Anna N. Miller, MD, FAAOS, FACS, FAOA, is the Jerome J. Gilden, MD, Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Miller grew up in Texas and attended Rice University, graduating with honors in biology. After graduating from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Miller was selected for residency training at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Miller then completed an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Prior to joining Washington University Orthopedics, Dr. Miller was assistant director of the orthopaedic trauma service at Wake Forest School of Medicine, and was selected for their Career Development for Women Leaders program and as a Brooks Scholar in Medicine.
Dr. Miller has particular interests in the improvement of orthopaedic trauma care on a national level and is the Chair of the Orthopaedic Subgroup for the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma. She is also interested in the management and outcomes of elderly patients with fragility fractures and is involved with AOA and AAOS regarding fragility fractures, as well as being on the National Quality Forum Trauma Outcomes Steering Committee. Dr. Miller is also involved in numerous multicenter national studies. She is a co-investigator on several federally funded grants, particularly focusing on traumatic injury and how it relates to the treatment of United States soldiers in combat situations as well as automotive crash injury investigation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dr. Miller has a national reputation for her achievements and leadership activities. Dr. Miller was a recipient of the 2015 American Orthopaedic Association North American Traveling Fellowship. She is active in the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, including the Research Committee, and serves as an Associate Editor for The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, the leading musculoskeletal trauma journal. She has also recently been elected the chair of the AIS content committee for the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. She was a Leadership Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2017-2018 and has been selected to be a 2022 American Orthopaedic Association American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellow.