CURRICULUM

Our curriculum has been recently updated and energized thanks in large part to Drs Savoie, O'brien and Dini. 

A standard two year repeating curriculum is in place with success paying off with OITE scores in the 90's. 


2016-17 Orthopaedic Grand Rounds Schedule

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Trauma

 

Adult Recon/Trauma Cadaver Lab

McCarty: Intro to Trauma

Brown: Resident Orientation

Savoie: Department Orientation

Resident Case Presentations

 

Billings: Anterior Total Hip, Cement Technique

Sanchez: Posterior Total Hip Technique

Gladden: Acetabular Fixation Technique

Resident Case Presentations

 

Spine - Primary Spinal Tumors

 

Adult Recon - Evaluation of the Painful Arthroplasty

Brown: Anatomy, Exam, Pathology

Davis: Surgical Intervention

Resident Case Presentations

 

Martin: Workup (Hip)

Hester: Workup (Knee)

Sanchez: Mgmt. of the Infected Hip

Billings: Mgmt. of the Infected Knee

Resident Case Presentations

Journal Club

 

Peds-Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

 

Hand - Wrist Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mead: Anatomy, Exam, Radiology, Conservative Management

Bennett: Current concepts in surgical management of AIS

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

 

McCarty: Anatomy, exam, imaging, lit review

Edmunds: Treatment options

Robertson: Results and complications

Resident Case Presentations

 

Trauma - Proximal Humerus and Humeral Shaft Fractures

 

Foot/ankle - Osteochondral lesions of the ankle

Heffernan: Humeral Shaft Fractures

Smith: Proximal Humerus Fractures

Gladden: Operative Treatment

Resident Case Presentations

 

Thon: definition, anatomy, physical exam

Ramon: Arthroscopic surgical intervention

Rodriguez: Open surgical treatment

Resident Case Presentations

 

Sports Med - Articular cartilage injuries

 

Adult Recon - Revision TKA

Rush: diagnosis and evaluation

Fellow: initial management, indications

O'Brien: MicroFx, OATS, ACI

Savoie: allograft reconstruction

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club

 

Martin: Infection

Hester: Peri-prosthetic fractures

Sanchez: Instability-Ankylosis

Billings: Wear and Osteolysis- Bone loss classifications

Resident Case Presentations

 
 

Peds - Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis in Children and Adolescents

 

Hand - Tendon Transfers

Smith: History, Physical, Imaging, Conservative management

Bennett: Surgical Management

Resident Case Presentations

 

McCarty: Anatomy, exam, lit review

Edmunds: high and low median, ulnar, and radial nerve palsy transfers

Robertson: Nerve transfers for brachial plexus; complications

Resident Case Presentations
 

Spine - Spinal Infections

 

Trauma - Forearm and Elbow Fractures

McCarty: History, Exam, Imaging

Davis: Surgical Intervention

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club

 

Clark: Anatomy, Epidemiology

Brown: Classification

Gladden: Operative Treatment

Resident Case Presentations

 

Foot/ankle - Compression neuropathies of the foot and ankle

 

Sports Med - The Dislocated Knee

Heffeman: anatomy, history, physical exam

RFR: Morton's neuroma, tarsal tunnel syndrome

RPR: Heel pain

Resident Case Presentations

 

Martin: anatomy and evaluation

Fellow: initial management, timing of surgery

Heard: PCL and Posterolateral corner, Rehab

Resident Case Presentations

 

WILSON PATHOLOGY REVIEW COURSE

 

Adult Recon - Revision Total Hip

 

JOURNAL CLUB

Rush:Infection

Billings: Instability and Dislocation

Sanchez: Wear and Osteolysis (Bone loss classifications)

Resident: Peri-prosthetic fractures

Resident Case Presentations

 

Peds - Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Smith: History, Exam, Imaging

Bennett: Conservative management

Heinrich: Surgical intervention

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

 

Hand - Dupuytrens Contracture

 

Spine - Artificial disc replacement

McCarty: Anatomy, exam, lit review

surgical treatment - open and percutaneous; collagenase injection

Robertson: Results and complications

Resident Case Presentations

 

Mead: History, Physical, Imaging, Indications

Dr. Andrew Todd: surgical intervention

Resident Case Presentations

 

Trauma - Tibial Plafond Fractures

 

Foot/ankle-Ankle arthritis

Rush: Anatomy, Epidemiology

McCarty: Classification

Gladden: Operative Treatment

Resident Case Presentations

 

Hester: anatomy, history, physical exam, imaging

RFR: non-operative treatment

RPR: Arthrodesis versus arthroplasty

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

 

CPC-Bone Lesions

 

Adult Recon - Osteotomies (Pediatrics and Adults)

Sports Med - Anatomy and Exam of the Shoulder

Brown: anatomy and imaging

Fellow: physical exam

O'Brien: diagnostic arthroscopy

Savoie: posterior and MDI

Resident Case Presentations

 

Heffernan: For non and malunions, Pelvic

Sanchez: Proximal Femur

Billings: Distal Femur and Knee

Resident Case Presentations

 

Peds - Osteogenesis Imperfecta

 

Christmas & New Year's

Martin: Anatomy, Genetics, Pathology

Heinrich: Conservative and Operative intervention

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

 

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Hand - Thumb Basal Joint

 

Spine - Thoracic Disc Disease

McCarty: Anatomy, biomechanics, exam, lit review

Edmunds: Treatment of Bennett's; Rolando; arthrodesis; basal joint arthroplasty

Robertson: Results and complications

Resident Case Presentations

 

Smith: Anatomy, History, Physical, Imaging

Davis: Conservative and Operative Management

Resident Case Presentations

 

