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Chairman: Freddie H. Fu M.D., D. Sc. (Hon), D.Ps. (Hon)
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April 19, 2015
Freddie H. Fu, MD, DSc (Hon), DPs (Hon) presents Kennedy Lecture at AOSSM 2015 Specialty Day

Freddie H. Fu, MD, DSc (Hon), DPs (Hon) was invited to present the Kennedy Lecture at The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2015 Specialty Day, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 28, 2015. Dr. Fu presented “Anatomical ACL Reconstruction: A Changing Paradigm.”

The Kennedy lectureship is named in honor of John C. Kennedy, MD, FRCS(C), a former president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Kennedy was a distinguished leader in the field of orthopaedic sports medicine. The lecture series is supported by a Kennedy Family Endowment and The American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Of note, Dr. Fu was in attendance for the first Kennedy Lecture presented at the AOSSM Specialty Day held in 1985 also held in Las Vegas.
News & Announcements News & Announcement Archive  
4/16/2015 Dr. Johnny Huard accepts position with the University of Texas/Steadman Philippon Research Institute
4/15/2015 Dr. Rocky Tuan co-authors a paper recently published Nature Reviews Rheumatology
4/15/2015 Dr. Johnny Huard co-authors a paper recently published Nature Reviews Rheumatology
4/13/2015 Condolences to the family of Gino A. DeIuliis, Oakland Tailor
4/10/2015 Ivan Tarkin, MD, featured in Medical Mondays video spot
4/9/2015 Sports Medicine Fellowship Match Results
4/6/2015 Condolences to Dr. John Perri
4/6/2015 German Speaking Arthroscopy Society [AGA] Fellows Visit Department of Orthopaedic Surgery April 6-8, 2015
4/3/2015 Dr. Mark Goodman honored with the ACMS Foundation Richard E. Deitrick Humanity in Medicine Award
3/31/2015 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24-28, 2015
3/29/2015 Freddie H. Fu, MD, DSc (Hon), DPs (Hon) presents Kennedy Lecture at AOSSM 2015 Specialty Day
3/27/2015 Verena Schreiber, MD (PGY 5) elected to AAOS Resident Assembly
3/23/2015 Welcome to the 2015 Intern Class!
3/19/2015 Scott Tashman, PhD, receives notice of NIH SBIR grant funding
3/19/2015 Justin Arner, MD (PGY2) to receive 2015 AANA Research Grant
3/12/2015 Gary Roberts, former Penguins winger, to join the staff at the Sports Performance Center at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry, PA
3/9/2015 Dr. James D. Kang receives William S. McEllroy Award from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association
3/4/2015 Story on Pittsburgh’s Freedom House Ambulance Service featured on NPR on March 1, 2015
3/3/2015 2015 “Best Doctors” as published by Pittsburgh Magazine
3/2/2015 Adam Olsen, MD (PGY2) receives 2015 OREF Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant
3/2/2015 John Fowler, MD, participated in a JBJS webinar: “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What’s New in Diagnosis and Treatment”
2/25/2015 Ronald A. Navarro, MD -- Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on February 25, 2015
2/23/2015 Dr. Fu attends Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Building Orthopaedics
2/20/2015 Dr. James J. Irrgang receives the Paris Distinguished Service Award
2/19/2015 Dr. Rocky Tuan to receive the 2015 Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award
2/18/2015 Dr. Mark Miller (Sports Medicine Fellow ’93) to receive George D. Rovere Award for Education at the AOSSM Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida
2/16/2015 Orthopaedics residency program recognized at UPMC GME Leadership Conference
2/6/2015 The Department hosts visit of physicians from The Third Hospital of Heibei Medical University, January 22-25, 2015
2/5/2015 Pittsburgh-based sports medicine startup launched by former Pittsburgh Steeler Charlie Batch and partners
1/13/2015 UPMC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Ranked #3 in the Northeast
1/9/2015 Congratulations to Lou Duerring on her retirement!
1/9/2015 Craig Cozza wins his age division at Cyclocross Nationals
1/9/2015 The Pittsburgh Passion team ownership and medical team received their Championship rings.
1/9/2015 UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program 2014 Annual Research Review
1/5/2015 Dr. Micky Collins interviewed for a Post-Gazette article regarding an American Academy of Pediatrics concussion study
12/22/2014 Interview with Dr. Freddie Fu included in the Pittsburgh Business Times “Year in Review.”
12/19/2014 Dr. Vonda Wright and the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex featured in the Dec. 19 issue of UPMC’s Extra
12/17/2014 Happy Holidays from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery!
12/12/2014 The Department hosts 2014 International Emerging Leaders Scholarship Recipient, Dr. Adeoye Adetiloye, December 8-12, 2014.
12/10/2014 Dr. Joseph E. Imbriglia -- Grand Rounds Guest Speaker on December 10, 2014
