June 18, 2020
In orthopedic surgery residency, practice makes perfect. Trainees learn how to perform procedures through a combination of in-person training with faculty, practicing on cadavers and exploring anatomy in a simulated environment using sawbones or orthopedic models. Some elective procedures and clinics have been limited during the COVID-19 pandemic, as have simulation environments, and as a result, medical students, residents and fellows have less time in the operating room.
Andrew Schmidt, MD: Performance Improvement Presentation
Visiting Professor Mauricio Kfuri, MD, PhD: "Tibial Plateau Fractures: From the 1950's to the 2020's"
Mauricio Kfuri, MD, PhD: "Tibial Plateau Fractures: From the 1950's to the 2020's"
Pierre Roussouly, MD: International Visiting Professor
Grand Rounds lectures are currently being webcast online via Zoom.
February 17, 2020
Neck pain is the third most common chronic pain condition in the U.S. and the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and corroborated by a number of other scientific papers.
February 5, 2020
EXCELLING IN THE MEDICAL FIELD runs in the family of Associate Professor Alicia Harrison, MD. Her father, a general critical care surgeon, and her mother, an obstetrics registered nurse, exposed her to the world of medicine while growing up in Kansas. In fact, many in Harrison’s family, including her grandmother, an oncology nurse, pursued careers in patient care. Initially, Harrison considered following in her father’s footsteps as a general surgeon.
January 30, 2020
FOR LAUREN CASNOVSKY, MD, PGY-4, orthopedics has always been a passion. As a child she had metatarsus adductus, a common foot condition that causes the front half of the foot to turn inward, which wasn’t corrected with casting. This resulted in her first orthopedic surgery. “I knew since I was five that I wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon,” she recalls.