paedipods podcast

Paedipods aims to gain insight into the careers of leaders and luminaries in the field of Paediatric Orthopaedics worldwide, and explore relevant topics including updated research, education, physician wellness and international fellowship opportunities.

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Join host Dr. Michael Blankstein as he interviews several well-known leaders from the OTA community and asks each of them to select a clinical study that has significantly changed their own clinical practice. Guests include past OTA Presidents: Drs....
Join host Dr. Paul Whiting as he interviews several well-known leaders from the OTA community and asks each of them to select a clinical study that has significantly changed their own clinical practice. Guests include Drs. Bill Obremesky, Tracy Watson...
Join Dr. Markku Nousiainen, University of Toronto Program Director, and host Michael Blankstein as they discuss the Canadian model of competency based training. A timely episode for medical students, current residents, as well as residency directors...
Join Dr. John Scolaro, University of California Irvine Program Director, and host Michael Blankstein as they discuss critical learning opportunities from the ‘near misses’ every resident experiences. A timely episode for medical students, current...
Join Dr. Hassan Mir, University of South Florida Program Director, and host Michael Blankstein as they discuss program curriculum options as well as clinical challenges orthopaedic residents may encounter. A timely episode for medical students,...
Join Harvard Program Director Dr. George Dyer and host Dr. Michael Blankstein as they discuss keys to successfully completing an orthopaedic residency. A timely episode for medical students, current residents, as well as residency directors who want...
Dr. Sonny Konda and Dr. Abhishek Ganta, previously featured in an earlier episode, discuss how the trauma team at NYU responded to the Covid-19 crisis and how it is impacting ongoing care of orthopaedic trauma patients.
Dr. Zuckerman discusses his experience with clinical trials, advocacy efforts through the AAOS, and the importance of diversity in an orthopaedic department. Dr. Sonny Konda hosts this episode of the Icons of Orthopedic Trauma series. Visit OTA at ....
Dr. Paul Tornetta discusses his experience with large clinical trials and the importance of teamwork when tackling some of the most difficult clinical challenges. Dr. Arun Aneja hosts this episode of the Icons of Orthopedic Trauma series. Visit OTA at...
Dr. Justin Barad, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon and CEO / Co-Founder of Osso VR and Dr. Stefano Bini, Chief Technology Officer UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery have a lively discussion on the use of virtual reality and augmented reality...
Join host Dr. Jorge Orbay along with experts such as Drs. Deana Mercer, Ann Golden, Kavi Sachar, and Robert Gray as they discuss novel approaches and current options in the treatment of wrist fractures including the distal radius, distal ulna and DRUJ...
Join host Dr. Jorge Orbay along with experts such as Drs. Nathan Hoekzema, Francisco Rubio, and Robert Gray as they discuss current options in the treatment of elbow fractures including olecranon, radial head, monteggia and terrible triad fracture...
Dr. Roy Sanders shares some highlights of his career, how he got started in orthopedics and how he improved as a surgeon while educating his many fellows. Dr. Paul Whiting hosts this episode of the Icons of Orthopedic Trauma series. Visit OTA at ....
Dr. Jorge Orbay discusses his experience treating upper extremity injuries and his story of innovation and entrepreneurship with Dr. Sonny Konda, host of this episode of the Icons of Orthopaedic Trauma series.  Visit OTA at .  Thanks to our...
Dr. David Helfet shares some highlights from his career, the influence of his orthopaedic surgeon father, and the evolution of pelvic fracture surgery. Dr. Michael Blankstein hosts this episode of the Icons of Orthopedic Trauma series. Visit OTA at ....
Dr. Andrew Burgess shares some of his career highlights including the early days in Baltimore as they created a new paradigm in trauma patient care with host Dr. Conor Kleweno in this new series where we hear from some of the legends of orthopaedic...
Dr. Andrew Burgess shares some of his career highlights including the early days in Baltimore as they created a new paradigm in trauma patient care with host Dr. Conor Kleweno in this new series where we hear from some of the legends of orthopaedic...
Dr. Chip Routt shares some stories of his vast experience in pelvic and acetabular surgery as he speaks with host Dr. Conor Kleweno in this new series where we hear from some of the legends of orthopaedic trauma. Visit OTA at .
Dr. James Kellam shares some sage advice from his long and storied career as he speaks with host Dr. Paul Whiting in this new series where we hear from some of the legends of orthopaedic trauma. Visit OTA at
