UNMC for the recordKevin Garvin, M.D., chair of orthopaedic surgery, was invited to give the Philip D. Wilson Jr., M.D., Honorary Lecture in Arthroplasty at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. Dr. Garvin, who completed a hip fellowship at HSS, was honored to return as a visiting professor.
The Hospital for Special Surgery's annual Visiting Professor Lecture Series - featuring both Distinguished Research Lectures and Honorary Service Lectures - showcases renowned visiting faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise in the field of musculoskeletal health.
On April 12th, Dr. Garvin presented, "Prosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip: Are We Making Progress?" at the HSS Richard L. Menschel Education Center in New York.
Founded in 1863, HSS is the nation's oldest orthopaedic hospital.
Curtis Hartman, M.D., assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on March 12. The academy is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists. Its fellows have completed medical school, plus at least five years of specialty study in orthopaedics in an accredited residency program, passed a comprehensive oral and written exam, and have been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.