Orthopedic shoulder and elbow foundation (OSEF)
Who we are
The Orthopedic Shoulder and Elbow Foundation (OSEF) is a California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation with 501c(3) tax-exempt status. Our Federal Tax Identification Number (EIN) is 86-3325284. Our State Charity Registry Number is CT0275680.
What we do
In a joint effort with universities and research institutions, we offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunities to orthopedic surgeons, trainees, and allied healthcare practitioners. Programs include the Northern California Shoulder & Elbow Course (NCSEC) and the OC Shoulder Meeting.
NCSEC 2019 | Lectures
NCSEC 2019 | Cadaver Lab
NCSEC 2021 | Faculty Members
NCSEC 2021 | New Tech Demos
Why we exist and why it matters
Providing effective training that is free of commercial bias
Our programs abide by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)'s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. We aim to empower surgeons by providing a neutral platform for discussion, implant comparison, and impartial product reviews. Our programs are developed for orthopedic surgeons by orthopedic surgeons -- a scientific committee of 3-5 of the specialty's leading experts identifies relevant topics and learning objectives. A variety of pedagogical methods are implemented to ensure an effective learning experience. Compared to the industry's standard auditorium lectures, our CME programming includes roundtable discussions, debates, case studies, cadaver labs, and more.
How to reach us
OSEF Founder & President /
OC Shoulder Program Adminsitrator
Orthopedic Shoulder and Elbow Foundation
177 Riverside Avenue
PO Box 3472
Newport Beach, CA 92659
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