Company To Host Hip, Knee and Shoulder Specialists At Inaugural Fellowship Meeting

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 6:43am


ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division announced the kick-off of its inaugural fellowship meeting, The Wider Scope of Arthroscopy, at its global headquarters in Andover, Mass., starting Sept. 14 through Sept. 15. The event is also being supported by DJO, a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management.

The meeting, which will be attended by 85 fellows representing close to 50 Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs from around the country and Canada, will focus on the areas of Knee, Hip and Shoulder Arthroscopy using the company's products and will feature hands-on labs and lectures led by many of the most renowned opinion leaders in the field.

The meeting, organized by Smith & Nephew's Professional Affairs team, is aimed at providing fellows with a wide variety of practical skills, tips and knowledge from leading voices in the field. The two-day meeting will include reviews of cutting-edge product research and development as well as hands-on and interactive lab sessions.

"Surgeon education is crucial to the future of our industry and Smith & Nephew is committed to leading the way," said Mike Frazzette, President of Smith & Nephew Endoscopy. "We are very excited about The Wider Scope of Arthroscopy meeting and extremely honored to have some of the leading minds in Knee, Hip and Shoulder arthroscopy scheduled to attend. We will build upon the success of our inaugural meeting by establishing similar education events for the many fellowship programs around the globe."

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