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Department of Orthopaedics 2024 AAOS Annual Meeting Faculty, Fellows, Residents, & Staff Participation

Every year the University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics attends the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting. We had our orthopaedic specialists presenting research and findings from all specialties within our department with: 

  • 9 Symposiums/Case Presentations/Specialty Programs/Instructional Course Lectures
  • 12 Paper Presentations
  • 33 Posters
  • 3 Specialty Day

"Our residents, fellows, and faculty continue to change the field of orthopaedics through research and education." said Darrel S. Brodke, MD Chair, Department of Orthopaedics at University of Utah. 

Notable presentations from this year’s conference include: 

  • Shoulder and Elbow Fracture/Dislocations of the Elbow: A Case-Based Approach (Peter Chalmers, MD)
  • Sports Medicine Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears in 2024: Evaluation and Management (Peter Chalmers, MD)
  • OrthoDome Sports Medicine DePuy - Novel Technique for Quad Autograft ACLR - When and How? (Justin Ernat, MD)
  • Pediatric Hip Disorders: A Continuity of Care from Osteotomy to Arthroplasty or What are the Limits of Hip Preservation? (Lucas Anderson, MD)
  • Adult Reconstruction Hip The Patient with a Fused Spine (Christopher Peters, MD)
  • Paper Presentation: Adult Reconstruction Hip A “Dry Tap” in Prosthetic Joint Infection Workup of Total Hip Arthroplasty is Not Reassuring for the Absence of Infection
  • Poster: Adult Reconstruction Knee The Effect of a Financial Disincentive in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Program
  • Poster: Spine Mortality following Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment of Odontoid Fracture among Medicare Beneficiaries and the Influence of Dementia: A Matched Cohort Analysis
  • Poster: Adult Reconstruction Knee Staged Bilateral Total Knee Replacement: Differing Results Comparing the First to Second Knees
  • Poster: Trauma Do Emergency Department Lateral Hip Radiographs Get the Picture? Comparing Radiographic and Computed Tomography Posterior Tilt Angles

Annual meeting highlights can be found by visiting: The Experience of the Year: AAOS 2024 | American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting, was held February 12–16 in San Francisco, and presented groundbreaking research, innovative sessions, and key insights from leading experts in orthopaedics.