May 17, 2022

Virtual Course

Orthopaedic Resident Review: Principles Course 

The ORR Principles is a comprehensive course and provides residents (PGY 1,2,3,4) with access to critical knowledge that is required for orthopaedic practice. The course structure is based on our highly successful case-based CORR Senior Resident review courses (lectures & breakout sessions) and also includes a hands-on training experience, 

As part of our introductory year, we will be offering this course to a small resident cohort and residents can enjoy complimentary registration. This includes access to: 


  • Pre-recorded lectures
  • Live interactive breakout sessions
  • In person hands- on training session with expert faculty

Course Features

Case-Based Breakout Sessions

The course features live virtual interactive case-based learning 

  • Tuesday May 17, 2022 from 6:30PM-9:30PM EST


Hands-On Training Experience:
In addition, residents will be invited to join an interactive hands-on training experience at their home institution:

  • London, ON (location TBD): Thursday May 19, 7PM-9PM
  • Hamilton, ON (location TBD): Tuesday May 24, 7PM-9PM
  • Toronto, ON (location TBD): Thursday May 26, 7 PM-9PM
  • Ottawa, ON (location TBD): Monday May 30, 7PM-9PM


Pre-Recorded Lectures:

  • Available 1 week before the course


What's Covered?
Lectures (Top 10 Things You Need to Know Format)

Shoulder Sports
Foot and Ankle Sports
Hip Sports
Knee Sports
Hip Non Arthroplasty
Hip Arthroplasty
Knee Non Arthroplasty
Knee Arthroplasty 

Live Breakout Sessions

Sports (Shoulder, Foot and Ankle, Hip, Knee)
Arthroplasty (Hip Arthroplasty, Hip Non Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Non Arthroplasty)

Hands-On Training Session

Meniscal Repair, ACL Reconstruction
Total Knee Arthroplasty 

Course Directors

  • Most regard Dr. Bhandari as the foremost authority in the translation of Orthopaedic research to clinical practice (evidence-based orthopaedics).

    A University of Toronto graduate in Medicine, Dr. Bhandari completed both his Orthopaedic and Master’s of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics training at McMaster University. To broaden his clinical trauma exposure, he trained with world experts in Los Angeles, California and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Bhandari’s clinical interests include the management of patients with complex lower extremity fractures and fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum.


    He has received international recognition for his research efforts including a nationally recognized Canada Research Chair in MusculoskeletalTrauma — the only chair of its kind in Canada. Dr. Bhandari has also received the Edouard J. Samson Award for a Canadian Orthopaedic surgeon with the greatest impact on research in the last 5 years, the Founder’s Medal for Research, and Randomized trial Mentoring Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Recent awards include the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Medal in Research, Kappa Delta/OREF Clinical Research Award, Top Achievements in Health Research Award (CMAJ/CIHR), the Canadian Orthopaedic Association Award of Merit and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Mentor of the Year Award (Ontario).


    Over the past 5 years, Dr. Bhandari has published hundreds of peer-reviewed papers across top medical and Orthopaedic journals including New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, BMJ, CMAJ, and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American. He was recently listed among the top 10 cited orthopaedic surgeons over the past 20 years.  He currently holds funding from the National Institutes of Health and Canadian Institutes of Health, and US Departments of Defence for large multicenter trials of tibial fracture management. To this end, he has received over 25 million dollars in research funding in recent years.

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    Mohit Bhandari

    MD, PhD, FRCSC
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Chair, Department of Surgery
    McMaster University
    Hamilton, Ontario

  • Dr. Emil H. Schemitsch is a Professor of Surgery, and the Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Western Ontario. A University of Toronto graduate in Medicine, Dr. Schemitsch completed his orthopaedic training at the University of Toronto. To broaden his clinical exposure, he trained with world experts at the University of Washington (Harborview Medical Center) and Harvard University.

    Dr. Schemitsch's clinical interests include the management of patients with complex lower extremity fractures, hip and knee reconstruction, and computer assisted surgery. Dr. Schemitsch’s research has focused upon the care of patients with musculoskeletal injuries. His basic research interests include the systemic response to trauma, gene therapy, biomechanics, bone substitutes, and the stimulation of fracture healing. His clinical research interests include computer assisted surgery, clinical trials and outcome studies. He has received international recognition for his research efforts.

    Many surgeons regard Dr. Schemitsch as one of the foremost authorities in Fracture Repair in the world. Dr. Schemitsch’s program of research in musculoskeletal trauma has led to hundreds of publications in top journals and hundreds of guest lectureships around the world.

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    Emil Schemitsch

    Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Chair, Department of Surgery
    Western University
    London, Ontario


Please click the "Register and Pay Now" button below to register online and pay the course registration fee. Registration is available until the commencement of the course.
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    ORR Principles*

* Please note that all Registration Fees are subject to HST and a 4% processing fee.

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