ASES Foundation

Philadelphia 2022

LIFT UP – ASES Foundation’s 2022 National Shoulder and Elbow Week

The Week of September 19 – 23, 2022

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City: Philadelphia, PA

Date: Friday, 9/23/22

Hours: 6 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: The Barnes Foundation Museum

Address: 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130

Ticket Price: $195.00

Event Description:
Please join us for a special evening of art, food and cocktails at the Barnes Foundation as we hear from keynote speakers Dr. Evan Flatow and Karen Flatow. Located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, the Barnes Museum houses an impressive collection of the world’s most important paintings, including works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso. Enjoy a refined culinary experience in a light filled event space with an expansive terrace and private access to the art collection as we raise awareness and funds for shoulder and elbow research and education.

6:00 – 7:30: Welcome Introduction, private access to the art collection with docents
6:30 – 7:30: Vendor sponsor presentations, Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails
7:30 – 8:30: Academic/Guest Speakers and Dinner
Evan L. Flatow, MD, President, Mount Sinai West Hospital, “Innovations in Shoulder Surgery“
Karen Flatow, MFA, MBA, Founder, Hesse Flatow Gallery, “An Artist’s View of the Contemporary Art Scene.“
8:30 – 9:00: Dessert, Open Bar
9:00 – Closing remarks

Keynote Speakers:
Evan L. Flatow, MD
President, Mount Sinai West Hospital, Lasker Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Topic: Dr. Flatow is an internationally renowned expert in shoulder and elbow surgery. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the ASES Foundation. A nationally and internationally recognized leader in shoulder surgery, he has made many important clinical, educational, and research contributions to the care of shoulder disorders.

Guest Speaker(s):
Karen Flatow, MFA, MBA
Founder, Hesse Flatow Gallery
Topic: Karen Hesse Flatow received an MBA and MFA from Columbia University and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She founded the Hesse Flatow gallery in 2019, which is an artist-run gallery focusing on emerging and mid-career artists with diverse voices, presenting debut solo shows and focused presentations in the West Chelsea Arts Building adjacent to the High Line in New York City. As the wife of Dr. Flatow for over 35 years, she is uniquely poised to comment on the intersection of art and shoulder surgery.

Local Committee:
Local Lead: Leslie Barnes, MD
Surena Namdari, MD
Jack Kazanjian, DO
Gabe Horneff, MD

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ASES Foundation Mission Statement

The mission of the ASES Foundation is to develop and provide resources to advance shoulder and elbow care.

ASES Foundation Vision Statement

The vision of the ASES Foundation is Forging a legacy of resources for a world where patients have the best shoulder and elbow care.

Support Critical Research and Specialized Education
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