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Duke Orthopaedic Surgery Newsletter | February 18, 2016

‘Pipeline’ Programs Try to Steer Minority Students to Careers in Medicine

On February 15, 2016, Erica D. Taylor, MD, a hand surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke, was featured in an article entitled, “‘Pipeline’ Programs Try to Steer Minority Students to Careers in Medicine,” published by the Wall Street Journal.

In the article, she talks about how a six-week pipeline program at Duke gave her an idea of what she would eventually experience at Duke’s medical school. “This was the experience that reconfirmed my desire to become a physician,” Dr. Taylor says.

Read the full story here.

This week, the faculty, staff, and students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division will be in Anaheim, CA, for the annual Combined Sections Meeting! To receive updates on presentations and awards and see photos from the event, please visit the DPT Facebook Page!
Congratulations to Douglas W. Schreyack, DPM, JD, who was selected to receive the Overall Provider Strength, Hope, and Caring Award for Fiscal Year 2016. 

Read the full story here.
Congratulations to Michael P. Reiman, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAAOMPT, CSCS, Assistant Professor within the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, who recently had his textbook, Orthopedic Clinical Examination With Web Resource, published.
Congratulations to Michel D. Landry, BScPT, PhD, on his two new publications in the WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health:

“Making “prevention and preparedness” a recovery priority: lessons from the response to the 2015 Nepal earthquake,” Orfin & Landry, 2016

“Exploring the factors that influence the perceptions of disability: a qualitative study of mothers of children with disabilities at a community-based rehabilitation centre in Sri Lanka,” Landry et al., 2016
The Department of Orthopaedics would like to welcome Chanel Copeland, MHS, PA-C, as our newest provider in the Orthopaedic Urgent Care. Chanel comes from within the Duke family, as she was previously treating patients at Duke Urgent Care. Read more here.
From the AAOS, ORS, & ISL&T Newsroom!

Get out your calendars! This year, you can find all of the Duke Orthopaedics presentations at AAOS, ORS, & ISL&T on our News & Updates site! Just click on the links below:

March 5, 2016 – 7:00 a.m. – 5:20 p.m.

Orange County Convention Center, West Building – Room W224
Orlando, Florida
Mark E. Easley, MD, AOFAS President
Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA, Program Chair

Get all the details here.    
This year at the AAOS meeting, Erica D. Taylor, MD, will be running a Gladden Society Mentoring Workshop for Medical Students (female and URM) on Thursday, March 3, from 3:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m., which will be followed by a Medical Student Mentoring Reception from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. On Friday, March 4, there will be a Trilogy Breakfast (Gladden Society + Ruth Jackson + AAOS Diversity Advisory Board) from 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. All events will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Orlando, FL. You can register here.
@DukeOrtho Twitter at #AAOS2016 and #ORS2016

Please share photos, experiences, etc. by tagging: 
@DukeOrtho #AAOS2016
@DukeOrtho #ORS2016
Call for nominations for Michelle Winn Inclusive Excellence Award:
The Duke University School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion has established the Michelle Winn Inclusive Excellence Award to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to diversity and inclusion within the Duke School of Medicine community. Read more here.

Save the date for the 8th Annual Emily Berend Adult Reconstruction Symposium! Find details for the conference here. Register today!
Join Duke Orthopaedics of Raleigh on May 21, 2016, for a 5k obstacle race that will see if you are fit to walk the path of a ninja warrior. More details can be found here.


Please send all news stories, photos, funding opportunities, faculty updates, faculty promotions, publications, event notices, and faculty and residency awards to Tiffany Nickel at by Wednesday of each week. Thank you!
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