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JUNE 1, 2022 – MAY 31, 2023 GRANT CYCLE Title: Investigating the Role of Human Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Bone Healing – A Pilot Project Principal Investigator: Matthew Raleigh, MD Co-Investigator: Aaron Nauth, MD Awarded Funds: $19,974 Funded by: OTA/Zimmer Grant Number: 7445 Title: Immunocoagulopathy: The Cause of the Third Wave of Death in Level-1 Orthopaedic Trauma? Principal Investigator: Mariel Rickert, MD Co-Investigator: William Obremskey, MD Awarded Funds: $20,000 ...
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By Roman A. Hayda, MD Disaster responders are motivated by good intentions that are often fulfilled. However, if safety and security protocols are ignored, the volunteer may become an additional casualty. Instead of helping, they become a burden, increasing the scope of the disaster. In disaster response, there are three areas of concern for the individual and the team: physical security, physical health, and mental health . All of these must be considered in the preparation phase, response phase, and during recovery . In terms of physical security, the response team must be able to safely perform triage and care. These should be planned for in advance ...
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The OTA Podcast has achieved a landmark 100,000 downloads. Additionally, the OTA Podcast now offers a dedicated channel for CME content ! Over the past two years, the OTA Podcast has released 103 episodes covering a wealth of topics, including: Icons of Orthopaedic Trauma OTA Resident Board Exam Prep Ortho Resident Survival Guide "Game Changers" 2021 OTA Annual Meeting Notable Papers 2020 OTA Annual Meeting Notable Papers 2020 OTA Specialty Day Committee Profiles COVID-19 As well as the following exclusive symposium-style discussions: Fracture-Related Infections Non-Union Obesity in the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient Peri-Prosthetic ...
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It is with extreme sadness that I inform our members that Charles A. Rockwood, MD, passed away Feb. 1, 2022. Dr. Rockwood was an icon in our field and a founding member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. He is credited with serving as one of the inaugural editors of the seminal textbook “Fractures,” more commonly referred to as Rockwood and Green. His contributions to our field are legendary, and he touched many in our association. We will miss him dearly, but we have been privileged to have him as a member and leader in the OTA. Michael T. Archdeacon, MD President, OTA Read more about Dr. Rockwood…
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The Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, in conjunction with OTA, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, will host a one-day Disaster Response Course on Tuesday, March 22, at the upcoming 2022 AAOS Annual Meeting in Chicago. Learn the application of orthopaedic care techniques critical to disaster-inflicted injuries and treating the wounded in austere environments from faculty who have “been there and done that.” Taught by surgeons with military and disaster-response experience, this course includes a 4-hour cadaver skills lab for techniques applied in uncertain and severe environments ...
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Feb. 18 is the last day for advance registration to attend the AAOS Annual Meeting, to be held March 22 to 26, 2022. Join OTA Saturday, March 26 for OTA Specialty Day. The agenda includes interesting and relevant presentations for trauma experts, generalists, and international attendees, focused on difficult clinical situations, best evidence, and highlights from the OTA annual scientific programs. The afternoon will feature a combined session with the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, addressing clinical, social, and economic concerns of ballistic trauma, including a presentation from panel of orthopaedic colleagues who have provided care during mass ...
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Registration is now open for the following webinars: Current Management of Complex Ankle Fractures February 23, 2022 8:00 p.m. CT Moderator: Paul Tornetta, III, MD Learn more and register for Current Management of Complex Ankle Fractures … Advantage of a Fragility Fracture Program March 30, 2022 8:00 p.m. CT Moderator: Stacey Rothwell, PA Learn more and register for Advantage of a Fragility Fracture Program … OTA designates these internet activities for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ . OTA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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The OTA Online Discussion Forum connects you with your peers for discussion and advice on cases, practice management, wellness, and more. If you’re an OTA member, you’re already registered! Join the OTA Online Discussion Forum today. Recent topics include: 8yo Girl with Hip fracture and Tibial Osteomyelitis Transverse humerus with distraction Fracture Night case discussions Visit the Forum…
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