Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2018 Albert B. Ferguson Jr MD Resident Research Day

The 2018 Albert B. Ferguson Jr MD Resident Research Day was held on May 9, 2019.  Frederick M. Azar, MD, served as the as the Albert B. Ferguson, Jr., MD Visiting Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Four junior residents and eight senior residents presented their research and answered questions from Dr. Azar as well as from faculty, residents and fellows.

As the Ferguson Visiting Professor, Dr. Azar also served as judge and selected the best papers for our annual Residents Research Day. Many of our residents have multiple ongoing research projects and had to select one project to present. Best paper awards were presented to:

Best Junior Basic Science Presentation:
Malcolm Dombrowski, MD (faculty advisors: Joon Lee, MD, William Donaldson III, MD, William Anderst, PhD)

Best Senior Presentations:

Julie Johnson, MD (faculty advisor:  John Fowler, MD)
Brady Mock, MD (faculty advisor:  Ivan Tarkin, MD)

The awards are generously provided by Dr. Jack Smith, president of the Pitt Orthopaedic Alumni Association.

Dr. Frederick Azar is the Chief of Staff at Campbell Clinic and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee/Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN. Dr. Azar’s Grand Rounds presentation was entitled, “Professionalism in Medicine: Living by the Golden Rule.”