Orthopaedic Oncology Review

Orthopaedic Oncology In-Training Exam Review Course

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Breakfast and Lunch provided.

Presented By:

The National Center for Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Who Should Attend?

  • Orthopaedic residents preparing for the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination
  • Orthopaedic board-certified MDs pursuing re-certification
  • Mid-level practitioners with interest in orthopaedics and/or oncology

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the historical features of a malignant bone tumor.
  2. Recognize the radiographic features of benign, inactive bone lesions (non-ossifying fibroma, osteochondroma, enchondroma)
  3. Define the historical, radiographic, histologic features of active benign bone lesions (chondroblastoma, osteoid osteoma, chondromyxoid fibroma, giant cell tumor, osteoblastoma).
  4. Recognize the historical, radiographic features, and histologic features of benign reactive lesions (UBC, ABC, osteomyelitis)
  5. Identify the historical, radiographic, and histologic features of malignant bone tumor in children and adults (osteosarcoma, Ewings tumor, chondrosarcoma, undifferentiated sarcoma)
  6. Recognize the historical, radiographic, and histologic features of metastatic bone disease, multiple myeloma, and lymphoma.


MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Kotzen Auditorium


To register, click here to complete the Registration Form or call 888-786-6781.

For more information contact Nancy Thrush, Director, Business Development and Customer Relations, at [email protected]

Agenda                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Speakers

7 - 7:45 a.m.


7:45 - 8 a.m.


8-8:45 a.m.

Lecture 1 

Principles Presentation, classification, staging, genetics, biopsy, treatment

Frank Frassica, MD

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.

Lecture 2

Metastatic bone disease, myeloma, lymphoma

Matthew Wallace, MD

9:15 - 10 a.m.

Lecture 3

Intra-articular processes (PVNS, Synovial chondromatosis, rheumatoid arthritis, infections, Charcot neuropathy, gout) 

Matthew Wallace, MD

10 - 10:30 a.m.


10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Lecture 4

Chondrosarcoma, dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma, clear cell chondrosarcoma, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma, enchondroma, undifferentiated sarcoma 

Albert Aboulafia, MD

11:15 - 12 p.m.

Lecture 5 - Osteosarcoma, parosteal osteosarcoma, periosteal osteosarcoma, telangiectatic osteosarcoma, Ewings tumor (simulators - osteomyelitis, eosinophilic granuloma)

Brock Adams, MD

12 - 1 p.m.


1 - 1:45 p.m.

Lecture 6

Spine lesions (metastatic bone disease, myeloma, chordoma, hemangioma) 

Matthew Wallace, MD

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Lecture 7

Characteristic benign lesions in young patients (osteochondroma, multiple hereditary exostosis, non-ossifying fibroma, Ollier’s and Mafuccis, fibrous dysplasia, osteiod osteoma, osteoblastoma, chondroblastoma, chondromyxoid fibroma, giant cell tumor)

Frank Frassica, MD

2:30 - 3 p.m.

Lecture 8

Tumor simulators (Paget’s disease, bone islands, primary hyperparathyroidism, infection, osteonecrosis) 

Matthew Wallace, MD

3 - 3:30 p.m.


3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Lecture 9

Soft tissue lesions

Frank Frassica, MD

4:15 - 5 p.m.

Post-Test (60 questions)

5 p.m.




Frank J. Frassica, MD


MFSMC_Baltimore_DR_Matthew_Wallace_Orthopaedic_OncologyMatthew T. Wallace, MD



 Albert J. Aboulafia, MD


Brock Adams, MD 






Orthopaedic Oncology Review Registration Form

  • To register, complete the form below or call 888-786-6781.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.