Maine Orthopaedic Review (MOR)

June 17–29, 2018
Location: Colby College, Waterville, Maine
Costs: The lodging fee includes all meals (dinner June 17 through lunch June 29), a Down East lobster bake and use of campus amenities, for 12 nights.

The rate for a single room is $990 and $890 for a double room (shared with another attendee of the course).  

We offer a weekly rate of $500 (up to 6 nights).

For less than 10 nights, the fee is $99/night. 

A $100 deposit is required to reserve a room.  Reservations will not be confirmed until a full payment is received - payment must be received in advance of the program.  Space is limited and participants are encouraged to register early to guarantee a space.

A $100 fee will be retained for reservations that are canceled after May 18, 2018.

Participants will be billed a fee of $50 for lost room keys.

Who Should Attend: Board candidates and practicing orthopaedists

Downloadable housing application form

The Maine Orthopaedic Review Course has provided continuing orthopaedic education for more than 50 years. The course presents a unique opportunity for study and review for residents, board candidates, and practicing orthopaedists looking toward recertification. The course is a comprehensive review of subspecialty sections in trauma, pediatrics, adult reconstructive, hand, pathology, spine, foot/ankle, and orthopaedic basic sciences. Mock oral exams are scheduled for Part II candidates. Lectures and case reviews are given by world class national faculty.  There is an extensive online question bank.  The rural campus of Colby College offers an ideal atmosphere for study and recreation. Attendees can stay for the first 5 1/2 full days of lectures and online review with an option to stay an additional week for independent study.

Objectives The Maine Orthopaedic Review Course is designed to meet the needs of the board candidate or practicing orthopaedist for a thorough review of clinical orthopaedic surgery and basic science subjects.

The registrants will:

  • increase their fund of knowledge through daily lectures covering the breadth of orthopaedic surgery
  • improve their ability to apply this knowledge in an examination setting through the use of the online question bank and detailed explanations

Check-in for the course and housing assignments will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 17 in the Cotter Union building. Lectures are held daily from Monday, June 18 to Saturday, June 23.  The morning lecture sessions run from 7:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. with the afternoon sessions from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Light snacks will be available each morning and afternoon.  ALL LECTURES WILL BE COMPLETE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 23 BY 1PM.  The COMPUTER LAB and computer based instruction will be available from Sunday, June 17 at 6:00 p.m. through Friday, June 29 until 5:00 p.m.  Daily lab hour are 8 a.m. to midnight.  Mock oral case reviews will be held from June 18 to June 22.

All classes will be held in Ostrove Auditorium in the Diamond Building 1st floor. Mock orals will be held in the Diamond Building 3rd floor. Casual clothing is appropriate for all occasions. Colby's famous Down East lobster and clam bake will be held on Friday of the first week.

Contact Information

Questions about the Course?
Maine Orthopaedic Review, LLC
126 Western Avenue, #1021
Augusta, ME  04330

Questions about Colby or Living on Campus?
Colby College Special Programs
4730 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901

Room and Board

Accommodations for registrants and their families are available in the campus residence halls in private rooms. Because they are college residence halls, private rooms do not include private baths. There are double and single rooms. Wireless internet is available throughout the campus.  Maid service, pillows, linen, blankets and towels are provided. Rooms are assigned on the basis of the date we receive a housing application and deposit; therefore, early registration is suggested.  If you have a disability, please advise us on your registration.


Bruce Gomberg, M.D. M.A.
Director, Maine Orthopaedic Review

Daniel Altman, M.D.

Director of Orthopaedic Spine Trauma, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Steven Arnoczky, D.V.M.
Wade O. Brinker Endowed Professor of Surgery; Director, Laboratory for Comparative Orthopaedic Research, College of Veterinary Medicine; Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

John Blanco, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Roderick Bruno, M.D.
Hand Center Director, Access Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics, Exeter, NH, Department of Orthopaedics, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Matthew Camuso, M.D.
Orthopaedic Traumatologist, Maine Medical Partners, Portland, ME

Charles Cassidy, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University, Boston, MA

Gene Cornwall, M.Ed.
Coordinator of Computer Applications, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Carmen Crofoot, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME

Mark Dinsmore, M.A.
Enterprise Architect, College of Education, University of Florida, Gainseville. FL

Emily Dodwell, M.D. MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Greg Domson, M.D.
Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Richmond, VA

John France, M.D.
Professor, Director of Spine Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Young-Jo Kim, M.D. Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Ira Kirschenbaum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, New York, NY

Ted Manson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Director of Adult Reconstruction, University of Maryland Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baltimore, MD

Kenneth Morse, M.D.
Department of Sports Medicine, Down East Orthopaedic Associates, Bangor, ME

Sumon Nandi, M.D.
Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine and Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA

David Pedowitz, M.D. M.S.
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
Foot & Ankle Division, The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Jeffery Peterson, M.D.
Professor of Radiology, Mayo Medical School,Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Kevin Plancher, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY

Kees Poelstra, M.D. Ph.D.
Chief, Spine Institute of the Emerald Coast, Destin, FL

Gregory Pomeroy, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, Director New England Foot & Ankle Specialists, Portland, ME

Cathleen Raggio, M.D.
Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Adam Rana, M.D.
Anthroplasty Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

Christopher Sementelli, M.Ed.
ATC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MaineGeneral Medical Center, Augusta, ME

Dempsey Springfield, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Boston, MA

Andrew Stein, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Stephen Thompson, M.D., M.Ed, FRCSC
Cooperating Associate Professor of Sports Medicine, The University of Maine
Medical Director, Eastern Maine Medical Center Sports Health, Bangor, ME

Cameron Trubey, M.D.
Sports Medicine, Down East Orthopaedics, Bangor, ME

Timothy Wright, Ph.D.
Director, Laboratory for Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Hospital for Special Surgery; Professor of Applied Biomechanics in Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Brad Yoo, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Traumatologist, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR



As an institution accredited for CME, The Maine Medical Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Certificates of attendance are awarded at the end of the course.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the partnership of Maine Medical Education Trust and Colby College. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association's Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) to physicians.

Sunday, June 17

3:00 p.m.

MOR Registration
Cotter Student Union


Monday, June 18

7:15 a.m.

Dr. Gomberg: Welcome
Diamond Bldg. Ostrove Auditorium
Bixler Building


7:30 a.m.

Gene Cornwall: Orientation to Computer Lab & Programs