10th Annual Emily Berend Adult Reconstruction Symposium (EBARS)

A comprehensive hip and knee course (FREE for trainees) presented by the Adult Reconstruction division of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.


When: April 6-7, 2018

AMA: 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

FREE for trainees
Registered Nurse, Nurse Clinician, & Nurse Practitioner: $140.00
Physician: $250.00
Non-Medical Provider: $600.00

Registration Opens: Coming soon.

Registration Closes: Coming soon.


Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education
Great Hall
8 Searle Center Drive
(Duke Hospital Main Campus)

Distinguished Visiting Professor:

Andrew A. Freiberg, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Interim Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Center for Hip & Knee Replacement
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery,
Harvard Medical School

Guest Faculty:

Paul E. Beaule, MD, FRCSC
The Ottawa Hospital
Professor of Surgery
Head Adult Reconstruction
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Todd E. Bertrand, MD, MBA 
Indiana University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Orthopaedic Oncology
Indianapolis, Indiana

Thomas L. Bradbury, Jr., MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Program Director
Atlanta, Georgia

Aaron A. Hofmann, MD
Hofmann Arthritis Institute
Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Center for Precision Joint Replacement
Salt Lake Regional Hospital
Salt Lake City, Utah

Jason M. Hurst, MD
Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc.
New Albany, Ohio

Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Director Joint Preservation and
Arthritis Knee Center
New York, New York

Course Directors:

Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center

Samuel S. Wellman, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center


In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.