Orthopaedic Surgery

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Department News and Events

Throughout the year, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at IU School of Medicine offers educational and professional development experiences. The department also hosts annual events, including the Garceau-Wray Lectureship in June.

Richard E. Lindseth Lectureship slated for October 2018

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is pleased to present the 11th annual Richard E. Lindseth Lectureship on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. The Lectureship will consist of a full day of talks and case presentations on pediatric orthopaedics by the pediatric orthopaedic faculty of IUSM and other distinguished academic pediatric orthopaedists. Learn more about the event on the department’s calendar and complete the registration form to attend.

Andrew Rowan, MD, joins faculty at IU School of Medicine

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery welcomed Andrew Rowan, MD, assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic spine surgeon, to its faculty in November 2017. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine, Dr. Rowan completed his residency training at the University of Arizona followed by his fellowship training at University of California – Davis. Read more about Dr. Rowan on the school’s Blogs Hub page.

Melissa Kacena, PhD, receives Fuller Albright Award

Melissa Kacena, PhD, professor of orthopaedic surgery at IU School of Medicine, was honored with the Fuller Albright Award by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. This award is given in recognition of exemplary scientific achievements in the bone and mineral field to researchers under the age of 45. You can read more about Dr. Kacena’s recent work with Bone Healing in Space on the Research Updates blog.

Dr. Myung selected for IUPUI Next Generation 2.0

Karen Myung, MD, PhD, assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at IU School of Medicine, has been selected as a participant of the 2017-18 class of the IUPUI Next Generation 2.0 leadership initiative. IUPUI Next Generation 2.0 is an intensive leadership development program designed to prepare faculty and prospective staff who are women and/or members of underrepresented populations for positions of leadership and opportunities for advancement at IUPUI and higher education. Over the course of nine months, Dr. Myung, along with the other participants of this initiative, will engage in a rigorous curriculum consisting of dialogue, case studies, skill-building exercises and lectures that encompasses all aspects of leadership in higher education.

IU School of Medicine receives grant to fund state-of-the-art arthroscopy simulator

Faculty and trainees within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at IU School of Medicine now have access to a state-of-the-art simulator. The VirtaMed arthorscopy simulator provides hyper-realistic simulation for the advancement of surgical skillsets in arthroscopy and endoscopy procedures in a low-risk environment. Read more in the IUSM Newsroom.

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