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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.
42nd Annual Garceau-Wray Lectureship: June 22, 2018
The 42nd annual Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Garceau-Wray Lectureship will take place on Friday, June 22, 2018, from 8 am – 4:30 pm at the NCAA Hall of Champions in Indianapolis. This year’s keynote speaker is Edmund Campion, MD, from UNC Chapel Hill.
This course is intended for orthopaedic surgeons, residents and allied health professionals. The lectureship series brings the most recent advances in the field of orthopaedic surgery by allowing experts, community physicians and researchers to come together to address a variety of orthopaedic topics. IU School of Medicine residents and fellows will present current research and concepts. For more information and to register, click here.
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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