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10:30 am Eastern Time (US)
Virtual Online Live Event

First Ray and Beyond: Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment

Summary: Faculty will discuss the current hot topic of first ray pathology. They will provide personal and professional insights to allow audience members to approach their patients with a methodical and logical approach.


Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives: This course will explore the pros and cons of traditional, current and evolving medical and surgical treatments for first ray pathology.

Registration Fee

$99 Until March 14

$129 After March 14

$149 Day of event


This event will be recorded, and the recording will be available to all registrants

Refunds will be available only in the event is cancelled.  Otherwise, no refunds are available.

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Intended Audience


Attendance Verification

This is a virtual event

Virtual - Your connection to the platform will be tracked and there will be morning and afternoon virtual sign-ins


All times listed are Eastern.  Please make appropriate adjustments if you are in another time zone.

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11:00 – 11:30 am |Adrienne Estes, DPM Impact of Diabetic First Ray Amputations

11:30 am – 12:00 pm |Elizabeth Sanders, DPM First Metatarsal Diabetic Ulcers: Novel Techniques for Salvage

12:00 – 12:15 pm |Morning Break & Attendance Verification

12:15 – 12:45 pm |Elizabeth Hewitt, DPM MIS Bunion Surgery: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

12:45 – 1:15 pm| Alec Dierksheide, DPM Masquelet Technique for First Ray Salvage

1:15 – 1:45 pm |Michael Downey, DPM Hallux Varus: Surgical Reconstruction vs. Fusion

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm| Lunch Break

2:15 – 2:45 pm |Mark Solomon DPM Pediatric Hallux Abduco Valgus Management

2:45 – 3:15 pm | Mitzi Williams, DPM Congenital Deformities of the First Ray

3:15 – 3:45 pm |Josh Moore, DPM Pearls for First Ray Trauma

3:45 – 4:00 pm |Afternoon Break & Attendance Verification

4:00 – 4:30 pm |Brandon Kitchens, DPM Those Pesky Sesamoids

4:30 – 5:00 pm |Jason Snyder, DPM Old School Bunion Procedures: Are They Still Relevant?

5:00 – 5:30 pm |Mark Mendeszoon, DPM Impact of Flat Feet on Bunion Deformities


Program is subject to Change

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

CME Online is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a Provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. CME Online has approved this activity for a maximum of  6  continuing education contact hours.