12/9/2014 Dr. Kurt Weiss featured in the December 2014 issue of AAOS Now
12/8/2014 Residency Interviews held December 3-4, 2014
12/8/2014 The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program featured in the Post-Gazette
12/1/2014 Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos credits Dr. Micky Collins for his recovery from concussion injury
11/26/2014 Annual Orthopaedic Surgery Turkey Bowl held on Saturday, November 22, 2014
11/26/2014 Dr. MaCalus Hogan selected by the AAOS to serve on the Mastery Model for Education initiative
11/21/2014 Lee Kaplan, MD, (Sports Med Fellow ’02) appointed as “Petra and Stephen A. Levin Endowed Chair” at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
11/17/2014 Dr. Vonda Wright interviewed for a Post-Gazette article on staying active as you grow older
11/14/2014 Ferguson Laboratory for Orthopaedic and Spine Research selected as a winner of the Pitt Innovation Challenge
11/7/2014 Dr. Vonda Wright hosted "Women's Health Conversations: Prioritizing your Body, Brains and Bliss" on November 6, 2014
11/7/2014 Dr. Micky Collins and Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross will participate in a National Public Radio piece on Weekend Edition Sunday on Sunday, November 9, 2014, about home-plate collisions and concussions.
11/6/2014 Dr. Freddie Fu to participate in a joint webinar: "Return to Sports after ACL Reconstruction" on November 12, 2014 at 8 PM EST
11/5/2014 Gloria Beim, MD – the Blue Cross Visiting Professor on November 5, 2014
11/4/2014 International PIVOT Investigator Meeting in Pittsburgh, Oct 31-Nov 1, 2014
11/4/2014 UPMC Sports Medicine the medical provider for the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, ranked 8th in the WORLD
10/31/2014 Dan A. Zlotolow, MD– Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on October 29, 2014
10/31/2014 Dr. Gloria Beim to be the Blue Cross Visiting Professor at Grand Rounds on November 5, 2014
10/30/2014 Dr. Ivan Tarkin featured in an Orthopaedic Trauma Love Story
10/30/2014 Dr. Vonda Wright to host "Women's Health Conversations: Prioritizing your Body, Brains and Bliss" on November 6, 2014
10/30/2014 International PIVOT Shift Study Group to meet in Pittsburgh Oct 31-Nov 1, 2014
10/28/2014 Pens medical team discovers tumor during preseason physical
10/28/2014 Dr. MaCalus Hogan selected as Top 40 Under 40 Alumni from Xavier University of Louisiana
10/27/2014 John W. Xerogeanes, MD – Department Visiting Professor on October 25, 2014
10/27/2014 Pitt Orthopaedics well represented at the Southeast Regional OREF/ORS Symposia for Residents 2014 on October 25, 2014
10/24/2014 Dr. Micky Collins, the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, and the launch of
10/22/2014 Dr. Freddie H. Fu invited to present at Keynote Session at the 13th Asian Federation of Sports Medicine Congress in Beijing, China
10/22/2014 Two Sports Medicine Alumni appointed to leadership positions at the Hospital for Special Surgery
10/22/2014 Dr. Kelley Anderson quoted in a Wall St. Journal article on the increasing popularity of half marathons
10/20/2014 Dr. Kelley Anderson inducted in the Allegheny College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 18, 2014
10/15/2014 Dr. Freddie Fu featured on WNDU-TV in South Bend, Indiana
10/14/2014 Dr. Vonda Wright to receive 2014 Women of the Year in Sports Award by Women in Sports & Events (WISE)
10/10/2014 Justin Hicks, MS2 at Wake Forest School of Medicine awarded first place Overall Award at the 2014 Medical Student Research Day held at Wake Forest School of Medicine on Wednesday, October 08, 2014
10/10/2014 The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery highlighted in a video in the Oct. 10, 2014 issue of the UPMC Extra
10/9/2014 Dr. Mark Goodman selected by the ACMS Foundation to receive the Richard E. Deitrick Humanity in Medicine Award
10/6/2014 Dr. Creighton Tubb, Grand Rounds guest speaker on September 17, 2014
9/30/2014 Dr. Kelley A. Anderson is interviewed by ABC’s “Good Morning America” concerning the concussion controversy at the University of Michigan
9/25/2014 Dr. Rocky Tuan is the expert in a teleconference sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation on September 24, 2014
9/24/2014 Dr. Mark Froiman, Grand Rounds Guest Speaker on Wednesday, September 24, 2014
9/24/2014 Dr. Johnny Huard co-authors a paper recently published Science.
9/22/2014 Dr. Ned Amendola: Guest Lecturer on September 20, 2014
9/22/2014 Dr. MaCalus Hogan volunteers with the AAOS/Nth Dimensions Orthopaedic Summer Internship Program
9/19/2014 Dr. Micky Collins interviewed by KDKA News regarding his care of a prominent NASCAR personality
9/19/2014 Dr Micky Collins and UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program featured on ESPN
9/19/2014 Mark Baratz, MD, presents the Richard Smith Lecture at the Residents and Fellows Conference at ASSH.
9/10/2014 UPMC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Ranked #8 in the Country

