Dr. David Pichora has been invited to speak at the Canadian Orthopedic Research Society (CORS) symposium in Vancouver, BC on Thursday, June 18, 2015. The CORS symposium focuses on topics that draw interest from the research and clinical membership to provoke discussion and direction and is well attend by the members of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association. The focus of this year’s symposium is patient-specific care in orthopaedics.
Dr. Pichora’s presentation will address his clinical and research perspective on patient-specific care relating upper extremity orthopaedics and how new tools can contribute to new abilities.
Other guest speakers at the symposium include: MacNab Guest Lecturer, Dr. Rob Nelissen from the Netherlands, with a talk titled “Implant Innovation and Quality Assessment”, followed by the 2014 Founder’s medal recipient, Dr. Ashlee Dobbe, with a talk titled ‘Three-dimensional Geometric Analysis of the Talus’ and Dr. Tom Oxland from the University of British Columbia, with a talk titled “Identifying the Differences between Various Mechanisms of Spinal Cord Injury”.