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Every Community Memorial resident is required to participate in scholarly activity in order to meet graduation requirements. Our dedicated Research Department supports residents throughout the research process, including research design, IRB approval, data collection, data analysis, and research dissemination through peer-reviewed journal articles and conference presentations. Research support team include:

Michelle Azimov, MD, FACP
Graal Diaz, PhD, MSN, MA, CCRNK
Amanda Frugoli, DO, FACOI
Cameryn Garrett, PhD, MWH
Robert Rubin, MD, PhD

To help showcase our research, GME hosts an annual Resident Research Forum.

GME also gives residents the opportunity to present their research. Our residents have presented posters at regional and national conferences, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting; the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting; and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting.

To learn more about our research curriculum please click here. To learn more about the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency research publications, conference presentations, and awards, please click here.