R. Beverly Raney Visiting Professor



JUNE 2 - 3, 2017


Conference Topics Overview

Friday June 2, 2016 [ 1:00 - 5:00pm]

  • Chief Resident Research Presentations
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement: Diagnosis, Management, Outcomes - Christopher M. Larson, M.D.

Saturday June 3, 2016 [ 8:00 am - 12:00pm]

  • Resident Case Presentations
  • Meniscal Root Tears:  Identification, Natural History and Treatment -  Ganesh Kamath, MD

  • The Role of Extra-articular Lateral Augmentation in ACL reconstruction and the Anterolateral Ligament, My European Perspective. - Alex Creighton, MD

  • 3-D Printing and Tissue Engineering of Knee Tissues: The UNC/NCSU Experience - Jeffrey Spang, MD

  • 46th Annual R. Beverly Raney Lecture: Hip and Groin Disorders in Athletes: Prevention, Treatment, or Benign Neglect, Christopher M. Larson M.D.

Course Description

The 45th Annual R. Beverly Raney Lecture and Orthopaedic Conference is an educational event targeted at orthopaedic surgeons. This event gives learners the opportunity to learn about latest research innovations, advances in surgical techniques, and changes in the orthopaedic practice environment. The highlight of the event is the R. Beverly Raney Lecture, which will be delivered by Dr. Christopher M. Larson, nationally and internationally renowned fellowship-trained orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon who specializes in cutting edge techniques for ACL reconstruction, meniscal repair, hip arthroscopy, FAI surgery and hip labral repair, proximal hamstring repair, hip abductor tendon repair and exertional compartment syndrome in athletes.

Conference Agenda  

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Conference Brochure

Target Audience

This event is intended for orthopaedic surgeons, advanced practice providers and other healthcare professionals with an interest in orthopaedic surgery.

Learning Objectives

The information presented at this educational activity should improve participants’ ability to:

  • Identify and treat femoroacetabular impingements

  • Identify and treat hip and groin disorders in athletes

  • Identify and treat meniscal root tears

  • Review current research findings related to 3-D printing and tissue engineering of knee tissues


Credit Designation

The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists.  Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements.  (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions.  UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)


The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Event Coordinator

Cheryl Cooper

Email: cheryl_cooper@med.unc.edu

Phone: 919-843-9972

Event Registration and Fees

All attendees must register online. Registration will close on May 26, 2017.

Online Registration Link: http://tinyurl.com/l2lna4u

CME Conference Registration Fees

MD (No CME Credit)


MD (CME Credit) - 2 Days


MD (CME credit) - 1 Day


Other Healthcare Professionals


UNC - Chapel Hill Residents



Social Activities   *

Cocktail Reception                                     

(included) - indicate attendance on registration

Resident Graduation Dinner                           (UNC Alumni, Faculty Only) 

$75 per guest

 Social Events and Meals

Conference Meals: Breakfast will be provided the morning of Saturday June 3, 2016, and light refreshments will be served during conference breaks.

Cocktail Reception

ParlourFriday, June 2, 2017:  6:00pm – 8:00 pm

The Parlor at Mann’s Chapel

175 Poythress Road

Chapel Hill, NC

Situated in rural Chatham County, just a 15 minute drive from the main campus, the reception venue is set in a beautifully restored Mann’s Chapel. The event will be held in the chapel and outside on the grounds, and will give participants the chance to network and socialize in a relaxed atmosphere. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served.


Resident Graduation and Alumni Dinner

Morehead**Open to UNC Residents, Faculty and Alumni only**

Saturday June 3, 2016 5:00pm – 9:30pm


Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

250 East Franklin Street

Chapel Hill, NC 27514



5:00pm – 6:00 pm – Private Planetarium Movie – “Carolina Skies”

A special showing of “Carolina Skies” will be played for guests and attendees. This 45 minute show will display the solar system as it appears over North Carolina on the night of the event.

6:30pm – 9:30pm - Dinner Reception (Black Tie Optional)

Dinner will be served in the main building in the Rotunda Room


Event Locations and Parking

Main Event:

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill,

Bioinformatics Building, Room 1121

130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Campus Map - Building 22

Main Event Parking:

Dogwood Deck (UNC Hospitals Patient Parking)

590 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill 27599

Campus Map - Building 11

Cocktail Reception:

The Parlor at Mann's Chapel

175 Poythress Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Link to Map

Resident Graduation Dinner:


Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

250 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Directions and Map

Recommended Hotels

Carolina Inn: http://www.carolinainn.com/

Franklin Hotel: http://www.franklinhotelnc.com/