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UNC’s Sports Medicine Institute: Inter-Disciplinary Clinician-Researcher Collaborators Keeping Active University and Community Active

August 27, 2022

Keeping active people active is an ongoing process. At the UNC Sports Medicine Institute (SMI), a dedicated, inter-disciplinary team of medical providers and clinical researchers uses state-of-the-art tools, technology, and novel techniques to help community and University members preserve and return to active lifestyles. Launched in February 2020, the SMI was conceptualized by individuals within … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics Welcomes Dr. Jill Sylvester

August 23, 2022

UNC Department of Orthopaedics is pleased to welcome Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics Jill Sylvester, MD, the newest faculty member in the Division of Sports Medicine. Dr. Sylvester joins this division’s Nonoperative Sports and Musculoskeletal (MSK) Medicine team. Dr. Sylvester’s interests in musculoskeletal medicine stem from her undergraduate days as a Harvard College Track and Field … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics Scored “High Performing” in 2022-2023 UNC News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll

August 15, 2022

In the 2022-2023 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals rankings, orthopaedics was rated a “high performing” specialty at UNC Hospitals, among peers nationwide. Every year, this hospital report card nationally ranks 50 top-scoring hospitals based upon performance ratings by specialty. Performance scores are calculated through categorical analysis of data linked to outcomes, patient survival, … Continued

Two UNC Orthopaedics Teams Awarded Inaugural School of Medicine DEI Mini Grants

August 15, 2022

  UNC Department of Orthopaedics is pleased to recognize two teams of UNC School of Medicine (SOM) collaborators who were named DEI Mini Grant Awardees in August 2022 as part of an Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion pilot program. The Department’s awardees were chosen in the program’s inaugural year for their development and facilitation … Continued

Join the UNC Sports Medicine Institute for Our 1st Annual Conference September 30th!

August 10, 2022

The UNC Sports Medicine Institute (SMI) is dedicated to informing current and future practice in treating musculoskeletal injuries through innovative, impactful clinical research that helps individuals return to peak performance and quality, active lifestyles. In its third year of operation, the Institute’s collaborating patient care and clinical research disciplines are pleased to host the inaugural … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics “Boot Camp”: High Marks for Five 2022-2023 Interns!

August 3, 2022

Late June each year, the Department’s PGY1s begin residency with a great interest in their chosen field of orthopaedics. However, they are armed with only the limited knowledge that they received in medical school. Stepping into this newfound role as physicians in training, first-year residents lack critical orthopaedic surgery skills to perform direct patient care on Day 1. UNC Orthopaedics joins specialties across UNC … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics Welcomes the Class of 2027!

July 19, 2022

On June 24th, UNC Orthopaedics welcomed its newest class of residents as five PGY1s began their intern year of training. On Day 1, the Department’s interns hit the deck running, attending resident boot camp in their first week to acquire fundamental skills in orthopaedic surgery, and immersing themselves in accelerated learning in newfound roles as … Continued

Scholarship, Excellence & Diversity: URM Student Scholars at UNC Orthopaedics in 2022

July 5, 2022

This year, UNC Department of Orthopaedics is pleased to host two medical student scholars selected by UNC programs that address and close gaps in racial and gender disparities in medical practice.  In fall 2022, the Department will host its first University of North Carolina Department of Orthopaedics Scholarship for Under-Represented Minority Medical Students scholar — … Continued

End-of-Year Banquet Honors UNC Orthopaedics Residency Graduates

June 20, 2022

At its annual graduation banquet on Friday, June 3rd 2022, the Department honored the achievements and completion of Orthopaedic Surgery training of its five departing residents. Residents, fellows and faculty gathered at the University’s Carolina Inn to celebrate the end of the academic year and to award resident and teaching faculty honors in research, education … Continued