News & Events


Congratulations to Dr. Michael O'Brien

Dr. O' Brien was selected as an Associate Member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES). Dr. O'Brien was selected at their recent Closed Meeting held in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 12-15, 2013.  Acceptance into ASES, which has only 423 members, is by invitation only and is highly regarded for experienced orthopaedic surgeons who have completed a fellowship in surgery, elbow surgery, and/or sports medicine.  The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons was created to enhance the study of shoulder and elbow surgery and to foster advances in the field, serving as an educational body responsible for scientific programs and advances. 

Dr. O'Brien was also recently selected as the Tulane School of Medicine Junior Faculty Representative for the Association of  American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS). The AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) represents academic within the governance of AAMC. It includes faculty representatives from all member AAMC medical schools and from member academic societies. The Council is charged with identifying critical issues facing faculty members of medical schools; provide a voice for faculty about those issues to the AAMC as they relate to creation and implementation of the AAMC's programs, services, and policies; and, serve as a communications conduit with faculty regarding matters related to the core missions of academic medicine. Other groups within AAMC have overlapping interest with the CFAS and the Council's leadership is committed to being a collaborative partner with other AAMC groups and councils on matters of shared interest. For more information click here.


NFL Players Association taps Tulane University to provide medical services for former players

Tulane University School of Medicine is partnering with the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), the union for the players of the National Football League, to provide medical services for The Trust, a new support program for former, players with an emphasis on overall health and successful transition from professional football.

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Dr. Ramon Rodriguez

In this short video, Dr. Rodriguez discusses foot & ankle issues with New Orleans Living Magazine
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Dr. Buddy Savoie

Felix "Buddy" Savoie, M.D. continues to epitomize a world class Orthopaedic practice, while educating both at Tulane University and around the world through top notch research, as well as, national and international lectures.

A Long Tradition

A long tradition, started by Raoul Rodriguez, M.D. in the 80's, of encouraging AO principles throughout the OR, has continued this year. Paul Gladden, M.D. has chaired an AO ORP course, as well as, the first ever AO course for Residents in New Orleans

Tom Dempsey Receives Cutting Edge Treatment
Former Saints kicker, Tom Dempsey, receives cutting-edge treatment at TISM from Gregory Stewart, M.D. New York Times »

A Tribute to Daniel C. Riordan, MD (1917-2012)
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Tulane Football is back Uptown

We are overjoyed to announce this year our boys are back on campus at our new stadium! Opening game is September 6th against Georgia Tech. The state of the art synthetic turf field will feature green and white checkerboard end zones, harking back to the historical Tulane Stadium. The stadium will seat 30,000! It will also have a Family Club Area, Athletes Plaza, Meeting Hall, Letterwinners Lounge and Terrace Area. To read more about the amenities at the new Yulman Stadium, click here.

Guy A. Caldwell Lectureship

The 38th Annual Guy A. Caldwell Lectureship in Pediatric Orthopaedics will be held Friday, September 26,2014 and Saturday, September 27, 2014 and is open to the public. This year's visiting professor is Jacques D'Astous of Shriner's Hospital for Children in Sat Lake City, UT. Dr. D'Astous will be speaking on Saturday about "The Early Onset of Scoliosis." 

The lectureship is set to begin Friday at 1:00 p.m. in room 5150 of the Medical School and Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in room 5001. Breakfast will be provided. 

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