Dr. Mo Bhandari continues his discussion with host Dr. Arun Aneja in this new series where we hear from some of the legends of orthopaedic trauma.
Dr. Mo Bhandari shares his vast experience with running large multi-center clinical trials with host Dr. Arun Aneja in this new series where we hear from some of the legends of orthopaedic trauma.
OTA President Dr. Michael McKee shares some of his career highlights, research focus, and interesting stories with host Dr. Michael Blankstein in this new series where we hear from some of the legends or orthopaedic trauma.
Drs Austin Fragomen and Arun Aneja discuss indications and surgical technique pearls for using a compression nail in a nonunion. This paper was selected for the Innovations in Bone Defect Management section of the 2020 OTA Specialty Day.
Drs. Stephen Quinnan and Conor Kleweno discuss new technologies and techniques in bone transport. This paper was selected for the Innovations in Bone Defect Management section of the 2020 OTA Specialty Day.
Drs. Michael Gardner and Sonny Konda discuss current soft tissue approaches and surgical techniques for complex proximal humerus fractures. This topic was one of the papers selected for the Proximal Humerus section of the 2020 OTA Specialty Day.
Drs.Munjed Al Muderis and Michael Blankstein discuss current implants, techniques and future directions for osseointegration for amputees. This topic was one of the papers selected for the Amputation section of the 2020 OTA Specialty Day.
Drs. Kyle Potter and Michael Blankstein discuss the evolution of and indications for the Modified ERTL technique. This topic was one of the papers selected for the Amputation section of the 2020 OTA Specialty Day
Drs. Kyle Potter and Michael Blankstein discuss current techniques and general principles for amputation and decision criteria for limb salvage vs amputation. This topic was one of the papers selected for the Amputation section of the 2020 OTA...
Drs. Michael Blankstein and Lisa Cannada discuss the decision criteria for selecting Limb Salvage or Amputation. This topic was one of the papers selected for the Amputation section of the 2020 OTA Specialty Day.
Drs. Arun Aneja and Janet Conway discuss the application of antibiotic cement coated nails for bone infection/nonunion. This topic was one of the papers selected for the New Technologies & Techniques for Bone Infection/Nonunion section of the 2020...
Conventional Treatment: Drs. Conor Kleweno and Michael Gardner discuss current concepts in bone defect management. This topic was one of the papers selected for the Innovations in Bone Defect Management section of the 2020 OTA Specialty Day.
Drs. Stephen Kottemeier and Paul Whiting review 4 OTA Highlight Papers from the 2019 Annual meeting. Data from the top papers featured at last year’s meetings are summarized and discussed here.
Drs. Michael Gardner and Paul Whiting 4 OTA Highlight Papers from the 2019 Annual meeting. Data from the top papers featured at last year’s meetings are summarized and discussed here.
Dr. Sonny Konda and Dr. Abhishek Ganta discuss how orthopaedic teams in Queens, New York are now assisting the medical team in managing Covid patients. Listen to how the orthopaedic trauma service at NYU is using a team-based approach with their...
Dr. Samir Mehta leads a panel of experts to update us on Alternate Care Models such as Telemedicine, Admit vs Send Home, and Outpatient Alternatives. Joining the expert orthopaedic trauma panel are Drs. Ricci, McLaurin, Egol, Hayda, Gardner, Schmidt,...
Dr. Samir Mehta leads a panel discussion on How Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons are Now Treating Patients Acutely. Hear updates from leading experts from hotspots in NYC and Northern California. Joining the expert orthopaedic trauma panel are Drs. Ricci,...
Dr. Mehta hosts Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Neil Fishman, CMO of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center to discuss the disease process and update us on what’s going on currently and where it’s headed. Joining the panel are Drs....
In this third episode in our series discussing the current Covid-19 crisis, Dr. Samir Mehta leads a panel discussion on Alternate Care Models such as Telemedicine, Admit vs Send Home, and Outpatient Alternatives. Joining the panel are Drs. Bill Ricci,...
In this second episode in our series discussing the current Covid-19 crisis, Dr. Samir Mehta leads a panel discussion on How Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons are Now Treating Patients Acutely. Joining the panel are Drs. Bill Ricci, Ken Egol, Nigel...
In this first episode in our series discussing the current Covid-19 crisis, Dr. Samir Mehta hosts a panel of leading experts in orthopaedic trauma as well as a special guest, Dr. P.J. Brennan, the Chief Medical Officer for the University of...
Join Dr. Sonny Konda and the OTA podcast committee as they preview what members can expect from the new OTA podcast channel. Look for upcoming episodes discussing the Covid-19 crisis and how orthopedic departments are managing this unprecedented...

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