Join us for the Greatest Snow on Earth!

This live activity has been approved for 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™

Book your hotel reservation at the Cliff Lodge EARLY! Rooms will sell out.

Room Block ends January 10, 2017


3,240 vertical feet of award-winning terrain enjoyed by all skill levels of skiers and riders.
Snowbird boasts Utah’s longest ski season and annually averages 500″.


Snowbird Cliff Lodge where
Metcalf/AANA 2017 meeting
will take place


Introducing Snowbird’s ultimate
mountain top guest oasis

“…The best course I have ever been to…”
“…I have never seen a better combination of fun and learning in 20 years of coming to
“…Burks really outdid himself with the program and case discussions…”

2017 Faculty

Jeffery S. Abrams, MD
Annunziato Amendola, MD
Stephen K. Aoki, MD
Robert A. Arciero, MD
Robert H. Bell, MD
Jack M. Bert, MD
James P. Bradley, MD
William D. Bugbee, MD
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD
Robert T. Burks, MD-Chairman
Brian J. Cole, MD
Julia R. Crim, MD
David H. DeJour, MD
Michael H. Dienst, MD
Jason L. Dragoo, MD
Greg C. Fanelli, MD
Donald C. Fithian, MD

Patrick E. Greis, MD
Darren L. Johnson, MD
Laurent Lafosse, MD
Robert F. LaPrade, MD
Travis G. Maak, MD
Kevin D. Plancher, MD
Matthew T. Provencher, MD
Richard K.N. Ryu, MD
Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie, MD
Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD
K. Donald Shelbourne, MD
Stephen J. Snyder, MD
Jeffrey S. Swenson, MD
Robert Z. Tashjian, MD
John M. “JT” Tokish, MD-Co-Chairman
Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA

 Meeting Topics

  • Cost efficient rotator cuff repair
  • Biologics and their use in rotator cuff repair
  • Superior capsule reconstruction – hope or help?
  • A-C reconstruction and avoiding complications
  • Nerves around the shoulder and how to be safe
  • Operative and non operative management of the scapula
  • Biceps tenodesis – facts and myths
  • Determine appropriateness of arthroscopic Bankart repair
  • Latarjet – approaches, complications, bail outs
  • Posterior instability and best management
  • Patella instability: acute, chronic, proximal, distal, trochleoplasty
  • Complex meniscal repair and also root tears
  • Practical articular cartilage management including non operative approaches
  • PRP, Stem Cells, and secret sauces
  • Osteotomies around the knee
  • ACL – grafts, tunnels, bundles, all clarified
  • The A.L.L. – fact, myth, help, waste of time?
  • Arthrofibrosis and optimal management
  • Physical exam of the complex knee
  • Management of multi-ligament injuries including kids
  • Optimal medial or lateral sided knee injury management
  • PCL reconstruction – approaches, tunnels, grafts, results
  • Newest changes in business management of your practice in 2017