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2022 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 2022 Resident Research Symposia.

Thanks to DePuy Synthes, Medacta USA, Smith+Nephew, and Zimmer Biomet for their support of the 2022 Annual Symposia!


National Symposium

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Virtual
Live streamed on OREF TV

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

Top Presenters

2022 Richard Kyle, MD OREF National Resident Research Symposium Grand Champion
Kyle W. Morse, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
A Vertebral Stem Cell Mediating Spine Fusion

Top Scoring Residents
Michael Davies, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Defining Endogenous Mitochondrial Transfer in Muscle Following Rotator Cuff Injury

Steven Garcia, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Heterogeneous Human Fibroadipogenic Cells Subpopulations are Altered in Injury

Eoghan T. Hurley, MD
Duke University
Buccally Absorbed Cannabidiol Shows Promise in Treating Pain and Improving Satisfaction Immediately Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blinded, Randomized Trial

Andrew Luzzi, MD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Enhanced Tendon-to-Bone Attachment Healing Through Hedgehog Activation

Presenters’ Choice
Katya Eve Strage, MD
University of Colorado
Is a History of Pelvic Fracture an Indication for a Primary Elective Caesarean Section?

Midwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Monday, October 10, 2022

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


Top Presenters

1st Place Award
Kameron Shams, MD
University of Michigan
Serum Titanium Levels Remain Persistently Elevated but Urine Titanium is Undetectable in Children with Early-Onset Scoliosis (EOS) Undergoing Growth-Friendly Surgical Treatment: A Prospective Study

2nd Place Awards
Paul M. Inclan, MD,
Washington University in St. Louis
Risk for Total Knee Arthroplasty Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Stacia Marie Ruse, MD
University of Michigan
Pregnancy in Orthopedic Residents: Peripartum Barrier Identified

3rd Place Awards
Farhan Ahmad, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Elective Orthopaedic Procedures Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Complications and Delays from 146,430 American Seniors

Michael Fice, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Does Synovial Sarcoma Grade Predict Oncologic Outcomes, and Does a Low-Grade Variant Exist

Michael Murphy, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Artificial Intelligence More Accurately Measures Acetabular Component Orientation Than Hand Measurements

Presenters’ Choice
Daniel Portney, MD
University of Colorado
The Ballistic Articular Structure Injury Classification (BASIC) System: Clarifying Ballistic Articular Injuries

Central West Region Resident Research Symposium

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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

Top Presenters

1st Place Award
Katya Eve Strage, MD
University of Colorado
Is a History of Pelvic Fracture an Indication for a Primary Elective Caesarean Section?

2nd Place Awards
Zachary Clarke, MD
University of Colorado
The Importance of Patient Resilience on Outcomes Following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Kylie Shaw, MD
University of Colorado
Patient-Reported Outcomes of Pain and Related Quality of Life One-Year Following Osseointegration in Patients with Lower-Extremity Amputations

3rd Place Awards
Ryan Price, MD
University of New Mexico
Benefits of Dual Attending Surgeons During Three- and Four-Ligament Reconstruction Knee Surgery

Dylan Rakowski, MD
University of Colorado
Outcomes of Extra-Articular Distal Femur Fracture Fixation: A Network Meta-Analysis and Probability-Based Projected Costs Comparing Different Intramedullary Nailing and Plating Techniques

Tyler Scott, MD
University of Colorado
A Randomized Trial Comparing Barbed to Traditional Sutures in TKA Closure

Presenters’ Choice
Katya Eve Strage, MD
University of Colorado
Is a History of Pelvic Fracture an Indication for a Primary Elective Caesarean Section?

