The 2020 University of Toronto, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Research Day was a virtual hit!

“Please join us in congratulating our award recipients this year.  Dr. Amit Anand (supervised by Dr. Jihad Abouali) won the T. R. Sullivan Award for Best Overall Research Paper presentation for his work on ‘Perceptions and Attitudes towards post-operative pain and analgesia in Orthopaedics: Implications for the Development of a Patient-Centred Approach to post-operative Pain and Opiod Prescribing’.  Dr. Matthew Florczynski (supervised by Dr. Heather Baltzer) was the recipient of the Dr. Robin Richards Upper Extremity Research award for his work on ‘Factors associated with early and late digital revascularization and replantation failure’.  Drs. Aouod Agenor and Jason Lam also received honorable mention for their work on ‘Gut Microbiome Modulation and Fracture Healing’ and ‘The Achilles study on developing a novel measurement of ruptured tendoachilles as related to function’, respectively.”

Dr. Nauth awarded the B. Langer Surgeon Scientist Award

The B. Langer Surgeon Scientist Award is given to an outstanding graduate from the Department of Surgery, who shows the greatest promise for a career in academic surgery.

B. Langer Surgeon Scientist Award

Aaron Nauth

Aaron Nauth, an orthopaedic surgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital is this year’s recipient of the award. Aaron received his medical degree at Queen’s University, completed his residency training in Toronto, and then pursued two fellowships: one at the University of British Columbia in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy and the other at the University of Toronto in Trauma and Upper Extremity. His research focuses on the basic science of trauma and fracture healing in conjunction with stem cell therapy. Since 2014, Aaron has captured 12 grants totalling well over $750,000 in research funding; he has been the PI or Co-Investigator on 10 of those grants.

Congratulations Dr. Nauth!

Dr. Hoit Awarded CIHR Canadian Graduate Scholarship!

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research has awarded Dr. Graeme Hoit with the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master’s (CGS M) in support of his Master’s research.  Congratulations Dr. Hoit!

Dr. Graeme Hoit has been awarded MOH-CIP funding for the 2020-2021

Dr. Graeme Hoit was awarded MOH-CIP funding for the 2020-2021 academic year to enable him to pursue his MSc. He will carry out his research study in the area of hip arthroscopy with UTOSM. Congratulations to Dr. Hoit!