Skills Lab

Friday, April 24, 2020

Touro University Nevada
874 American Pacific Drive
Henderson NV 89014 

Program and Information 


Upon completion of this skills lab course, the participants will:

1. Have reviewed basic arthroscopic shoulder anatomy;
2. Better understand subacromial space shoulder pathology that may be addressed by arthroscopy;
3. Have learned techniques to treat subacromial shoulder pathology by arthroscopic techniques including subacromial
decompression, distal clavicle excision and rotator cuff repair;
4. Better understand shoulder instability and how to decide on cause of instability including soft tissue, bony deficiency or
5. Have learned techniques of arthroscopic shoulder stabilization for soft tissue instability and open Latarjet Procedure for
bony or combined instability. 

AOA CME Credits

The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide
osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics designates this program for a maximum of 7 AOA Category 1-A
credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.


7:15-7:30 am Continental Breakfast and Registration
Gary S. Ulrich, DO, FAOAO, FACOS, Course Director

Morning Didactic Session

7:30-7:40 am Welcome and Introductions - Gary S. Ulrich, DO, FAOAO, FACOS

7:40-8:05 am SCR Indications and Techniques - Sean McMillan, DO, FAOAO

8:05-8:25 am Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair - James R. Lebolt, DO

8:25-8:45 am Soft Tissue Management for Shoulder Instability - Christopher P. Dougherty, DO, FAOAO

Morning Lab Session

8:45 am-12:00 pm Surgical Techniques of Morning Didactic Session - David C. Harkins, DO

12:00-12:45 pm Lunch and Discussion

Afternoon Didactic Session

12:45-12:50 pm Introduction to Afternoon Session - Gary S. Ulrich, DO, FAOAO, FACOS

12:50-1:10 pm Bony Deficiency with Shoulder Instability and Latarjet Procedure - Shariff K. Bishai, DO, MS, FAOAO

1:10-1:30 pm Principles of Shoulder Arthroplasty - Jack E. Kazanjian, DO, FAOAO

Afternoon Lab Session

1:30-4:30 pm Surgical Techniques of Afternoon Didactic Session - David C. Harkins, DO 


Shariff K. Bishai, DO, MS, FAOAO
Associated Orthopedists of Detroit, P.C.
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Assistant Professor, Oakland University
William Beaumont School of Medicine
Professor, Detroit Medical Center
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Detroit, MI

Christopher P. Dougherty, DO, FAOAO
Arkansas Center for Arthroscopy
Bentonville, AR

David C. Harkins, DO
Associate Clinical Professor
UGA/AU Medical School and PCOM Georgia
Shoulder and Elbow Specialist
Athens Orthopedic Clinic
Athens, GA

Jack E. Kazanjian, DO, FAOAO
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Camden, NJ

James R. Lebolt, DO
Spectrum Health Medical
Grand Rapids, MI

Sean McMillan, DO, FAOAO
Professional Orthopedics at Lourdes Medical Associates
Burlington, NJ