From the Chairman

May, 2021

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

The Kentucky Orthopaedic community suffered a great loss recently. Dr. Wayne Kotcamp passed away on March 28, 2021. Dr. Kotcamp did it all with enthusiasm, energy, and grace. From serving in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, to fellowships in spine surgery and hand surgery, to bringing anterior spine surgery to Louisville, to serving as Acting Director of the University of Louisville Department of Orthpaedic Surgery (1981-1983), his legacy and his impact lives on. In 2007, Dr. John Dimar solidified Dr. Kotcamp’s legacy and set up an endowment in Dr. Kotcamp’s name, to which many current faculty and alumni contributed.

Virtual interviewing due to COVID -19 had all of us adapting quickly to the “new normal”. I am delighted to report we have matched with the following outstanding medical students who will begin as PGY-1 residents in July:

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    Cynthia D. Downard, MD, MMSc
    Hirikati S. Nagaraj, MD Endowed Professor in Pediatric Surgery
    Director, Division of Pediatric Surgery
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

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