femur fractures Drs. Thomas Higgins, Brett Crist, and Dave Rothberg Jun 07 2022 Watch

Course chairs

Brett Crist, MD

University of Missouri

Mitchell Bernstein, MD, FRCSC, FAAOS

McGill University