Southwest Region Resident Research Symposium

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

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

 


Top Presenters

1st Place Awards
Michael Davies, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Defining Endogenous Mitochondrial Transfer in Muscle Following Rotator Cuff Injury

Steven Garcia, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Heterogeneous Human Fibroadipogenic Cells Subpopulations are Altered in Injury

2nd Place Awards
Alicia Asturias, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Breaking the Glass: Gender Differences in Endowed Chair Positions and NIH Funding in Musculoskeletal Research

Brendon Mitchell, MD
University of California, San Diego
Can Laser-Assisted Indocyanine Green Angiography Be Used to Quantify Perfusion Changes by Anatomical Location During Staged Fixation of Pilon Fractures? A Pilot Study

3rd Place Awards
Jennifer M. O’Donnell, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Preoperative Opioid Utilization in Patients with Lumbar Degeneration

Sarah Stroud, MD
University of California, San Francisco
An Analysis of the Prognostic Factors for Adult Patients with High-Grade Extremity Sarcomas in the California Cancer Registry, 1988-2017

Joseph Wick, MD
University of California, Davis
Patient Characteristics, Injury Types, and Costs Associated with Secondary Over-Triage of Isolated Cervical Spine Fractures

Presenters’ Choice
Grant Schroeder, MD
Stanford Health Care
ACL Injuries Among Pac-12 Athletes: A 5-Year Epidemiologic Study

Eastern Region Resident Research Symposium

Friday, September 16, 2022

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


Top Presenters

1st Place Award
Eoghan T. Hurley, MD
Duke University
Buccally Absorbed Cannabidiol Shows Promise in Treating Pain and Improving Satisfaction Immediately Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blinded, Randomized Trial

2nd Place Awards
Samuel Cohen-Tanugi, MD
Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
The Prevalence of Depression and PTSD in Adults with Surgically Managed Traumatic Upper-Extremity Amputations

Zaamin B. Hussain, MD
Emory University
Artificial Intelligence Automated Analysis of Scapula Dynamics Using Dynamic Digital Radiography: Initial Reliability Study

3rd Place Awards
Matthew Akelman, MD
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Costs and Predictors of 90-Day Readmissions After Shoulder Arthroplasty with a Hospitalist Comanagement Model

Richard Danilkowicz, MD
Duke University
Association of Synovial Fluid and Plasma Tryptophan-Kynurenine Pathway Metabolites with Osteoarthritis Pain and Severity

Julia Mastracci, MD
Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
Tibial Nonunion Exchange Nailing Fails More Than One Third of the Time

Elaine Shing, MD, PhD
Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
Health Literacy Awareness Amongst Orthopedic Surgery Residents

Presenters’ Choice
Zaamin B. Hussain, MD
Emory University
Artificial Intelligence Automated Analysis of Scapula Dynamics Using Dynamic Digital Radiography: Initial Reliability Study

Northeast Region Resident Research Symposium

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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

Top Presenters

1st Place Award
Kyle W. Morse, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
A Vertebral Stem Cell Mediating Spine Fusion

2nd Place Awards
Andrew Luzzi, MD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Enhanced Tendon-to-Bone Attachment Healing Through Hedgehog Activation

Hemant Reddy, MD
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Factors Predicting Failed Same Day Discharge for Ambulatory Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

3rd Place Awards
Troy Amen, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Evaluating the Impact of Case-Based Unconscious Bias and Racial Equity Training on Orthopaedic Surgery Trainees

William K. Crockatt, MD
New York Presbyterian/Columbia University
Comparing Skill Acquisition and Validity of Immersive Virtual Reality to Cadaver Laboratory Sessions in Training for Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Steven Henick, MD
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Non-Operative Management of First-Time Patellar Dislocation in the Pediatric Population: Risk of Recurrence and Functional Outcomes

Kevin Wang, MD
Mount Sinai
Risk Factors and Rate of Conversion to Total Hip Arthroplasty Within 2 years After Hip Arthroscopy Utilizing a Large National Cohort of Commercially Insured Patients

Presenters' Choice Award Recipient
Josephine Coury, MD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
UIV Within 3 Levels of the Thoracic Apex is the Most Significant Risk Factor for Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Lenke Type 5 and 6 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients


California Orthopaedic Association

OREF Resident Award Winner
Christopher Hart, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Novel Antibody Disrupts Biofilm in Spinal Implant Infection Model


Minnesota Orthopaedic Society

OREF Resident Award Winners
Harold I. Salmons, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Implementation of Machine Learning to Predict Cost of Care Associated with Ambulatory Single Level Lumbar Decompression 

Samuel Davidson, MD
University of Minnesota
Discrepancy between DXA and CT Based Assessment of Spine Bone Mineral Density