WBAMC and TTUHSC El Paso had the pleasure of hosting the first Perry Initiative event
in El Paso - a great opportunity getting to teach and empower women interested in
pursuing careers in ortho and STEM! A HUGE thank you to SOMOS for their generosity
in funding this experience for the future ladies of Orthopaedic Surgery. Check out
http://perryinitiative.org to find future events or to get involved.
October 2022: Missed our virtual open house? Check out the recording here!
September 2022: WBAMC/TTUHSC Orthopaedic Surgery. Virtual Residency Open House
The WBAMC-TTUHSC ortho residency is going to hold a virtual open house next week.
We’d love for you all to join us on zoom and learn a little more about our program.
Please sign-up using the google doc and invitations for the conference will be sent
out next Wednesday morning!
June 2022: Graduation
Congratulations to our graduates! From left to right, and where they’re going next:
Dr. Hunter Graver – adult reconstruction fellowship at Rush University, Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Kyle Bockelman– will continue to provide orthopaedic care as faculty here at WBAMC.
Dr. Michael Eckhoff – a rotation in Korea, then musculoskeletal oncology fellowship at Ohio State University.
Dr. Josh Tadlock – pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California.
May 2022: WBAMC/TTUHSC El Paso Research Day
Our annual Research Day was held on Friday, May 13. Thank you to our distinguished
guest and speaker Dr. Joseph Hsu (right) for his insightful lectures!
The winner of this year’s Ernst Dehne Award is Dr. Cole Patrick, PGY-2, (left) for
his presentation “Arthroplasty Has Surpassed Surgical Fixation for Radial Head Fractures
Among ABOS Part II Candidates Despite Increased Complications at 60 Days Follow-Up:
A 19-year Observational Study.”
December 2021: SOMOS
WBAMC won the research award at Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) for
the fouth year in a row!
Dr. Anthony Gavalas, PGY-2, won the Jamie Dianne Bulken-Hoover Memorial Best Hand
Paper Award for his paper “Return to Military Duty after Intra-Articular Distal Radius
Marc Nicholes, incoming PGY-1, won the Louise House Award for best original poster
presentation for his poster “Stenosing Tenosynovitis: Trends in Treatment.”
What is Coronavirus [COVID-19]?
If you are a faculty or staff member or student of TTU, TTUHSC, TTUHSC El Paso or
ASU and think you may have COVID-19 (coronavirus), Email us ElpCovidResponse@ttuhsc.edu
or call 915-215-SICK(7425) to speak with a nurse.