Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences

Department of Orthopedic Surgery conducted its annual International Orthopedic “AO Trauma Course – Basic Principles of Fracture Management under the auspices of AO Foundation, Switzerland.
AO trauma courses have been regularly held for the last 20 years in Pakistan and SMDC is privileged to host these courses since 2011. In Pakistan, this course is exclusively conducted at SMDC with International and National faculty. This year the International faculty members were Piet Reynders from Brussels Belgium, Akram Al- Shoubaki Amman- Jordan, and Temiloluwa Olufemi from Lagos, Nigeria.
This course was fully booked and course participants were senior orthopedic trainees and junior consultants. This interactive course involved lectures, AO Skills lab, 4 small group discussions, and 8 hands-on workshops about the latest operative techniques of traumatology on artificial bones, sponsored by AO Foundation Davos, Switzerland.