Own the Bone Symposia

Own the Bone hosts in-person symposia to highlight the knowledge necessary to develop successful secondary fracture prevention programs.  

*2020 Symposium*
Due to unprecedented circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Own the Bone Symposium is going virtual for the first time ever! The originally scheduled symposium in Baltimore will instead be pivoted to a four-part interactive online format via Zoom. Click here to learn more and register!


Past Symposia


Own the Bone Symposium: Bone Health and Fragility Fractures
(June 28, 2019 – San Diego, CA)
Speakers: Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN, Susan Bukata, MD, FAOA, Andrew Bunta, MD, FAOA, Clifford B. Jones, MD, FACS, FAOA, Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA, Laura Boineau, NP, Marisa R. Swain, MSN, RN, Albert Shieh, MD, Susan Bukata, MD, FAOA, Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA, Kevin Kirk, MD, FAOA, Michael Lewiecki, MD, Jennifer Brandon, PT

Own the Bone Fragility Fracture Symposium and Workshop
(June 28, 2018 – Boston, MA)
Speakers: Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN, Kathleen Forti-Gallant, FNP, RNFA, Laura Boineau, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CherylCurtis, PT, WCS, BCB-PMD, Doug Dirschl, MD, FAOA, Eeric Truumees, MD, FAOA, Fred Redfern, MD, FAOA, Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA, Neil Binkley, MD, Joe Lane, MD, FAOA, Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA, Alan Malabanan, MD, Susan Bukata, MD, FAOA

Own the Bone Charlotte Symposium: Fragility Fracture Care Coordination and Secondary Fracture Prevention
(June 23, 2017 – Charlotte NC)
Speakers: Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN, Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA, Douglas Dirschl, MD, FAOA, James Goulet, MD, FAOA, Kevin Kirk, MD, FAOA, Laura Boineau, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, Rick Placide, MD, Julie Switzer, MD, FAOA, Glenn Gaston, MD, Laura Tosi, MD, FAOA, Jay Lieberman, MD, FAOA, Kevin Bzic, MD, FAOA, William Mallon, MD, FAOA, Charles Goldfarb, MD, FAOA, Melinda Block, RN, Douglas Lundy, MD, FAOA, Susan Bukata, MD, FAOA, Madhav Karunakar, MD, FAOA, Anna Miller, MD

Own the Bone Mini Symposium at OTA Annual Meeting: Fragility Fractures and Bone Health: What You Need to Do to Establish and Run a Fragility Fracture Program
(October 7, 2016 - Washington, DC)
Speakers: James A. Goulet, MD; Marc Swiontkowski, MD; Kyle J. Jeray, MD; Clifford B. Jones, MD, Joseph M. Lane, MD; Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN


Own the Bone Seattle Symposium: Care Coordination for Secondary Fracture Prevention 
(June 23, 2016 - Seattle, WA)
Speakers: James Goulet, MD, Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN, Lisa Taitsman, MD, Douglas R. Dirschl, MD, Kyle J. Jeray, MD, Julie Carkin, MD, Robert Clawson, MD; Sue Williams-Judge, ARNP, David Jacofsky, MD, Julie Switzer, MD, Paul Anderson, MD, Susan Bukata, MD, Peter Rigby, PT, MPH


Own the Bone Mini Symposium at OTA Annual Meeting: Getting your Fragility Fracture Program Off the Ground: A Primer for the Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon 
(October 9, 2015 - San Diego, CA)
Speakers: James A Goulet, MD; Kyle J Jeray, MD; Clifford B Jones, MD; Joseph M Lane, MD; Debra Sietsema, MD


Own the Bone Providence Symposium: Comprehensive Post Fracture Management in the Older Adult

(June 27, 2015 - Providence, RI) 
Speakers: Julie A, Switzer, MD; Stephen L. Kates, MD; Kevin J. Bozic, MD; Kyle J. Jeray, MD; Michele Haryanto, RN-BC, MBA, ONC; Clifford B. Jones, MD, FACS; Karen Cummings, PA; James A. Goulet, MD; Susan Bukata, MD; Charles Price, MD; Tom Berkery, DPT

Own the Bone Mini Symposium at OTA Annual Meeting: How to Establish and Run a Fragility Fracture Program 
(October 18, 2014 - Tampa, FL)
Speakers: James A. Goulet, MD; Peter Althausen, MD; Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN; Karen Cummings, PA-C; Joseph M. Lane, MD; Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD


Own the Bone Mini Symposium at OTA Annual Meeting: How to Establish and Run a Fragility Fracture Program
(October 4, 2013 - Phoenix, AZ)
Speakers: James A. Goulet, MD; Kyle J. Jeray, MD; Clifford B. Jones, MD; Joseph M. Lane, MD; Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD


Rocky Mountain Regional Educational Symposium: Hot Topics in Bone Health and Post Fracture Management 
(June 14, 2013 - Denver, CO)
Speakers: Laura Tosi, MD; Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN; Andrew Bunta, MD; Joseph Lane, MD; Kyle Jeray, MD; James Goulet, MD; Douglas Dirschl, MD; Freda Hannafon, MSN, FNP-C; Richard Dell, MD; Blair Filler, MD; Paul Battle, PA-C; Robert Haralson, MD; Stephen Kates, MD; Steven Garfin, MD; David Wong, MD