Sports - Impingement/Partial Cuff Tears

 

Trauma - Bone Healing

Clark: History & exam

Fellow: Imaging & non-operative treatment

O'Brien: Surgery

Savoie: Rehab

Resident Case Presentations

 

Heffernan: Basic science of bone metabolism

Mead: Surgical effect of bone healing

Gladden: Surgical effect on nonunions

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club

 

Reconstruction - TKA: Balancing & Complication

 

Mardi Gras

Hester: Evaluation of the degenerative knee, imaging

Smith: Non-operative treatment arthritis and surgical approaches for TKA

Sanchez: Implant choices & soft tissue balancing in TKA

Billings: Complications of TKA

Resident Case Presentations

 

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Hand - Flexor Tendon Injury  

Peds - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

McCarty: Anatomy of the tendon and tendon sheath

Edmunds: Evaluation of the damaged flexor tendon

Robertson: Approach and repair techniques, results and complications

Resident Case Presentations

 

Rush: Anatomy & evaluation of the patient with SCFE

Bennett: Surgical approach to SCFE: Reduce or not? How? Fixation techniques?

Zembo: Complications of SCFE: Basic science of chondrolysis of the hip

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club

 

Sports - Rotator Cuff

 

AAOS/ORLANDO

McCarty: Anatomy & exam

Fellow: Non-operative treatment & diagnosis

O'Brien: Pattern recognition & surgical repair

Savoie: Revisions, patches, & rehab

Resident Case Presentations

 

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Trauma - Pelvic ring injuries

 

Foot & Ankle - Gait

Mead: Anatomy

Smith: Classification

Gladden: Operative Treatment

Resident Case Presentations


 

Apple: Kinematics of gait

Raoul Rodriguez: Normal gait & gait abnormalities

Ramon Rodriguez: Biomechanical evaluation of the foot; orthotic prescription

Resident Case Presentations

 

LOUISIANA ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING

 

Reconstruction - Implant Wear & Osteolysis

 

Spine - Cervical Myelopathy

McCarty: Polyethylene manufacturing/sterilization

Thon: Basic science of osteolysis

Sanchez: Revision surgery for osteolysis

Billings: Bisphosphonates/non-operative treatment

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club

 

Martin: Anatomy & exam, imaging

Davis: Conservative management and Operative treatment

Resident Case Presentations

 

Sports - A/C & S/C Joints

 

Hand and Wrist - Clinical Anatomy, Exam, and Imaging

Brown: Anatomy and Imaging

Fellow: History and Exam

O'Brien: A/C surgery & rehab

Savoie: S/C surgery & rehab

Resident Case Presentations

 

McCarty: Anatomy, imaging of hand and wrist: Xrays, CT scan, MRI

Edmunds: hand and wrist clinical anatomy and correlations, intrinsic clinical anatomy

Robertson: clinical examination of the hand and wrist correlated with anatomy

Resident Case Presentations

 

Peds - Clubfoot

 

Spine - Spinal Cord Injury

Clark: Pathoanatomy, exam, imaging

Bennett: Ponsetti Technique

Heinrich: Residual clubfoot & posterior release

McDaniel: Case presentation

Resident Case Presentations

 

Martin: Epidemiology and Exam

Whitecloud: Electrodiagnostics & spinal cord syndrome

Davis: Surgical decompression & stabilization

Stewart: Rehabilitation

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club

 

Trauma - Tibial Shaft Fracture

 

Sports - GH & Arthritis

Hester: Surgical indications, initial evaluation, classification

Mead: Nail it or plate it? Pearls and pitfalls, Compartment Syndrome

Gladden: Reconstructive techniques for LE deformity

Resident Case Presentations

 

McCarty: History, anatomy & exam

Fellow: Shoulder prostheses

O'Brien: HHR & TSR- Indications, techniques & results

Savoie: Alternatives to TSR

Resident Case Presentations

 

Foot & Ankle - Adult Painful Flatfoot Deformities

 

Peds - Osteomyelitis & Septic Arthritis

Clark: Definition, clinical evaluation, classification

Ramon Rodriguez: Treatment of Stage I & II posterior tibial deficiency

Raoul Rodriguez: Management of late deformity

Resident Case Presentations

 

Heffernan: Evaluation of the  patient with possible infection, anatomy, basic science

Heinrich: Surgical management of infections in pediatric patients

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club

 

Trauma - Femoral Shaft, Femoral Neck

 

Reconstruction - THA: Techniques & Dislocation

Smith: Initial evaluation and epidemiology, imaging

Martin: anatomy & approaches, classifications and surgical treatment

Gladden: Treatment options for non and malunion

Resident Case Presentations

 

Apple: Evaluation, anatomy, classification & non-operative treatment

Mead: Approaches to the hip

Billings: Implant choice in THA

Sanchez: Incidence & management of complications, DVT prophylaxis

Resident Case Presentations

 

Sports - Elbow (arthroscopy)

 

Hand - Carpals (excluding basal joint thumb)

Smith: Anatomy & exam

Fellow: Portals & approaches

O'Brien: Diagnostic arthroscopy

Savoie: Advanced arthroscopy

Resident Case Presentations

 

McCarty: Anatomy and exam - ligaments, imaging, fractures, instabilities

Edmunds: surgical treatment - fractures and dislocations, instability

Robertson: surgical treatment of arthritis

Resident Case Presentations

 

Spine - Lumbar Disc

 



Rush: Anatomy/exam/medical history/imaging

Whitecloud: Injections/non-operative treatment

Davis: Operative treatment

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Presentations

Journal Club