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2020 Robert B. Greer III, MD Lecture in Orthopaedics: Surgical Education – Past, Present and Future

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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Overall Objectives

  • Describe how the history of surgical education influences the current style of graduate medical education in surgery.
  • Identify the threats and challenges to the current system of surgical GMC.
  • Learn current strategies to improve GMC in orthopaedic surgery.
  • Speculate on the future of orthopaedic surgical GME.


  • 7:45 a.m. | Check-In
  • 8 a.m. | J. Lawrence Marsh, MD
    Chairman and Professor
    University of Iowa
    Iowa City, Iowa
  • 9 a.m. | Break
  • 9:15 a.m. | Case Presentations
  • 10:45 a.m. | Program Evaluation/Adjournment


Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


There is no fee for this program, but registration is required.


The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.


Parking is available at the BMR parking lot, location 15 on the campus map.

BMR doors will be unlocked from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m.

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