Orthopaedics grand rounds 2015The Department of Orthopaedics is committed to excellence in education. Our educational efforts are dedicated to providing a challenging and nurturing environment for all students, residents and fellows. Our trainees work with world-class faculty who are serious about their education and intellectual growth.

Grand Rounds are held weekly on Wednesday mornings. This conference series features lectures on both basic science and clinical topics. Addressing the full spectrum of orthopaedic specialties as well as research, grand rounds provides leadership and training to the next generation of orthopaedic physicians.


Visiting Professors

January 3rd presentations by John M. Flynn, MD:
"Restless to do Better: Adventures in Land of Quality, Safety, and Value Improvement
for Pediatric Spine Care" from 7am - 8am
"7 Habits of Highly Happy Surgeons" from 8am - 9amJohn M. Flynn, MD

John M. Flynn, MD, is Chief of the Division of Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a nationally recognized leader in the field of pediatric orthopaedic surgery. He holds the Richard M. Armstrong Jr. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.

Areas of Expertise

  • Scoliosis in adolescents
  • Early onset scoliosis treatment including VEPTR and magnetic growing rods
  • Non-surgical scoliosis treatment
  • Scoliosis bracing
  • RSC® Brace System
  • Kyphosis
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip
  • Fractures
  • Osteochondroma
  • Hip and spine disorders in cerebral palsy

January 17th presentation by David Ring, MD:
"Top Pain Points in High Value Care" from 7am - 8am
John M. Flynn, MD

David Ring, MD, PhD is Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care and Professor of Surgery at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Ring has influenced the treatment of upper extremity trauma and it’s sequellae (traumatic elbow instability in particular), nonunions, and common hand illnesses. He has also increased the appreciation of the importance of both nontechnical skills in orthopaedic surgery and the psychological and sociological influences on musculoskeletal illness.

Grand Rounds Calendar

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