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2021 Resident Research Symposia Winners


Top Presenters

See the research that received top honors at this year's and past Resident Research Symposia by choosing a year from the list below.


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OREF  Resident Research Symposia

OREF is giving residents the opportunity to present research papers to a panel of their peers at the 2021 Resident Research Symposia.

Thanks to DePuy Synthes, Medacta USA and Zimmer Biomet whose grant support are making the 2021 Annual Symposia possible!


National Resident Research Symposium

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Moderator:

Joshua J. Jacobs
Rush University Medical Center

Keynote Speakers:

Kurt Spindler, MD
Professor Surgery CCLCM Case Western
Director Research and Outcomes Cleveland Clinic Florida
Director Outcomes Management Evaluation
Co-Director Musculoskeletal Research Center
Cleveland Clinic

Stefano A. Bini, MD
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Top Presenters:

National Champion
Katherine Gerull, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Barriers for Medical Students from Non-Stereotypical Identities Considering Orthopedic Surgery Careers: A Qualitative Investigation

$500 Award Winners
Mark T. Langhans, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Genetic Risk Factors of Adhesive Capsulitis are Comparable to Traditional Risk Factors

Lasun Oladeji, MD
University of Missouri-Columbia
Validating the Safety of a Hyperosmolar Saline Irrigation Fluid in Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Vincentius J. Suhardi, MD, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Leptin Receptor Expressing Skeletal Stem Cells Accumulate and Divert to a Fibrogenic Phenotype in Peri-implant Membrane of Patients with Aseptic Loosening

Rishi Trikha, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Active Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Mouse Model is not an Independent Risk Factor for Periprosthetic Joint Infection

$500 Presenters' Choice Award Winner
Alan Shamrock, MD,
University of Iowa
ACL Graft Preparation with Vancomycin Has No Effect on Patient-Reported Outcomes, Graft Rupture Rates, and Chondrocyte Viability Following Primary ACL Reconstruction


Southeast Region Resident Research Symposium

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Host:

Benjamin A. Alman, MD
James Urbaniak Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
Duke University Medical Center

Guest Speaker:

Kurt R. Weiss, MD
Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology
Vice Chair of Translational Research
Director, Musculoskeletal Oncology Laboratory
Chair, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Research Committee

Top Presenters:

First Place $1,000 Award Winner
T. David Luo, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Oral Ascorbic Acid Does Not Reverse Radiation-Induced Bone Loss in a Rat Model of Extremity Soft-Tissue Sarcoma Radiotherapy

Second Place $750 Award Winners
Luis Felipe Colón, MD
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Assessing the Risk of Nonunion Associated with the Use of Local Antibiotic Powder in Operatively Treated Tibial Plateau and Pilon Fractures

Alexander J. Volkmar, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Prevalence of Individual Differences in Tibial Torsion: A CT-Based Study

Third Place $500 Award Winners
Scott Barnett, MD

Louisiana State University – New Orleans
Comparison of Short-leg and Long-leg Casts for the Treatment of Distal Third Tibial Shaft Fractures in Children

Michael Colello, MD
Prisma Health-Upstate
Predicting Pathologic Bone Lesions Using Scout Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging

Daniel E. Goltz, MD
Duke University
A Validated Pre-Operative Risk Prediction Tool for Discharge to Skilled Nursing or Rehabilitation Facility Following Anatomic or Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Presenter's Choice Award Winners, tie $300 each
Corinne Cloud, MD
Louisiana State University – New Orleans
Advantages of an Orthopedic Trauma Room for Diaphyseal Femur Fractures

Patrik Suwak, MD
Louisiana State University – New Orleans
Assessing Vertebral Body Rotation in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery



Northeast Region Resident Research Symposium

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH

Host:

David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA, FAAOS
Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
Regional Vice President Orthopaedics
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Guest Speaker:
Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr., MD

Professor and Vice Chair for Education Research Affairs
Department of Orthopaedics
Chair, Faculty Council
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Top Presenters:

First Place $1,000 Award Winner
Vincentius Jeremy Suhardi, MD, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Leptin Receptor Expressing Skeletal Stem Cells Accumulate and Divert to a Fibrogenic Phenotype in Peri-Implant Membrane of Patients with Aseptic Loosening

Second Place $750 Award Winners
Mark T. Langhans, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Genetic Risk Factors of Adhesive Capsulitis are Comparable to Traditional Risk Factors

Samir Sabharwal, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Age is Associated with Hypercoagulability in Musculoskeletal Oncology Patients: Analysis of Thromboelastography-Derived Coagulation Profiles

Third Place $500 Award Winners
James Jackson Gregory, MD

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Surgical Invasiveness Index: A Novel Approach to Risk-Adjustment in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Brian De Palma, MD
University of Maryland
Assessment of Staphylococcal Clinical Isolates from Periprosthetic Joint Infection for Potential Bacteriophage Therapy

