News & Events

News and Events

Paul Whiting, MD, published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma for study, “Risk Factors for Infection After Intramedullary Nailing of Open Tibial Shaft Fractures in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”

Posted on 10/04/2019

We would like to recognize Paul Whiting, MD, who was first author on the study, “Risk Factors for Infection After Intramedullary Nailing of Open Tibial Shaft Fractures in Low- and Middle-Income Countries,” published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. The large-scale study investigated risk factors for infection in open tibia fractures treated with the SIGN nail, […]

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN HOSPITALS AND CLINICS RANKED #19 IN THE NATION FOR ORTHOPEDICS ACCORDING TO 2019-2020 U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’S “BEST HOSPITALS” RANKINGS

Posted on 08/02/2019

Madison, WI – For the first time in the history of US News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics are listed on the Honor Roll – the 20 most highly ranked hospitals in the nation. The designation, which includes both University Hospital and UW Health at The American Center, […]

Joseph J. Greene, MS, ATC, has study, “Physician Satisfaction with Athletic Trainers in the Physician Practice Setting,” published in Journal of Medical Practice Management

Posted on 08/01/2019

We would like to recognize Joseph J. Greene, MS, ATC, who had his study, “Physician Satisfaction with Athletic Trainers in the Physician Practice Setting,” published in the Journal of Medical Practice Management. Click here to view the study.

WIAA rule limiting full-contact practice in high school football resulted in 57 percent decrease in concussions

Posted on 07/23/2019

Contact: Gian Galassi July 22, 2019 608-263-5561 ggalassi@uwhealth.org MADISON–The rate of sport-related concussions during high school football practice in Wisconsin decreased by 57 percent following a rule change limiting the amount and duration of full-contact activities during practice, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public […]

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation hosts summer philanthropic and educational event for Freedom of Movement Fund

Posted on 07/14/2019

On June 20th, 2019, the UW Orthopedic Development Board Members, Jon Goldstein, and Louisa Enz, hosted the Department of Orthopedics summer philanthropic and educational event at Ovation 309 in downtown Madison in the Rooftop SkyClub. The bi-annual event supports the academic efforts within the Department of Orthopedics via support of gifts to the Freedom of Movement […]