Description of the Program:

On-Line Board Review Course:

  • Weekly lectures: 3 hours block
  • 9 Hours of Education per Speciality (24 sessions, 3 hours each)
    • Sports
    • Medicine
    • Adult reconstructive surgery
    • Spine
    • Pediatric
    • Trauma
    • Upper Extremity & Hand
    • Pathology
    • Foot and Ankle

The In-Person Board Review Course.

  • Three days. Usually, the three days before the Annual IMS convention
  • Two Days of didactic review lectures (20 hours)
    • Review lectures on all aspects of orthopedic:
      • Sports Medicine
      • Adult reconstructive surgery
      • Spine
      • Pediatric
      • Trauma
      • Upper Extremity & Hand
      • Pathology
      • Foot and Ankle
  • Lectures are templated and updated by IMS.
    • Source of information is predominantly the AAOS review book
    • Evidence based, non controversial lectures
    • AAOS style formatted lectures
    • Lectures are consistent but updated year after year
  • Sample of well-selected Multiple Choice Questions will be discussed in each subspecialty
  • 1/2-Full day:
    • Introduction and remarks by board examiners how to prepare and take the exam
    • 8 Round tables, One for each sub-specialty
    • Mock Exam: each Board Candidate will take a mock exam in front of Jury with Constructive feedback from the jury
    • Final remarks

Who should attend?

  • Doctors who are taking their board exams. Worldwide and in particular from Middle East and Africa who are preparing to take their national board (Saudi, Kuwaiti, Nigerian, Jordanian, etc….) or Regional Board (Arab Board, etc...).
  • Any Physician who would like to refresh his or her knowledge in a very well structured and compact manner.
  • Best for Residents at all levels but especially during the last two years in training:
    • Last year of training: Helps the resident with a comprehensive review, mock exam and needed coaching.
    • Before the Last year of Training: Helps the resident to identify gaps in their knowledge giving them ample time to make up for it during the remaining time before their exam. 

Our Faculty:

Our faculties are very carefully selected from USA/Canada, Europe and Middle East based on various strict criteria:

  • Academic involvement
  • Scientific reputation
  • Prior experience in being examiner in one or more of Board Exams


The In-person Board Review Course component conveniently takes place the three days just before the IMS annual meeting in order to give the attendees and faculty the chance to attend other important activities:

  • The IMS annual congress 
  • Live surgery program 
  • State of the art cadaveric workshops. 

Discount packages have been prepared for convenience. For more info, please visit our website at

Finally, allow us to take part of your success.

The Chairpersons of the Board Review Course:

Abdulrazzaq Al Obeid, MD

Khaled AbdulKader, MD

Dalal Bubshait, MD