Dr. Bhandari served as keynote speaker and Director of the Hip Fracture Forum in Barcelona, May 14, 2015. With over 200 participants, the course was a major success. The course coordinator, Dr. Ernesto Guerra, has been a strong collaborator on the McMaster led, Health and Hip ATTACK randomized trials. This forum brought together a multidisciplinary panel of speakers in Anesthesia, Geriatric medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery to discuss gaps and opportunities for collaboration. Spain is a country with 47 Million people and an increasing burden of fractures. This forum is the first of many planned collaborations with Barcelona surgeons including a research textbook and research course.
Dr. Bhandari gave the named “Master Lecture” at the “XXVIII Congrès Societat Catalana de Cirurgia Ortopèdica i Traumatologia” May, 15th (2015) in Mon San Benet - Manresa (Barcelona, Spain) Catalan Orthopaedic Society (SCCOT) is a 700 members orthopaedic surgeons Society in a 7.5 million population in Catalunya (Northeast of Spain).
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