Hughston News

Annual Trauma Meeting held in Atlanta
Over a hundred trauma surgeons attended the Atlanta Trauma Symposium on April 18-20, 2019, at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, GA. Hughston orthopaedic traumatologist, Bruce Ziran, MD, organized the event, moderated several of the sessions, and he also presented a case-based topic on proximal humerus fractures. All together, 8 sessions offering more than 50 lectures were presented by some of the leading traumatologists in the country. Additionally, panel questions and discussions were prearranged in each session of the program, giving attendees the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the most up-todate techniques used in orthopaedic trauma. Attendees were awarded CMEs for the 3-day conference.

Two Hughston Residents Place in Poster Competition
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) - Auburn Campus held its 2nd Annual Via Research Recognition Day on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Two poster presentations from Hughston residents placed in the competition: Placing 2nd in the resident’s category, "Rhabdomyolysis Secondary to Extended Video Game Play: A Case Report" was presented by authors, David Barnes, DO; Dale Segal, MD; and Eric Shirley, MD. Additionally, "Perforated Ileus After L5-S1 Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion," by authors: J. Ryan Mahoney DO; David Barnes, DO; and Douglas Pahl, MD, received honorable mention in the resident’s category.

The Via Research Day is a forum for health professional and scientists at academic institutions, teaching hospitals, and practice sites to present or benefit from new research innovations and programs intended to improve the health of all humans. Participants attending the poster session, also learn about the biomedical, clinical, and education research activities at VCOM and its partner institutions, and have ample opportunity to identify new collaborative research opportunities. Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital has 15 doctors in their resident program.

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