2018 Research Day Summary

On behalf of Albert Yee, Vice Chair of Research Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto

We held an enjoyable Annual University Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Research Day (Thursday, November 8th).

Peter and I would like to thank city-wide faculty that have contributed valued time in assisting with our resident research education sessions in the morning (Drs. Markku Nousiainen, Sarah Ward, and Michael Zywiel; Drs. Marc Grynpas, Frank Lyons, and Cari Whyne; Dr. Henry Ahn). Many thanks to the PGY-2s for their time in preparation and presentation of their research proposals. Dr. Jung Yoo was an excellent visiting professor from OHSU, Portland, Oregon who contributed significantly towards research discussions throughout the day. He gave an excellent Keynote talk on incidence and treatment of fractures of the dens in elderly. He also emphasized the importance of passion in orthopaedic surgery and research, how to build a program of research for the aspiring Surgeon-Scientist. Many thanks to those preparing and contributing (Drs. Henry Ahn, Michael Ford, Fan (Frank) Jiang) to our symposium focusing on new technologies and the importance of their critical appraisal upon entry into the clinic. Thanks to all the senior residents for excellent presentations in the afternoon of completed research. Please join us as we congratulate the trainee research award arising from the day:

Robin Sullivan Memorial Award (Best Research Paper Presentation at Research Day)

Dr. Tara Baxter
“Hospital Type and Physician Training are Associated with Application of Best-evidence Recommendations for Children’s Low-risk Distal Radius Fractures Treated in Ontario Emergency Departments”
Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Howard

To Dan Stojimirovic – as always, greatly value your excellent organization of our venue and related program for the day.

Sincerely yours,

Albert JM Yee
Vice Chair of Research
University Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Left to right: Albert Yee, Research Director; Jung Yoo, our keynote speaker; Tara Baxter, PGY4, T. R. Sullivan Best Presentation Award winner; Dr. Peter Ferguson, Division Chair


Visiting professor Dr. Jung Yoo giving keynote lecture at UofT Orthopaedic Research Day

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