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Milestones

William Ricci, MD
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma  

Honors and Awards:
2015    St. Louis Magazine, Best Orthopaedic Doctor's in St. Louis
2015    Selected as one of the "19 Best Orthopedic Traumatologists in
           North America"
, Orthopedics This Week, February 10
2014    Rockwood and Green's - Fractures in Adults, 8th Edition.  Editor
2014    St. Louis Magazine, Best Orthopaedic Doctor's in St. Louis
2013    St. Louis Magazine, Best Orthopaedic Doctor's in St. Louis
2013    Marquis Who's Who in Medicine
2013    Castle Connolly Top Doctor
2012    OTA Highlight Paper award, A Comparison of More and Less Aggressive Bone Debridement                     Protocols for the Treatment of Open Supracondylar Femur Fractures
2012    Selected as one of "The Top 29 Orthopedic Traumatologists in the U.S.", Orthopedics This Week,             October 11
2012    AAOS Achievement Award (2005-2012)
2012    St. Louis Magazine, Best Orthopaedic Doctor's in St. Louis
2012    Marquis Who's Who in Medicine
2012    Castle Connolly Top Doctor
2011    St. Louis Magazine, Best Orthopaedic Doctor's in St. Louis
2011    Barnes-Jewish Hospital Award Winner - Orthopedic Quality Improvement Team
2011    Bovill Award - Best Paper presented at the OTA Annual Meeting - "Posterolateral Antiglide vs.                 Lateral Plating for SE Pattern Ankle Fractures: A Multicenter Randomized Control Trial"
2010    St. Louis Magazine, Best Orthopaedic Doctor's in St. Louis
2010    AAOS Annual Meeting - Best Poster in the Trauma Classification, Orthopaedic Trauma: "Treat or             Transfer?"
2009    St. Louis Magazine, Best Orthopaedic Doctor's in St. Louis
2008    Washington University Orthopaedic Surgery, Palma Chironis Award for Excellence in Teaching
2007    Rockwood and Green's - Fractures in Adults, 7th Edition. Associate Editor
2007    AOA ABC Traveling Fellowship
2007    OTA Highlight Paper Award, Transfer Patterns to a Level I Trauma Center
2006    OTA Research Award
2005    Selected one of "America's Top Physicians" by the Consumers' Research Council of America
2004    OTA Highlight Paper Award, Trochanteric vs. Piriformis Entry Portal for the Treatment of Femoral             Shaft Fractures
2003    OTA Highlight Paper Award, Allograft Struts are Not Required for Treatment of Periprosthetic                  Femur Fractures
2001    Winquist Cup Award, OTA 2000 Residents Fracture Course
1992    Ishiyaku EuroAmerica Award, Duke University
1991    AOA Original Studies Symposium Research Award
1990    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship
1986    Cum Laude, Duke University
1983-1984  Dean's List, Duke University
1982-1983  Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll (Student Athlete Award / Lacrosse)

 

Academic Positions/Employment:
2009 - present    Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine,
                        St. Louis, MO  
2004 – 2009       Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School
                           of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2001 – 2004       Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School
                           of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1998 – 2001       Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of
                           Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1997 – 1998       Tampa General Hospital & St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa, FL, Fellow


Professional Societies/Organizations:
2008 - present   American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
2007 - present   Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma
2002 - present   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2001 - present   St. Louis Orthopaedic Society
2000 - present   Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
1999 - present   AO/ASIF Orthopaedic Faculty


University and Hospital Committees
2013 – present   Gain Sharing Project, Department of Orthopedics / 
                        Barnes-Jewish Hospital – Project Leader
2013 – present   Quality and Mortality Review, Department of Orthopedics /                                 Barnes-Jewish Hospital – Project Leader
2011 – present   Geriatric Trauma Service, Department of Orthopedics /                                   Barnes-Jewish Hospital – Orthopaedic Chair
2006 – present   Clinical Operations, Department of Orthopedics – Physician Director
2012 – present   Orthopaedic Service Line Strategic Plan Steering Committee,                                 Department of Orthopedics / Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2013 – present   Orthopaedic Service Line, Strategic Value Stream Analysis Committee,                                  Department of Orthopedics / Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2011 – present   Peri-Operative Services Committee, Department of Orthopedics /                              Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2009 – present   Orthopaedic Inpatient Quality Improvement Team, Department of Orthopedics /                                     Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2010 – present   Orthopaedic Task Force, BJC
2009 – present   Physician Advisor, ACC DD Architectural Meeting
2005 – present   BJH Computerized Physician Order Entry Physician Advisory Committee
2004 – present   Trauma Practice Management Committee
2002 – 2004       Operating Room Information Systems Steering Committee
2000 – 2002       Transfusion Committee
2000 – 2007       Digital Imaging Committee
2000 – 2006       Information Systems Board
1999 – 2006       Chair, Resident Faculty Activity Committee
1998 – 2005       Library Committee

Society Committees
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
2010    Evaluation Committee, Trauma Section Chair (2011 OITE and Self Assessment Exams)
2009    Evaluation Committee, Trauma Section Chair (2010 OITE)
2008    Evaluation Committee, Trauma Section Chair (2009 OITE)
2007    Evaluation Committee, Trauma Section Chair (2008 OITE and Self Assessment Exams)
2006    Evaluation Committee (2007 OITE Exam)
2005    Evaluation Committee (2006 OITE Exam)
2004    Evaluation Committee (2005 OITE Exam)

Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)

Board of Directors
2013    Board of Directors, Education Committee Chair (Ex-Officio)
2012    Board of Directors, Education Committee Chair (Ex-Officio)
2011    Board of Directors, Education Committee Chair (Ex-Officio)
2010    Board of Directors, Program Committee Chair (Voting Member)
2009    Board of Directors, Program Committee Chair (Voting Member)
2007    Board of Directors, Member at Large (Voting Member)
2006    Board of Directors, Member at Large (Voting Member)

Annual Meeting Program Committee
2009    Annual Meeting Program Committee, Chair (2010 Meeting)
2008    Annual Meeting Program Committee, Chair (2009 Meeting)
2007    Annual Meeting Program Committee, Co-Chair (2008 Meeting)
2006    Annual Meeting Program Committee, Co-Chair (2007 Meeting)
2005    Annual Meeting Program Committee, Member (2006 Meeting)
2004    Annual Meeting Program Committee, Member (2005 Meeting)

Education Committee
2013    Education Committee, Chair
2012    Education Committee, Chair
2011    Education Committee, Chair
2007    Education Committee, Ex-Officio Member
2006    Education Committee, Ex-Officio Member
2005    Education Committee,

Ex-Officio Member
2004    Education Committee, Ex-Officio Member
2007    Planning Committee, OTA Residents Basic Fracture Course (2008 Course)
2006    Planning Committee, OTA Residents Basic Fracture Course (2007 Course)
2005    Planning Committee, OTA Residents Basic Fracture Course (2006 Course)
2004    Planning Committee, OTA Residents Basic Fracture Course (2005 Course)
2003    Planning Committee, OTA Residents Basic Fracture Course (2004 Course)
2002    Planning Committee, OTA Residents Basic Fracture Course (2003 Course)

American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
2013    Executive Committee, Member at Large (Voting Member)
2012    Executive Committee, Member at Large (Voting Member)
2011    Executive Committee, Member at Large (Voting Member)
2013    Finance Committee
2012    Finance Committee
2011    Finance Committee
2013    Membership Committee
2012    Membership Committee
2011    Membership Committee
2011    Award for Distinguished Contributions 

Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma (FOT)
2008    Research Committee
2007    Research Committee

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