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AJO Awards Joseph T. Patterson, MD, Third-Place Resident Writer's Award

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2017 AJO Resident Writer's Awards

Third-Place Award

An Original Study

Does Preoperative Pneumonia Affect Complications of Geriatric Hip Fracture Surgery?

Joseph T. Patterson, MD, Daniel D. Bohl, MD, MPH, Bryce A. Basques, MD, Alexander H. Arzeno, MD, and Jonathan Grauer, MD

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Third-Place Resident Writer's Award
Joseph T. Patterson, MD
Dr. Patterson is completing his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California San Francisco, and will continue training with a fellowship in orthopedic trauma at Harborview Medical Center. Prior to residency, he completed undergraduate education at the University of California Los Angeles and medical school at Yale University.

His research interests include geriatric hip fracture care, interdisciplinary trauma care performance improvement, and outcome assessment in orthopedic trauma.

Read the full version of Dr. Patterson's original study.