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Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

December 18, 2019

In recognition of his distinguished contributions to understanding bone remodeling around orthopedic implants and developing strategies to improve implant fixation, Rick Sumner, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

October 17, 2019

Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs, chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, has been elected vice president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) for a one-year term.

September 9, 2019

In an effort to decrease opioid use and curb the current trend of opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose deaths, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have developed a strategy of implementing opioid-sparing multimodal analgesia to manage pain in surgical patients. 

August 9, 2019

Rush University Medical Center has renamed its orthopedic building the Sofija and Jorge O. Galante Orthopedic Building in recognition of Dr. Jorge Galante’s leadership, his revolutionary contributions to his field and the Galante family’s lasting legacy of philanthropy.

June 3, 2019

A new technology that increases the safety and precision of spinal fusion surgeries while reducing the time needed for the procedure now is available at Rush University Medical Center. Called the Mazor X Robotic Guidance Platform, the technology combines imaging prior to surgery and image guidance during the procedure, which enhances surgical planning and precision.

February 25, 2019

As a team doctor for the Bulls and White Sox, Kathy Weber, MD, MS, has helped athletes stay in the game and blazed a trail for other women sport physicians.

February 13, 2018

An NIH-funded study by researchers at Rush is evaluating a vaccine for rheumatoid arthritis that was found effective in preliminary lab studies.

January 9, 2018

One of the nation’s leading shoulder surgeons discusses current and emerging treatments for shoulder problems and his work with top pro athletes.

September 26, 2017

A study is testing whether a pressure-detecting shoe insole can help people with knee osteoarthritis walk in a way that reduces knee strain 

July 22, 2017

Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, a researcher and clinician at Rush, has been named president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.