William E. Garrett, Jr., MD, PhD Research Day

Dr. William E. Garrett, Jr, MD, PhD | April 23, 1949 – May 4, 2019

William E. Garrett

During his 40+ years of service to Duke University Medical Center and his patients, Dr. Garrett was a consummate physician, clinician-scientist, and teacher. As a specialist in sports medicine for thirty years, he served as the Medical Director of the U.S. Soccer Federation and Team Physician for the U.S. Men and Women's National Soccer teams, as well as many Duke teams. As a teacher, he has the unique distinction of earning the Outstanding Teacher Award by both the residents at the Duke and UNC Departments of Orthopaedics. He was awarded the Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Master Orthopaedist Award. Posthumously, Dr. Garrett was inducted into the AOSSM Hall of Fame. Dr. Garrett’s research awards include the Kappa Delta Award (ORS), Citation Award (ACSM), the Award of Merit (AOSSM), Excellence in Research in the Category of Basic Science (AOSSM), the Excellence in Research Award (AOSSM), the O’Donoghue Award (AOSSM). We honor his friendship, mentorship, and love of research and Sports Medicine at this event.

RESEARCH DAY! June 25-26, 2024

Thank you to everyone who made the 2024 William Garrett Research Day a success!

COMING SOON! Our recordings of Dr. Tom Best's Grand Rounds presentation and our afternoon presentations 

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Past Research Day Programs & Keynote Speakers

June 25, 2024- Dr. Thomas Best

June 28, 2023- Dr. Bruce Reider

June 22, 2022- Dr. Martha Murray & Dr. Braden Fleming

June 23, 2021- Dr. Louis DeFrate

June 17, 2020- Dr. Bert Mandelbaum

June 14, 2019- Dr. Robert Magnussen