AHTF 2019 “Happy Hour with a Scholar” October 4th

Publish Date: May 29, 2019

7 pm – 8 pm, Friday, October 4, 2019

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

The Magic of the Placebo:  The Role of the Placebo in Medicine, Surgery and Therapy

Throughout the history of medicine the placebo has played an important role in the healing response of patients. While sugar pills and the like are accepted in the medical model, many would be surprised to learn how effective the placebo is in surgery. Finally the empathy and care shown by the physician and therapist for the patient may be the most effective placebo. This lecture will focus on these ubiquitous effects of the placebo and how they improve patient outcomes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
As a result of this activity, the audience will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of the placebo in both medicine and surgery.
  2. Harness the placebo effect in the treatment of upper extremity conditions.
  3. Appreciate the role the placebo effect has in decreasing pain.

Earn .5 CUE’s

LEE OSTERMAN, M.D., FAOA
PROFESSOR, ORTHOPAEDIC AND HAND SURGERY

  • PRESIDENT, PHILADELPHIA HAND TO SHOULDER CENTER
  • AND DIRECTOR, HAND SURGERY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
  • CHIEF, DIVISION OF HAND SURGERY,
  • DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AT THOMAS JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE

Ticket Sales

Individual Event Tickets: $35 per individual (early registration available through AHTF annual meeting registration)

Partner:  $150 – Hand Therapist or individual who supports and sustains the funding of clinical and scientific research and education grants

Partner of AHTF Benefits:

  • Recognition at the scholar event (written in program and introduction donor slide)
  • 1 Ticket to event
  • Recognition on AHTF website
  • Recognition in AHTF Annual Report

2019 Scholar Event Sponsors

Diamond:
Hand Therapy Association – California

Gold:
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
Houston Methodist Sugarland Hand Therapy Fellowship

Silver:
South Carolina Hand Therapy Association

Bronze:
Journal of Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Certification Commission
Georgia Hand & Upper Extremity Special Interest Group

Patron:
Elaine Ewing Fess, OTD, OTR, FAOTA,CHT
Fairview Hand Therapy Fellowship
Hand Rehabilitation Foundation
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
Roslyn B Evans, OTR/L, CHT
Select Physical Therapy/Nova Care
Terri Skirven, OTR/L, CHT
Texas Society for Hand Therapy

“Partner” of AHTF:
Dorit Aaron, OTR, MA, CHT, FAOTA
Jeanine Beasley, EdD, OTR,CHT, FAOTA
Donna Breger Stanton, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Cindy Ivy, OTD, OTR/L, MEd, CHT
Linda Klein, OTR, CHT
Kim McVeigh, MBA, OTR/L, CHT
Greg Pitts, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Karol Spraggs-Young, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Caroline W Stegink-Jansen, PT, PhD, CHT
William Walsh, MBA, MHA, OTR/L, CHT
Barbara Winthrop, OTR, MA, CVE, CHT, FAOTA

Past Scholar Honorees:

 

2018 Joy MacDermid, BSc, BScPT, MSc, PhD

2017 Roy Meals, MD

2016 Sue Blackmore, MS, OTR/L, CHT, COMT, UL

2015 Peter Amadio, MD & Nancy Cannon, OTR, CHT

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