Leading Academic Leaders


Tessa Balach, MD, FAOA
The University of Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehab Medicine

Vice Chair

Brian Scannell, MD, FAOA
Atrium Health/Carolinas HealthCare System

Member-At-Large and 2025 CORD Program Co-Chair

Timothy S. Ackerman, DO, FAOA
UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals


Jaimo Ahn, MD, FAOA
University of Michigan Health System


Raffi S. Avedian, MD, FAOA
Stanford University

AAMC-ORR Liaison

David Bernstein, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard


Henry M. Broekhuyse, MD, FAOA
University of British Columbia


Paul J. Dougherty, MD, FAOA
University of Florida Health Jacksonville

Fellowship Education Liaison

Felicity Fishman, MD, FAOA
Loyola Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation


S. Trent Guthrie, MD, FAOA
Henry Ford Hospital

2024 CORD Program Chair

Matthew D. Karam, MD, FAOA
University of Iowa Hospital Clinics

COERG/Research Lead

Brent Ponce, MD, FAOA
Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Orthopaedic Residency

Accreditation & Compliance/ACGME Lead

Afshin E. Razi, MD, FAOA
Maimonides Medical Center

2025 CORD Program Co-Chair

Nicole Schroeder, MD, FAOA
University of California, San Francisco

Corporate Liaison

J. Milo Sewards, MD, FAOA
Temple University Hospital

AAMC-ORR Liaison

Lacie Turnbull, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine

CORD Education Sub-Committee Chair

M. Daniel Wongworawat, MD, FAOA
Loma Linda University


M. Daniel Wongworawat, MD, FAOA
Loma Linda University

Subcommittee Members
(Some CORD/Academics Committee (CAC) members are also on the Subcommittee. This list comprises only members who are not also on the CAC)

Alexander Aleem, MD, FAOA
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium

Christopher Bono, MD, FAOA
Massachusetts General/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Lucas Buchler, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Paul Celestre, MD, FAOA
Ochsner Clinic Foundation

Brandi Hartley, MD, FAOA
University of Louisville

Raymond Hsu, MD
Brown University

Daniel Kang, MD
Madigan Healthcare System Madigan Army Medical Center

Laurel Lewis, C-TAGME
York Hospital

Kristofer Matullo, MD, FAOA
St. Luke’s University Hospital

Ryan Muchow, MD, FAOA
University of Kentucky

Kimberly Reising, C-TAGME
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Jason Strelzow, MD, FAOA
The University of Chicago

Joseph K. Weistroffer, MD, FAOA
McLaren Northern Michigan