Previous Beals Memorial Seminars

The Beals Memorial Seminar is an annual event established in honor of the late Dr. Rodney K. Beals, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Orthopaedics at OHSU, who taught orthopaedics for more than 50 years. The seminar includes research presentations by the chief residents, presentations on orthopaedic issues and treatments by OHSU faculty, and a presentation by a visiting guest speaker.

Below are videos and programs from prior Beals Memorial Seminars.

2022 Beals Memorial Seminar presentations

Kenneth Gundle M.D. and Judy Baumhauer, M.D., M.P.H.: Beals Seminar Introduction and Presentation
Visiting Professor: Judy Baumhauer, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Associate Chair of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester Medical
OHSU Faculty Speaker: Bopha Chrea, M.D.
Chief Resident: Sam Cheesman, M.D., M.B.A.
Chief Resident: Ryan Hadden, M.D.
Chief Resident: Samuel G. Moulton, M.D.
Chief Resident: Erik Woelber, M.D.
Chief Resident: Natalie L. Zusman, M.D.

2021 Beals Memorial Seminar presentations

The Multiligament Injured/Dislocated Knee: Mayo Clinic Experience, Visiting Professor: Bruce A. Levy, M.D.
Advances in PCL Reconstruction, Visiting Professor: Bruce A. Levy, M.D.
Weight Bearing Restrictions Following Complex Knee Surgery: What Is the Evidence?, OHSU Faculty Speaker: Jacqueline Brady, M.D.
The History and Evolution of Hip Arthroscopy, OHSU Faculty Speaker: Andrea Herzka, M.D.
Marrow Stimulation has Relatively Inferior Patient-Reported Outcomes in Cartilage Restoration Surgery of the Knee: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials, Chief Resident: Torgom Abraamyan, M.D.
Cannabinoid Utilization in Fracture Clinic; A Prevalence Study of Formulation and Delivery Modalities, Chief Resident: Trevor Barronian, M.D.
Effect of Standing Radiographs on Management of Vertebral Fractures, Chief Resident: Jason Laurita, M.D.
Fresh Femoral Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation (FOCAT) to Capitellum - Determining Best Fit Radius of Curvature, Chief Resident: Michael Robbins, M.D.
Expired Air Carbon Monoxide Testing is Effective for Preoperative Screening of Cigarette Use in Orthopaedic Patients: A Prospective Pilot Study of 70 Veterans, Chief Resident: Sean Sterrenberg, M.D.

2019 Beals Memorial Seminar presentations

Visiting Professor Dr. Frederick Matsen: Technique and Technology in Shoulder Surgery with introduction by Dr. Darin Friess
Dr. Kenneth Gundle: The Boundaries of Orthopaedics: A Historical Perspective
Visiting Professor Dr. Frederick Matsen: The Ream and Run Procedure
Dr. Darin Friess: Correlation of Compartment Syndrome Diagnosis and pH Measurement, closing remarks by Dr. Jung Yoo

2018 Beals Memorial Seminar presentations

2017 Beals Memorial Seminar presentations

Part 1

  • Introduction - Dr. Darin Friess, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Vice Chairman
  • Bearing Surfaces in Joint Replacement - Dr. Michael Ries
  • Discussion
  • Chief resident research presentations from John Cox, M.D., Ryland Kagan, M.D., Joseph Langston, M.D., Michael Rose, M.D., and Ryan Wallenberg, M.D.

Part 2

  • Complex Primary Joint Replacements - Dr. Kathryn Schabel
  • Discussion
  • Management of Bone Loss in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty - Dr. Michael Ries
  • Total Joint Arthroplasty: Alternative Payment Plans and Patient Pathways - Dr. Paul Duwelius
  • Closing Remarks from Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Chairman, Dr. Jung Yoo.