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Laurence E. Dahners Research Grants: Promoting Faculty-Resident Research in Orthopaedic Surgical Innovation

May 16, 2022

As the Laurence E. Dahners Research Grant enters its second bi-annual funding cycle, the two UNC Orthopaedics faculty-resident teams concluding 12-month awarded projects in 2022 continue to grow a program aimed at investigative studies that uphold the spirit of innovation in restorative, rehabilitative and preventive orthopaedic practice embodied by former UNC Professor of Orthopaedics Dr. … Continued

Carolina Care Excellence Award: 10 UNC Orthopaedics Faculty Honored

April 15, 2022

UNC Department of Orthopaedics congratulates its 10 faculty members who were honored among 154 UNC School of Medicine (SOM) providers with the 2022 UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence. Alexander Creighton Andrew Chen Christopher Olcott Daniel Bracey David Berkoff Donald Bynum Ganesh Kamath Jacqueline Myers Joseph Stone Moe Lim* Each … Continued

NCNA Spring 2022 Symposium: A Primary Care Forum for Sharing Orthopaedic FNP Expertise

April 11, 2022

Each year, the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium draws NPs together from across the state for professional development, networking, and policy discussion. At the 2022 Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium in March in Asheville, NC, Jennifer (Jennie) Woody, FNP, and Heather Carroll, FNP, took to the podium to share approaches to best … Continued

Match Day 2022: UNC Orthopaedics Welcomes Five Top-Notch Candidates!

March 23, 2022

On Friday, March 18th, 2022, 4th-year medical students at UNC School of Medicine and other institutions nationwide celebrated Match Day 2022 virtually, marking a lifetime milestone in a new era where online forums serve as effective means of mass celebration. Though 2022 became a third consecutive virtual Match Day, it was also a record year … Continued

Hart Appointed Vice Chair for Research

March 8, 2022

In January 2022, Norfleet-Raney Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Joseph (“Joe”) M. Hart, PhD, ATC, was named Vice Chair for Research for UNC Department of Orthopaedics. Over a 20+-year career at University of Virginia (UVA), Dr. Hart held appointments in both UVA’s Departments of Kinesiology (School of Education & Human Development) and Orthopaedic Surgery as … Continued

Thank a Resident Day – 2/25/2022

February 7, 2022

February 25, 2022 Residency is a key component of graduate medical training, offering an in-depth exposure to medical practice. It can often lead to long working hours matched with many responsibilities. Residents serve as the “house staff” of the hospital and are an integral part to the healthcare team, often serving as indispensable resources for … Continued

Orthopaedic Grand Rounds – Building a Creative Mindset in Surgery

January 21, 2022

UNC Orthopaedics Hybrid Grand Rounds welcomes Mohit Bhandari, MD, on April 13, 2022, at 6:30am. Dr. Bhandari will be presenting “Building a Creative Mindset in Surgery”. Dr. Bhandari is a Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. He also holds a Senior Tier Canada Research Chair in Surgical Innovation. … Continued

Orthopaedic Grand Rounds – Sharpening Your Scalpel: What Science and Sociology Tells us About How We Operate

January 21, 2022

UNC Orthopaedics Hybrid Grand Rounds welcomes Michael Vitale, MD, MPH, on April 20, 2022, at 6:30am. Dr. Vitale will be presenting “Sharpening Your Scalpel: What Science and Sociology Tells us About How We Operate”. Dr. Vitale s a world-renowned specialist in the non-operative and operative treatment of complex pediatric scoliosis and spinal disorders. His surgical … Continued