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Orthopaedic Resident Research Symposia

Join OREF at a 2022 Resident Research Symposium!

These regional events provide residents with an invaluable opportunity to assemble, socialize and network with their peers while sharing their research projects. Past participants enthusiastically agree that the symposia are a great experience for all residents, whether you are competing or just listening.

The 2022 symposia are made possible through grant support provided by DePuy Synthes, Medacta USA, Smith+Nephew, and Zimmer Biomet.


National Symposium

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Click here to watch livestream beginning at 5:30 p.m. CST
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We are excited to announce that OREF will host its second National Resident Research Symposium on November 8. The top presenters from each of this year's five regional resident research symposia will compete for the national title. National winners will receive cash prizes, and the National Grand Prize winner will be introduced at an OREF event at the 2023 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting scheduled to be held March 7-11 in Las Vegas. The Grand Prize will include travel costs to the conference.

Moderator:
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
William A. Hark, MD, Susanne G. Swift Professor
Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

Keynote Speaker:
Valerae O. Lewis, MD
Professor, Orthopaedic Oncology, Division of Surgery
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Division of Surgery
Dr. John Murray Professor in Orthopaedic Oncology
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

National Winners
See the research that received top honors and who was named Grand Champion at the National Resident Research Symposium.

Northeast Region Resident Research Symposium

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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Columbia University
New York, NY

Host:

William N. Levine, MD
Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Columbia University

Guest Speaker:
Leesa M. Galatz, MD
Mount Sinai Professor and Chair
Shoulder and Elbow Sports and Reconstructive Surgery
Leni and Peter May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Health System

Northeast Winners
See the research that received top honors at the Northeast Resident Research Symposium.The first and second place winners will compete in the National Symposium.

Eastern Region Resident Research Symposium

Friday, September 16, 2022

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Atrium Health and Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Host:

L. Andrew Koman, MD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Guest Speaker:

Rasu B. Shrestha, MD, MBA
Atrium Enterprise Executive Vice President
Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer Atrium Health

Eastern Winners
See the research that received top honors at the Eastern Resident Research Symposium.The first and second place winners will compete in the National Symposium.

 


Southwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

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University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Host:

Thomas P. Vail, MD
James L. Young Professor and and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Keynote Speaker:
Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Southwest Winners
See the research that received top honors at the Southwest Resident Research Symposium.The first and second place winners will compete in the National Symposium.

 


Central West Region Resident Research Symposium

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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University of Colorado
Aurora, CO

Host:

Evalina Burger-Van der Walt, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Colorado

Keynote Speaker:
Francis Y. Lee, MD, PhD
Wayne O. Southwick Professor of Orthopaedics and
Rehabilitation with Tenure, Biomedical Engineering,
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Pathology
Yale University School of Medicine

Central West Winners
See the research that received top honors at the Central West Resident Research Symposium.The first and second place winners will compete in the National Symposium.

 


Midwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Monday, October 10, 2022

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Washington University at St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Host:

Regis J. O’Keefe, MD, PhD
Fred C. Reynolds Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

Guest Speakers:

Christopher J. Dy, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
Director of the Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, Washington University Orthopedics

Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Midwest Winners
See the research that received top honors at the Midwest Resident Research Symposium.The first and second place winners will compete in the National Symposium.

 


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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