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2023 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 2023 Resident Research Symposia.

Thanks to Medacta USA, Smith+Nephew, DePuy Synthes, and Zimmer Biomet for their support of the 2023 Annual Symposia!

Midwest |Southeast

Southeast Region

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Host and Guest Speaker: Scott D. Boden, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Southeast Resident Research Symposium Award Winners

First Place
Nainisha Chintalapudi, MD
Atrium Health/Carolinas Medical Center
Fracture Related Infections after Low-velocity Ballistic Tibia Fractures: What do Cultures Show?

Second Place
Edwin Chaharbakhshi, MD
West Virginia University
Does Cement Mixing Technique Affect Surgical Exposures to Contaminants and Operating Room Exposures to Volatile Organic Compounds?

Rahul Goel, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Non-invasive Active Acoustics as Biomarkers of Early Periprosthetic Joint Effusions, A Cadaveric Study

Third Place
Janice Bonsu, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
90-Day Post-Operative Complications Among Revision TKA Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19 Postoperatively

Eoghan T. Hurley, MD
Duke University
Anterior Shoulder Instability – An International Delphi Consensus Statement

Bridger Rodoni, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Trends in Costs and Professional Reimbursements for Revision Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty

Presenters’ Choice
Benjamin Averkamp, MD
Atrium Health/Carolinas Medical Center
Opioid-Free Surgery vs Traditional Perioperative Analgesia: A Randomized Control Trial of Novel Clinical Care Pathway in Elective Orthopedic Surgery

Midwest Region

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Monday, May 15, 2023

Host and Guest Speaker: Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
William A. Hark, MD/Susanne G. Swift Professor
Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Vice Dean for Research at Rush Medical College
Rush University Medical Center

Midwest Resident Research Symposium Award Winners

First Place
Ryan Furdock, MD
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Culture Expansion Affects Stem Cell Secretome

Second Place
Katherine Gerull, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Attrition Among Residents Entering US Orthopedic Surgery Residency Programs: Analysis of National GME Census Data

Alex Kane Miller, MD
Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
Outpatient Spine Surgery in the Medicare Population: Trends in Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Utilization, 2010-2021

Third Place—4-Way Tie
Jonathan Ellis, MD
University of Cincinnati
Intra-Articular Air and Hip Joint Radiodensity Correlate with Posterior Wall Acetabulum Fracture Instability

William Harkin, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Clinical Outcomes and Survivorship of Lateral Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: A Large Single Surgeon Cohort

Christopher Johnson, MD
University of Chicago
Civilian Lumbosacral Ballistic Fractures and Their Associated Injuries

Cody Lee, MD
University of Chicago
Long Head of the Biceps Autograft Performs Biomechanically Similar to Human Dermal Allograft for Superior Capsule Reconstruction After Rotator Cuff Tear

Presenters’ Choice
Margaret Sinkler, MD
University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve
Subperiosteal Elevation of the Ulnar Nerve is a Safe and Effective Way to Minimize Post-Operative Ulnar Neuritis in Distal Humerus Fractures