Maintaining Perspective: Lee Rubin, MD, Reflects on the Pandemic
Lee E. Rubin, MD, is an associate professor and division chief of Adult Reconstruction with the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation as well as chief of the Total Joint Replacement Program at Yale New Haven Hospital. He offers an inside look, not only to what physicians and surgeons have experienced during the pandemic, but what he has done personally to keep focused and prioritize mental health.
Kristaps J. Keggi Inducted into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame
Kristaps J. Keggi, MD, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, was among 13 veterans inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame on July 29, 2021. The ceremony took place in person at the State Armory in Hartford, Connecticut and commemorated distinguished individuals who have dedicated their lives to serving the community after their time in the military.
UPDATED- 4-1: Yale Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation to Open Urgent Care Clinic During COVID-19 Pandemic
An urgent care clinic is being opened at the Yale Physicians Building to help Yale New Haven Hospital's Emergency Department with patients who need musculoskeletal care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Are ACL Tears Really More Common in Women?
Increased participation in sports by girls and women has added to the number of orthopedic injuries among female athletes. In fact, certain injuries, including ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears, ankle sprains, and stress fractures, turn out to be even more common in female athletes than they are in males. Yale Medicine experts discuss women's sports injuries and how to avoid them.Source: Yale Medicine
New Chair of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Has Ambitious Goals for Department
Lisa Lattanza, MD, the new chair of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, wants to help create a nationally prominent orthopaedics practice at Yale with destination programs, unique collaborations, and such advanced procedures as 3D cellular printing of bone and cartilage.
Prolific Publication: One Lab’s Secret to Success
Jonathan Grauer’s lab has an impressive record of publications. The secret is using big data to identify likely problem areas with orthopaedic surgery, as well as potential solutions. After his patients, Grauer’s students have been among the greatest beneficiaries of this efficient and effective process.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
Humanitarian Award Presented to Kristaps Keggi, MD
The 2019 Humanitarian Service Award is awarded in recognition of the volunteer work and commitment by an orthopaedic surgeon member. This award is to acknowledge the tireless efforts, outstanding commitment and sustained dedication in service to humanity.