David Kugelman, MD
NYU Langone Health
Comparing Articulating Spacers for Periprosthetic Joint Infection After Primary THA: All-Cement vs Real Component Articulating Spacers

Presenter's Choice $600 Award Winner
Samir Sabharwal, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Age is Associated with Hypercoagulability in Musculoskeletal Oncology Patients: Analysis of Thromboelastography-Derived Coagulation Profiles


Southwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

University of California, San Diego and The Naval Medical Center, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Hosts:

Susan Bukata, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Dana Covey, MD
Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Lucas S. McDonald, MD, MPH, LCDR MC USN
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Naval Medical Center San Diego

Guest Speaker:

Prism Schneider, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Calgary

Top Presenters:

First Place $1,000 Award Winner
Rishi Trikha, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Active Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Mouse Model is Not an Independent Risk Factor for Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Second Place $750 Award Winners
Abhinav Sharma, MD
University of California, Irvine
A Simple Hip Spine Classification for Total Hip Replacement—Validation and Large Multi-Center Series

Ryan O’Leary, MD
University of California, San Diego
Surgical Planning Using Standard Preoperative Radiographs is Predictive of Successful Pedicle Screw Placement

Third Place $500 Award Winners
Ryan Halvorson, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Inter-Observer and Intra-Observer Reliability of Classification Systems for Radiographic Complications After Radial Head Arthroplasty

Todd Heig, MD
Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Pediatric Knee Arthrocentesis: Does Reactive Synovitis Exist in the Knee?

Brendon Mitchell, MD
University of California, San Diego
Classifying Ischial Tuberosity Avulsion Fractures by Ossification Stage and Tendon Attachment

Kevin Taniguchi, MD
Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Predicting Fragility Fracture Using Opportunistic Computed Tomography Scans

Presenter's Choice Award Winners, tie $300 each
Ryan O’Leary, MD
University of California, San Diego
Surgical Planning Using Standard Preoperative Radiographs is Predictive of Successful Pedicle Screw Placement

Kathryn D. Dwight, MD
University of California, San Diego
A Simple and Versatile Test for Elbow Posterolateral Rotatory Instability


Midwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Friday, April 23, 2021

University of Iowa;
Iowa City, IA

Host:

J. Lawrence Marsh, MD
Chair, Professor
Carroll B. Larson Chair of Orthopedics
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
University of Iowa

Guest Speaker:

Michael S. Bednar, MD
Chief, Division of Hand Surgery and Professor
Residency/Fellowship Program Director, Hand Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Loyola University Medical Center

Top Presenters:

$1,000 Award Winner
Danielle Sunae Chun, MD
Northwestern University
Potential for Local Delivery of Resveratrol via a Multifunctional Nanofiber Scaffold to Mitigate the Anti-Osteogenic Effects of Cigarette Toxins via the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Pathway

$750 Award Winners
Katherine Gerull, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Barriers for Medical Students from Non-Stereotypical Identities Considering Orthopedic Surgery Careers: A Qualitative Investigation

Alan Shamrock, MD
University of Iowa
ACL Graft Preparation with Vancomycin Has No Effect on Patient Reported Outcomes, Graft Rupture Rates, and Chondrocyte Viability Following Primary ACL Reconstruction

$400 Award Winners
Kyle J. Miller, MD

University of Wisconsin
Microwave Ablation Epiphysiodesis: A Cadaveric Porcine Study

E. Bailey Terhune, MD
University of Iowa
Dose of Preoperative Opioid Prescriptions Affects Outcomes After Total Knee Arthroplasty

James Cardinal, MD
University of Iowa
The Effect of Surgical Staff Intra-Operative Turnover on Operative Times and Complication Rates for Elective Primary Arthroplasty

Lasun Oladeji, MD
University of Missouri-Columbia
Validating the Safety of a Hyperosmolar Saline Irrigation Fluid in Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

$600 Presenter's Choice Award Winner
Alan Shamrock, MD
University of Iowa
ACL Graft Preparation with Vancomycin Has No Effect on Patient Reported Outcomes, Graft Rupture Rates, and Chondrocyte Viability Following Primary ACL Reconstruction


California Orthopaedic Association (Annual Meeting)

Heather Roberts, MD
University of California, San Francisco
An Interdisciplinary, Protocol-Based Strategy Employing Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hermiarthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures Decreases Mortality, Length of Stay and Complications

Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Resident Research Symposium

Top Presenters:

Melissa Albersheim, MD
University of Minnesota
Generalized Joint Hypermobility in association with Musculoskeletal Symptoms: A Systematic Review


Alexander Vasconcellos, MD
University of Minnesota
MChronic Pain Patients Do Not Require Different Prescribing Protocol When Compared to Non-Chronic Pain Patients for WALANT