Own the Bone Mini Symposium at OTA Annual Meeting: How to Establish and Run a Fragility Fracture Program
(October 5, 2012 - Minneapolis, MN)
Speakers: James A. Goulet, MD; Clifford B. Jones, MD; Kyle J. Jeray, MD; Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD 

Own the Bone East Coast Regional Symposium: Hot Topics in Bone Health
(June 29, 2012 - National Harbor, MD)
Speakers: Laura Tosi, MD; Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN; Kyle J. Jeray, MD; Richard M. Dell, MD; Theresa Kehoe, MD; Chad T. Price, MD; Joseph M. Lane, MD; Stephen L. Kates, MD


Own the Bone Texas Regional Symposium: Own the Bone Pre-Meeting Course at OTA Annual Meeting
(October 12, 2011 - San Antoinio, TX)
Speakers: Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD; Kyle J. Jeray, MD; Clifford B. Jones, MD


Own the Bone New England Regional Symposium: The Own the Bone New England Regional Symposium Convenes Multi-disciplinary Group to Discuss Post-Fracture Care  
(June 25, 2011 - Boston, MA)
Speakers: Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD; Kyle J. Jeray, MD; Meryl LeBoff, MD; Eric D. Newman, MD; William B. Macaulay, MD


Own the Bone Midwest Regional Symposium:  Orthopaedic Surgeons and Osteoporosis? How to Engage in Post-Fracture Care
(November 12, 2010 - Chicago, IL)
Speakers: Clifford B. Jones, MD; Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN; William B. Macaulay, Jr., MD; Douglas R. Dirschl, MD; Linda Hightower, RN; John D. Kaufman, MD; Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD; Beatrice Edwards, MD; Andrew D. Bunta, MD


Recent Events and Society Presentations

Below is an overview of various presentations given at society meetings that have featured Own the Bone

2019
 

The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) 35th Annual Meeting: Fragility Fractures and Bone Health: Current State of the Art
(September 25-28, 2019 - Denver, CO)
Speakers: Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAOA, Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA, Joseph M. Lane, MD, FAOA

Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA) 83rd Annual Meeting: The American Orthopaedic Association’s Own the Bone® Program
(August 3, 2019)
Speaker: Fred C. Redfern, MD, FAOA

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) 39th Annual Congress: Bringing It Home with Bone Health 
(May 19, 2019 - Atlanta, GA)
Speaker: Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA

Lumbar Spine Research SocietyThe Evolving Landscape of Spine Surgery: Considerations on technology, aging patients, and outpatient surgery
(April 3, 2019 - Chicago, IL)
Panel Discussion: Spine Surgery for Elderly Patients
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA

AAOS Annual Meeting: Own Your Patient’s Bone Health: Know how to Treat Prior to Spine Surgery
(March 13, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV)
Speakers: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA, John R. Dimar, II, MD, Joseph M. Lane, MD, Ronald A. Lehman, MD

AAOS Annual Meeting: Owning Osteoporosis Care in Your Practice 
(March 15, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV)
Speakers: Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAOA, Kenneth A. Egol, MD, FAOA, Kyle J. Jeray, MD, FAOA, Laura L. Tosi, MD, FAOA


2018

The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) 34th Annual Meeting: Fragility Fractures and Bone Health: Current State of the Art
(October 20, 2018 - Orlando, FL)
Speakers: Michael Gardner, MD, FAOA, Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA, Gregory Della Rocca, MD, FAOA, Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAOA, Kenneth Egol, MD


Geriatric Orthopaedic Fracture Conference: Keynote: Building a Fracture Liaison Service 
(September 28, 2018 - St. Paul, MN)
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA

North American Spine Society 33rd Annual Meeting: Bone Health Optimization in the Spine Patient 
(September 27, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA)
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA


Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS) – 19th Annual Conference: Keynote: Updates in Bone Health 
(September 4, 2018 - Nashville, TN)
Speaker: Karen S. Cummings, PA-C


Wisconsin Bone Club: Bone Health Optimization in the Spine Patient 
(June 9, 2018 - Madison, WI)
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA


National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) 38th Annual Congress: Strategies for Success with Bone Health 
(May 21, 2018 - Albuquerque, NM)
Speakers: Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN, Kari Erikson, RN, Jenny Williams, RN, BSN


American Association of Neurological SurgeonsThe Osteoporosis Epidemic:  Implications for Spine Surgery
(April 28, 2018 - New Orleans, LA)
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA


Anchorage Orthopedic Society: Quality improvement, a call to arms

(April 20, 2018 - Anchorage, AK)
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA


Lumbar Spine Research SocietyOptimizing Outcomes After Lumbar Spine Surgery: Preoperative Optimization of Bone Health
(April 4, 2018 - Chicago, IL)
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA


AAOS Annual Meeting: After the First Fracture: Interventions to Prevent Subsequent Fractures

(March 8, 2018 - New Orleans LA)
Speakers: Doug Dirschl, MD, FAOA, Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN, Eeric Truumees, MD, FAOA


AAOS Annual Meeting: Secondary Fracture Prevention
(March 7, 2018 - New Orleans LA)
Speakers: Doug Dirschl, MD, FAOA, Sandy Emery, MD, FAOA, Kyle Jeray, MD, FAOA,  Joseph Lane, MD, FAOA, Debra Sietsema, PhD, Eeric Truumees, MD, FAOA


ISCD Annual MeetingFracture Liason Services
(February 28 - March 3, 2018 - Boston, MA)
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA

Events and Society Presentations Archive