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Dr. David Backstein in the Toronto Star: Revolutionizing Knee Replacement Surgery

What Dr. Urbach discovered, along with fellow group leader and orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Backstein and their team, was that joint replacement surgeries were the...
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Dr. Daniel Pincus on CBC: Earlier Repairs for Broken Hips Aim to Save Lives

Broken hips are the most common reason for urgent surgery in Canada, but only one-third of patients in Ontario receive surgery within what researchers call the...
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Time’s Up for Sexual Harassment in Medicine, Says Lancet Editorial

by Kas Roussy, CBC News https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/sexual-harassment-academia-engineering-medicine-nasem-health-1.4728855   A career in medicine can be gruelling, and harassment is making the job even tougher for women, says...
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Order of Canada for Dr. James Waddell

Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to inform you that Dr. James Waddell has just been named a Member of the Order of Canada! This is...
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Dr. Nousiainen’s Podcast on “Cutting Edge Surgical Training: Orthopaedic CBME” (KeyLIME)

Dr. Markku Nousiainen, our Program Director, was recently a guest speaker on Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME), a Royal College continuing education initiative.  ...
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Salter Cup 2018 Event Info and Registration

Hello Everyone, The date and venue is set for the 2018 University of Toronto Orthopaedic Surgery Salter Cup, our annual golf tournament. This year, the...
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