2014 Annual Meeting General Sessions


Saturday, March 15


ORS Presidential Guest Speaker
Collaboration: The Basis of 21st Century Science


Joshua J Jacobs, MD serves as the William A Hark, MD/ Susanne G Swift Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush Medical Center. He has also served as the Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program for 14 years and as the Associate Dean for Research Development for five years. In addition, Dr. Jacobs is an Adjunct Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University. His major research focus is on the biocompatibility of permanent orthopaedic implants, particularly joint replacement devices. Dr. Jacobs served as the President of the Orthopaedic Research Society in 2006.

Dr. Jacobs is the current President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Sunday, March 16


Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award Presentation
Understanding the development of muscle atrophy and fatty infiltration in massive rotator cuff tears
Brian Feeley, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughn Award
Natural History of Rotator Cuff Disease: Relationship to Surgical Indications
Ken Yamaguchi, MD, MBA, Washington University School of Medicine
Co-Authors: Sharlene A. Teefey, MD; Jay D. Keener, MD; and Leesa Galatz, MD;

Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award
Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Changing Paradigm
Freddie Fu, MD, University of Pittsburgh

OREF Clinical Research Award
The Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)
James N. Weinstein, DO, MS; Co-Authors: Adam M. Pearson, MD, MS ; Jon D. Lurie, MD, MS; Tor D. Tosteson, ScD; Anna N.A. Tosteson, ScD; William A. Abdu, MD, MS; and Sohail K. Mirza, MD, MPH; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

CORR® ORS Richard A Brand Award Paper Presentation
Amadio, Peter

Engineering Flexor Tendon Repair with Lubricant Cells and Cytokines in a Canine Model

Peter C. Amadio, MD


Monday, March 17


The ORS Marshall R. Urist Lecture
McIlwraith, Wayne
Endeavors in management and repair of injured and diseased joints in horses and humans

Wayne McIlwraith, DVM, PhD


10:00am to 10:45am

Bechtold Pic-Edited


ORS Presidential Address

Joan E Bechtold, PhD





ORS Incoming Presidential Address

Mary Goldring, PhD


ORS Business Meeting


3:45pm to 4:30pm

ORS New Investigator Recognition Awards Presented


The ORS Arthur Steindler Lecture

Gerber photo


Christian Gerber, MD




ORS Video Outreach Award Presentation

ORS William H Harris Award Presentation

ORS Women’s Leadership Forum Award Presentation

ORS/OREF Distinguished Investigator Award Presentation