11th 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 26-27, 2019

AMA: 13.50 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 Now Open: https://events.duke.edu/ebars-2019

Registration Closes: April 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM


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

Distinguished Visiting Professor:

Lawrence D. Dorr, MD
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
Medical Director
The Dorr Arthritis Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Course Faculty:

Justin P. Cobb, M.D.
Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery
Imperial College of Healthcare
The Bays
St. Mary’s Hospital

Matthew J. Garberina, M.D., FAAOS
Summit Medical Group
Berkeley Heights, NJ

Tad L. Gerlinger, M.D.
Colonel (ret), Medical Corps,
United States Army
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Chicago, IL

Aaron A. Hofmann, M.D.
Hofmann Arthritis Institute
Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Center for Precision Joint Replacement
Salt Lake Regional Hospital
Operation Walk Utah – Coordinator
Salt Lake City, UT

Stephen B. Murphy, M.D.
Associate Professor Tufts University School of Medicine
Center for Computer Assisted & Reconstructive Surgery
Boston, MA

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.