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JUNE 3, 2022


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R Beverly Raney Lecture

Keynote Speaker

Susan Bukata, MD

Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health

Keynote Speaker Biography

Susan Bukata, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating diseases and injuries that affect bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons. She is internationally recognized for her work on bone fragility disorders, which range from osteoporosis to rare genetic bone disease. Her National Institutes of Health-funded research focuses on fracture healing and developing ways to help patients heal faster, without additional surgical intervention.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Bukata served as orthopedic surgeon, professor and vice chair of orthopedics clinical operations, physician informaticist lead for musculoskeletal health providers and chief orthopedics liaison to community practice partners at UCLA Health.

She holds a patent on technology for protecting and repairing cartilage and musculoskeletal soft tissue. She has published numerous research papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Journal of Orthopaedic ResearchCancer, Spine, Science Translational Medicine and Tissue Engineering.

Dr. Bukata currently serves on the Orthopaedic Research Society Executive Board of Directors, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Written Examination Field Task Force, and Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Education Committee. She has been named a “Top Doctor” numerous times by Castle Connolly America, Los Angeles Magazine and Hollywood Reporter, and has been recognized with several Patients’ Choice Awards.

She completed a fellowship in orthopedic oncology and metabolic bone disease at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Hospital for Special Surgery. She completed a residency and research fellowship in orthopedics at the University of Rochester. Dr. Bukata earned her medical degree at Columbia University.

In her free time, Dr. Bukata enjoys spending time with her family and embracing San Diego’s active, outdoor lifestyle.

Course Description

The 51st Annual R. Beverly Raney Lecture and Orthopaedic Conference is an educational event targeted at orthopaedic surgeons. This event gives learners the opportunity to learn about latest research innovations, advances in surgical techniques, and changes in the orthopaedic practice environment. The highlight of the event is the R. Beverly Raney Lecture, which will be delivered by Dr. Susan Bukata.

Conference Agenda

Friday, June 3, 2022

1:00 – 1:05 pm Welcome & Introduction
James Sanders, MD
1:05 – 1:30 pm Raney Presentation
Colleen Balkam, MD
Topic: The Words We Use: Letters of Recommendation Written for Male and Female Applicants to Orthopedic Surgery Residency Do Not Explain the Paucity of Women in Orthopedic Surgery
1:30 – 1:55 pm Raney Presentation
Ryan Barnes, MD
Topic: Reducing Postoperative Opioids Following Orthopaedic Surgeries Decreases Consumption Without Impacting Patient-Reported Pain Interference Scores
1:55 – 2:20 pm Raney Presentation
Karly Lorbeer, MD
Topic: Fractional Extensor Tenotomy for Chronic Boutonniere Deformity: A Cadaveric Study
2:20 – 2:45 pm Raney Presentation
Chinmay Paranjape, MD
Topic: Early Total Hip Arthroplasty is a Cost-Effective Treatment for Severe Radiographic Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Over an Individual’s Lifetime
2:45 – 3:10 pm Raney Presentation
Joshua Shapiro, MD
Topic: Serology and Comorbidities in Patient with Fracture Nonunion: A Multicenter Evaluation of 640 Patients
3:10 – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 4:30 pm 51st Annual R. Beverly Raney Lecture
Teams are How the Magic Happens
Susan Bukata, MD
4:30 – 4:45 pm Final Raney Words & Wrap Up
James Sanders, MD

Target Audience

This event is intended for orthopaedic surgeons, advanced practice providers, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in orthopaedic surgery.

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Accreditation Statement

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure statement

This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the Course Director, James Sanders, MD, and the planning committee, Robert Esther, MD, and Josh Shapiro, MD, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  The course director and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

The presenters have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.