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2020 State of the Department


On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery gathered virtually to welcome new faculty, celebrate teamwork and growth, and hear from department leaders. Benjamin Alman, Ned Amendola, David Attarian, Michael Bolognesi, Todd Cade, Mark Easley, Robert Fitch, Steve George, Adam Goode, Matthew Hilton, Barbara Hooper, Steven Olson, Dara Purvis, David Ruch, Christopher Shaffrey, Erica Taylor, and Alison Toth presented on the many accomplishments in the department over the past year.

Watch the presentation here.

Highlights from the 2019 State of the Department included:

Welcome to our new faculty members
• Sarah Jean Barton
• Todd Cade
• Anthony Ceraulo
• Timothy Faw
• Christine Goertz
• Jamie Greco
• Andrew Hanselman
• Brian Lau
• Trevor Lenz
• Sheila Moyle
• Ashley Poole

By the Numbers
• 422 Publications
• 5 in USNWR ranking for ortho reputation (number one overall in the southeast)
• 5 in NIH Funding
• 6 for Ranking of our Residency Program
• 7 in USNWR Ranking for the DPT program

Expansion in our Clinical Enterprise
• 25 ORs, 3 EDs, 4 Urgent Cares, 20 Clinics
• New Arringdon Clinic and Ambulatory Surgical Center
• Heritage and Apex Clinics

Presentations included:
• Clinical Enterprise
• Patient Safety and Quality
• Diversity and Inclusion 
• Administration
• Education
• Hand Surgery Division
• TOPPs Division 
• Spine Division 
• Adult Reconstruction Division
• Foot & Ankle Division 
• Sports Medicine Division
• Clinical Research
• Basic / Translation Research 
• Doctor of Physical Therapy Program 
• Occupational Therapy Program