Grand Rounds: PGY-4 Presentation - Opiates and Orthopedics: Strategies to Standardize Prescribing Practices and Change Physician Behavior
Scott Allen, MD, PGY-4: Opiates and Orthopedics: Strategies to Standardize Prescribing Practices and Change Physician Behavior
Robert Wojahn, MD: The Lateral Compression Pelvic Ring Injury
International Education Scholarship Provides Residents a Unique Surgical Experience and Supports Legacy of Care
December 30, 2019
WHEN THINKING OF ORTHOPEDIC RESIDENCY, you might imagine long hours in the operating room, limited time off, and endless studying; but not necessarily providing orthopedic care outside the U.S. But this isn’t the case for the University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program.
December 2, 2019
THE TWIN CITIES HAS LONG LED ORTHOPEDIC TRENDS in the Midwest. Recently, HealthPartners’ TRIA Orthopedic Center-Woodbury, in conjunction with U of M faculty, spearheaded a Women’s Sports Medicine Program (WSM), the first of its kind in the Twin Cities. The idea behind the program is to offer a collaborative approach to care for female athletes using a multidisciplinary team of orthopedic and sports medicine professionals.
December 2, 2019
Erica Gauger, MD, was first drawn to medicine while studying anatomy as a part of her undergraduate psychology degree at Illinois Wesleyan University.
“I realized it was more exciting than what I was majoring in,” she recalls.
November 19, 2019
WHEN IT COMES TO SURGERY, Jeffrey Macalena, MD, enjoys when there is a discrete problem that can be identified and fixed. “There’s a problem, a procedure, and then hopefully the patient goes back to doing what they want to do,” he says. “I think it’s really exciting and why I chose to be an orthopedic surgeon.”
Julie Switzer, MD: Working Together to Achieve Best Orthopedic Care in Older Fracture Patients
October 29, 2019
For Kristofer Kimber, MD, it took some time providing care to injured skiers on the mountains of Colorado and California to realize that a career in the medical field might be a good fit for him. Nevertheless, he admits his path was a little nontraditional.