Annual Society Meetings
Southern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
When: July 26 - 29, 2023
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Winston-Salem Dance Medicine Conference 2023 (WiSDM 2023)
When: Nov. 3, 2023 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Wake Forest School of Medicine 575 Vine Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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As a result of the partnership between the Wake Forest Pitching Lab and the Department, we publish research findings with MLB partnership: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fspor.2023.1152474/fullCynthia Emory, MD, MBA, Named Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
It is our pleasure to announce that Cynthia Emory, MD, MBA, FAAOS, FAOA, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, has been named Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation effective April 1. She succeeds L. Andrew Koman, MD, who has led the department since 2007. Cynthia will also assume leadership of the Musculoskeletal Service Line for the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist market on July 1, and Andy will continue to serve as a tenured professor in Orthopaedic Surgery. Read the full article about our new Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation.
Read about the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Graduation Dinner happening on Friday, June 23, 2023 at 6:15 p.m.
Atrium Health is leading the way in osseointegration, a prosthetic implant that connects directly to the patient’s bone. Amy Lewallen, an Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist osseointegration patient, is loving her improved mobility.
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist first to receive the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal for Osteoporosis Certification
The first in the nation to do so, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Osteoporosis Certification.
Department Receives New Publication
The study, published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery found a difference in the height to tailor surgical and post operative care.
Department Receives New Grant to Address Disparity in Orthopedic Education
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) supports the importance of diversity, equity and access across the field of orthopaedics under the leadership of Dr. Holly Pilson. Read the full article about the grant addressing disparities in orthopedic education.
Department Opens New Spine Care Clinic
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist has opened a new clinic to provide advanced evaluation and treatment for patients experiencing back pain, neck pain, spine injuries and related conditions.
Department Leader Receives Award
David C. Pollock is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Pinnacle Orthopedic Physician in the Medical field and in acknowledgment of his work at Orthopaedics - Davie - Wake Forest Baptist Health.
Department Opens new Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist has opened an orthopedic and sports medicine clinic in the RISE Indoor Sports complex in Bermuda Run.
Department Receives First in Nation Prestigious Osteoporosis Certification.
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is the first health system in the country to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Osteoporosis Certification. Read the full article about the Osteoporosis Certification.
Department of Orthopaedics Diversity and Inclusion
It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Holly Pilson, MD and Artina Dawkins, PhD as Co-Directors of Diversity and Inclusion for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Health, effective July 1, 2019. Read the full article about Diversity Inclusion.Nth Dimensions Summer Internship Program
This summer, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Health was honored to host two visiting medical students through the 2019 Nth Dimensions Summer Internship Program. Nth Dimensions is an educational non-profit founded by surgeons to address the dearth of women and underrepresented minorities in medicine. The overarching goal of Nth Dimensions is to address and eliminate healthcare disparities across all communities. Read the full article about Nth Dimensions Summer Internship Program.
Perry InitiativeWake Forest Baptist Health faculty and staff participated in The Perry Initiative – a national program designed to inspire young women to consider careers in orthopaedic surgery and engineering and to provide mentorship from women surgeons and engineers.