Dr. Danny Whelan awarded a 2016 ESSKA-AOSSM DJO Travelling Fellowship

…congratulating Dr. Danny Whelan on being awarded a 2016 ESSKA-AOSSM DJO Travelling Fellowship…this is a very prestigious fellowship in Sports Medicine that signifies Danny’s significant achievements to date….

Dr Tim Dwyer awarded Ph.D.

Tim Dwyer was successful in the defense of his PhD Thesis, “Designing an Assessment Program for the Competency-based Era”.

Tim did an excellent performance during his defense and demonstrated great poise and professionalism as he addressed the questions from:

External Examiner:  Dr. Tim Woods (Ottawa PhD)

External Examiner: Carol Anne Moulton (PhD & Surgeon Scientist)

Committee Examiners:  Mahan Kulasegaram (PhD), Charlotte Ringstead (PhD) and Brian Hodges (PhD and Clinical Scientist)

The successful completion of a PhD in any surgical discipline is never an easy process and one which requires incredible dedication.



Congratulations to Dr Aaron Nauth and Dr Patrick Henry for grant awards

2015 BASIC SCIENCE – MECHANICAL CATEGORY ($20,000 Grant): The 2015 award winner in the Basic Science Category is Dr. Aaron Nauth (University of Toronto) and his Co-Investigator: Dr. Theodoropoulos for their study: “Endothelial Progenitor Cells for the Biological Augmentation of Rotator Cuff Repair”.


2015 CLINICAL RESEARCH CATEGORY ($20,000 Grant): The 2015 award winner in the clinical research category is Dr. Patrick Henry (University of Toronto) and his Co-Investigators: Drs. McKee, Hall, Whelan, Nauth, Holtby and Dwyer for their study entitled: “Arthroscopic Repair vs. Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: An Expertise-Based Randomized Controlled Trial”.

Dr Tim Dwyer…congratulations

… two impressive accomplishments by Tim dwyer this month… he has a first author paper in jbjs on surgical training, and is also the “author of the month” for the american journal of sports medicine… see below for the links….

Dr Charles Tator

Superb lecture on concussions….ppt available on website…go to Education:rounds…

Fellows Staff dinner rounds 20th August 2015

Great cases and excellent discussion. Thanks to Smith and Nephew for sponsorship.

Super Car Sunday with WCH foundation

Amazing day – super fun

Great Job by Tim Dwyer…and thanks to WCH foundation

We raised 30G for our research

sscSuperCar Sunday

2015 Fellows Awarded Certificates

Fellows for 2015 were awarded their certificates by the staff. They are on the way to bigger and better things to help the world!MVezGwjKefRtava6PzblHhpN2KfDCqj6crjMOO9Oe9A,mptTFpcilB22ZZqJgn2rb-HiI-2-FywpJrugLipR36I,THRBOjvIAln4smj9DTM8OwdeEWvpS1X0MOP5NRCdZrs