Pittsburgh Pirates Honored Dr. Albert Ferguson at August 29, 2014 Game


Eulogy for Dr. Albert B. Ferguson, Jr. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

8/27/2014 In Memoriam: Albert B. Ferguson, Jr., MD

Kurt Weiss, MD Participated in Video Interview at AAOS Annual Meeting


IPSF to Honor Dr. Kevin L. Armstrong and announce an Annual Scholarship in his name in Partnership with NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon

8/18/2014 UPDATED: Alumni Lecture Series | Dr. Moby Parsons to present on Saturday, August 23, 2014 (Please note time and location change.)
8/14/2014 Vonda Wright, MD, to cohost reception for UPMC Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way
8/13/2014 PittLiveWire publishes video highlighting their South Side football facility and proximity with the Center for Sports Medicine
8/8/2014 Article co-authored by Dr. Freddie Fu, Dr. Robin West, and Dr. Constance Chu featured as a podcast in AJSM
8/8/2014 Congratulations to Dr. Micky Collins on being named to Irish America magazine’s First Healthcare & Life Sciences Top 50!
8/7/2014 Dr. Freddie Fu featured in a story on Trib LIVE | Sports Titled "ACL Injuries a Growing Problem for High School Athletes”
8/6/2014 Dr. Bryson Lesniak interviewed by media outlets regarding injury to Andrew McCutchen, center-fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates
8/1/2014 Dr. Rocky Tuan is appointed Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
7/31/2014 Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Passion football team on their Independent Women Women's Football League championship win!
7/30/2014 James D. Kang, MD, will be the Keynote Speaker for the 16th Annual OREF/ORS Southeastern Regional Resident Research Symposium on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the South Carolina Hospital Association William L. Yates Conference Center in Columbia, South Carolina
7/28/2014 Dr. Vonda Wright is recognized as a Doctor of Distinction by the Ladies Hospital Aid Society (LHAS)
7/24/2014 Dr. Russell Petrie, Pitt Sports Medicine Fellow ‘99, provides an interview regarding use of 3D printing technology for pre-operative planning of challenging cases
7/22/2014 Dr. Freddie Fu will be the Keynote Speaker at the UPSoM White Coat Ceremony on August 10, 2014
7/10/2014 Dr. Freddie Fu is presented the George D. Rovere Award at the AOSSM Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington

