Bone Appétit: Host-Pathogen Interactions during Osteomyelitis

This Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds session will take place on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 6:30 A.M. Live attendance for this session will only be available through Zoom.

CME Information

Needs Statement

Physicians, residents, fellows, medical students, and other healthcare professionals in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery need to be regularly updated on the guidelines and advances in orthopedics, as well as in professionalism and wellness strategies. The series aims to increase knowledge of the learners in these topic areas, and encourage them to implement the advances and guidelines in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the mechanisms of pathogenesis involved in Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis.
  • Recognize how bacterial pathogens trigger collateral bone damage during osteomyelitis.
  • Demonstrate greater understanding of the new technologies used to image host-pathogen interactions during musculoskeletal infection.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Other Health Professionals

Accreditation/Credit Designation

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

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Director

  1. John Dawson, M.D.

    John Dawson, M.D.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

Disclosure Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based, accurate, current, and objectively presented. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial SupportSM, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) has implemented a mechanism requiring everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity (e.g., directors, planning committee members, contributors, peer reviewers) to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (drug/device companies) and manage/resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. Individuals must disclose to participants the existence or non-existence of financial relationships: 1) at the time of the activity or within 12 months prior; and 2) of their spouses/partners.

Baylor College of Medicine does not view the existence of interests or relationships with commercial entities as implying bias or decreasing the value of a presentation. It is up to the participants to determine whether the interests or relationships influence the presenter with regard to exposition or conclusions.

If at any time during this activity you feel that there has been commercial or promotional bias, please inform us by using the commercial bias comments box in the evaluation form. Please answer the questions about balance in the CME activity evaluation candidly.

Disclosures

The following individual(s) has/have reported financial or other relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Program Director

  1. John Dawson, M.D.

    John Dawson, M.D.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Ownership Interests (stock, stock options, excluding diversified mutual funds): Lineage Medical (Orthobullets)

Planning Committee Members

  1. John Dawson, M.D.

    John Dawson, M.D.

    Associate Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Ownership Interests (stock, stock options, excluding diversified mutual funds): Lineage Medical (Orthobullets)
  2. Scott A. Mitchell, M.D.

    Scott A. Mitchell, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  3. Vivek Venugopal, M.D.

    Vivek Venugopal, M.D.

    Orthopedic Surgery Resident
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  4. Chia H Wu, M.D., M.B.A.

    Chia H Wu, M.D., M.B.A.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Honorarium Recipient: Arthrex Hand & Wrist Course