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Duke Orthopaedic Surgery Newsletter | February 25, 2016

Last call to register for 2016 Duke Healthcare Leadership Summit!

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., the 2016 Duke Healthcare Leadership Summit will take place at the Trent Semans Center for Health Education. Our very own David Attarian, MD, will be featured on a Performance Improvement Panel from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. A social will follow with heavy hors d'oeuvres and great conversation.

Register now at:

Adam Goode, PT, DPT, PhD, interviewed in #APTACSM 2016 Dispatch

Approaching its first anniversary, the Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR) is making an impact. Watch the video above to see Jason Bellamy, APTA Director of Web & News Media, interview our very own Adam Goode, PT, DPT, PhD, Faculty Fellow of CoHSTAR; and Linda J. Resnik, PT, PhD, Principal Investigator of CoHSTAR.
From the AAOS, ORS, & ISL&T Newsroom!
Call for Photos at AAOS!

Please make sure to send all photos and videos taken at the AAOS meeting to Tiffany Nickel at As a reminder, please make sure that any photos or videos you take at AAOS are high resolution. If these are taken with your phone, please send them as "Actual Size." 

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.  
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
New Center for Population Health Sciences Launched; Curtis Named Director

Read more here.
Senate confirms Califf as next FDA head

Read more here.
CME Course on April 9, 2016: Selection and Medical Management of Weight Loss Surgery Patients

Learn more and register 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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