Dr. MaCalus Hogan Featured in Bloomberg News Article

6/30/2014 In The Spotlight: Dr. Kurt R. Weiss is featured as a Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities grantee.
6/27/2014 Dr. Darren Johnson (Sports Medicine Fellow ’93) named one of the top knee surgeons in North America

Volker Musahl, MD named Fellowship Director of the Sports Medicine Program and Medical Director of UPMC Sports Medicine, South Side


John Xerogeanes - Residency Class of '98 - Lessons Learned

6/17/2014 Dr. Ronald A. Navarro (Sports Med '96) wrote an article honoring his dad for Father’s Day and was published in the Los Angeles Daily News “Remembering life lessons from Dad, a great teacher: Guest commentary.”
6/13/2014 The ABC Travelling Fellows summarize their trip to visit to Pittsburgh.
6/11/2014 Dr. Vonda Wright is featured as a spokesperson and leader in the latest issue of Next Pittsburgh “What the new wave of leadership means for Pittsburgh”

Dr. Vonda Wright Featured on CBS Pittsburgh in a Story Titled "Many Turning to New Procedure to Treat Hip Injuries"


Orthopedics This Week - Top 28 North American Sports Knee Surgeons in 2014


Dr. Pau Golano Awarded as Most Dedicated ESSKA Member


2014 Dr. Freddie H. Fu Undergraduate Athletic Training Scholarship Recipients


Trauma Team Publishes Article in Injury


Dr. Freddie Fu Was Honored Guest Faculty at Pune Knee Course in Pune, India - April 25-26, 2014


Kent State University's Prof. Owen Lovejoy and Pittsburgh Anatomic ACL Group Collaborator Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Dr. Kurt Weiss Selected as 2013 University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Junior Scholar Award in Clinical Cancer Research


Dr. Rocky Tuan Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Article Titled "University of Pittsburgh Research Team Delves into Osteoarthritis"


UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program Featured on WPXI Evening News - May 5, 2014


Pitt Trauma Fellowship Approved by OTA for 2014 Renewal


Dr. Freddie Fu Featured in Personalities of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Business Times


UPMC Athletic Trainer Guy Sanchioli Named President Elect for the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society


Pitt Ortho Alumnus Dr. Harry Rubash to Receive the Hench Award at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Alumni Weekend


Dr. Gele Moloney Named 2015 POJ Editor by Dr. Fu


20 Physicians in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Listed on Pitt Magazine's 2014 List of Best Doctors


Dr. Rocky Tuan Presented at 2014 Experimental Biology Meeting on Sunday, April 27 in San Diego, California


Dr. Robin West Has New Video on VuMedi Titled "Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy for Patellofemoral Joint Chondrosis"


2014 "Best Doctors" list published by Pittsburgh Magazine


Extraordinary gift from Ruby Kang and James Kang, MD


UPMC Highlights from the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Dr. James Irrgang to Receive the Roc Spirit Award at the 2014 Pitt Alumni Association Awards Gala on May 16th


Check Out the New Orthopaedic Robotics Laboratory (ORL) Website!


Dr. Rocky Tuan is Guest Speaker at Arthritis Foundation Event on April 17th


Dr. Rocky Tuan Was Keynote Speaker at the Duke MD/PhD MSTP Annual Symposium on Thursday, April 10, 2014


Dr. Freddie Fu Featured in April Issue of AAOS Now for Kappa Delta Award


Dr. William Donaldson Featured in Becker's Spine Review in an Article Titled "Spine Surgeon Leader to Know: Dr. William Donaldson of UPMC"

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