The 29th Annual Richard J. Smith Memorial Lectureship & the 5th Annual Jesse B Jupiter International Hand Forum

This course offers interactive learning formats that include debates, Q&A, case presentations, didactic lectures and group discussions. Participants will benefit from immediate feedback on where concepts and practices fit within the best evidence and standard approaches. The course will reinforce scientific methods and system approaches that can reduce unwarranted variation, and optimize care of hand and upper extremity illness, leading to improvements in leaner competence and performance.


Distinguished Guest Orators

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 29th Annual Richard J. Smith Day Memorial Lectureship

  • Young Surgeons Forum - Duretti Fufa, MD
  • Smith Day Oration - Thomas J. Fischer, MD


Saturday, April 28, 2018 – 5th Annual Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum

  • Jesse B. Jupiter Oration - Thomas J. Fischer, MD


Event Type
Accredited CME Course Sponsored by HMS & The Hand & Upper Extremity Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MGH
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (CME Credit)

This activity is designed for orthopaedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, general surgeons, fellows, research fellows, residents, and medical students with an interest in hand and upper extremity surgery, particularly those that are involved in teaching, research, and writing.

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Event Type
Education and training - Continuing medical education at Mass General
Pre-Registration is required

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Date4/27/2018 - 4/28/2018

Time7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Location Wyndham Hotel, Boston