Ronald Linscheid-James Dobyns Excellence in Wrist Surgery Honoree Named

October 31, 2014

The AFSH is pleased to announce that Mark Vitale, MD, MPH has been named the  2014 “Ronald Linscheid - James Dobyns Excellence in Wrist Surgery” honoree.  The goal of this award is to honor the legacy of Drs. Linscheid and Dobyns by annually recognizing the best wrist research paper presented at the ASSH Annual meeting.   As the primary author of the winning manuscript, Dr. Vitale has been invited to present the “Lincheid-Dobyns Excellence in Wrist Research” Instructional Course at the 70th ASSH Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA over September 10-12, 2015.    As winner of this award, and Chair of this Instructional Course, Dr. Vitale will receive a $5,000 honorarium.  Dr. Vitale’s paper Intra-articular Fractures of the Sigmoid Notch of the Distal Radius was presented during the 2014 ASSH Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Congratulations on your achievement, Dr. Vitale!