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M. Daniel Wongworawat, MD
Assistant Dean, Career Advisement, School of Medicine
School of Medicine
Assistant Chair, Orthopedic Surgery
School of Medicine
Head, Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
School of Medicine
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
School of Medicine
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
4/2007 Examination of the Lower Extremities
Freshmen Medical Student Lecture
4/2007 Examination of the Spine
Freshmen Medical Student Lecture
4/2007 Examination of the Upper Extremities
Freshmen Medical Student Lecture
4/2007 The Musculoskeletal System
Freshmen Medical Student Lecture
3/2007 Fractures of the Scaphoid
Grand Rounds lecture at Riverside County Regional Medical Center
3/2007 T-Condylar Fractures of the Distal Humerus
Lecture given at the Pan Pacific Hand and Upper Limb Trauma Symposium, Queenstown, New Zealand
2/2007 Hand Surgery Review
Lecture to Plastic Surgery Teaching Conference
12/2006 Anatomy of the Humerus and Elbow
Basic Science session
11/2006 Carpal Instability
Lecture to the Plastic Surgery Teaching Conference
10/2006 Elbow Fractures and Dislocations
Grand Rounds Lecture
10/2006 Muscle Physiology
Basic Science Conference
10/2006 Musculoskeletal Tissues, Tendons, and Ligaments
Basic Science Conference
10/2006 Nerve Physiology
Basic Science Conference
9/2006 Bone Injury and Repair
Basic Science Conference
9/2006 Bone Physiology
Basic Science Conference
8/2006 Elements of Research: Study Design and Data Analysis
Basic Science Conference
8/2006 Orthopaedics
Junior Medical Student Lecture
7/2006 Evaluation and Management Services
Grand Rounds Lecture
7/2006 Examination of the Musculoskeletal System
Basic Science Conference
7/2006 Principles of Coding
Grand Rounds Lecture
6/2006 Orthopaedics
Junior Medical Student Surgery Clerkship Core Lecture, 2 hours
3/2006 Physical Examination of the Shoulder
Loma Linda University Alumni Postgraduate Convention, 0.5 hour
1/2006 Orthopaedics
Junior Medical Student Surgery Clerkship Core Lecture, 2 hours
12/2005 Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
Junior Medical Student Surgery Clerkship Core Lecture, 2 hours
12/2005 Humerus Anatomy
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Basic Science Conference, 2 hours
11/2005 Carpal Instability
Division of Plastic Surgery Teaching Conference, 2 hours
10/2005 Examination of the Lower Extremities and Spine
Freshmen Medical Student Lecture, 1 hour
10/2005 Examination of the Upper Extremities
Freshmen Medical Student Lecture, 1 hour
10/2005 Genetics and the Formation and Growth of Skeletal Tissues
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Basic Science Coinference, 2 hours
10/2005 Orthopaedics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
School of Nursing Lecture, 2 hours
10/2005 Scaphoid Fractures
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, 1 hour
10/2005 The Musculoskeletal System
Freshmen Medical Student Lecture, 1 hour
9/2005 Journey into Medicine and Spirituality
Orientation to Religion and Medicine, 1 hour
9/2005 Muscle Physiology
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Basic Science Conference, 2 hours
9/2005 Overview of Orthopaedic Surgery
Junior Medical Student Surgery Clerkship Core Lecture, 2 hours
8/2005 Bone Physiology, Injury, and Repair
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Basic Science Conference, 2 hours
8/2005 Cartilage Physiology
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Basic Science Conference, 2 hours
8/2005 E/M and CPT Coding for Hand Surgery
2 hours
7/2005 CPT Coding
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, 1 hour
7/2005 E/M Coding
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, 1 hour
7/2005 Research Design
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Basic Science Conference, 2 hours
6/2005 Overview of Orthopaedic Surgery
Junior medical student clerkship lecture on general orthopaedics
6/2005 Pathological Basis of Metastatic Disease
Basic Science presentation on metastatic disease to bone
5/2005 Joint Replacements in the Hand
Overview of surgical options for arthritis of hand joints
4/2005 Bone Forming Tumors
Presentation of various bone forming tumors, including benign and malignant types; discussion of patient presentation, radiographic findings, histologic descriptions, and treatment modalities
4/2005 Introduction to Orthopaedic Surgery
Presentation to second-year medical students regarding the specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery
3/2005 Overview of Orthopaedic Surgery
Junior medical student clerkship lecture on general orthopaedics
2/2005 Brachial Plexus Palsy
Educational program detailing the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnositic modalities, and treatment options in patients with obstetric brachial plexus palsy
12/2004

Humerus Anatomy


Review of the surgical anatomy of the humerus, operative approach, and potential dangers

12/2004 Overview of Orthopaedic Surgery
Junior medical student clerkship lecture on general orthopaedics
10/2004 Genetics and the Formation of Growth of Skeletal Tissues
Review of musculoskeletal manifestations of genetic abnormalities, with overview of the embryology and growth of the musculoskeletal system
10/2004 Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthritis
Grand Rounds presentation on basilar thumb arthritis, pathophysiology, diagnostic tests, and non-surgical and surgical interventions
9/2004 Anatomy, Biology, and Biomechanics of Tendons and Ligaments
Descriptions on the physiology of tendons and ligaments, biomechanical properties, and repair of injury
9/2004 Muscle Physiology
Basic science lecture on muscle anatomy, micro and macro structure, force generating capacity, biomechanics, physiological function, and injury
9/2004 Nerve Physiology
Overview of nerve physiology, including nerve anatomy and structure, electrodiagnostic testing and nerve response, nerve injury and repair
9/2004 Transplantation of Musculoskeletal Tissues
Presentation of various tissues used in transplant (bone, ligament, tendon, cartilage), physiologic response, and host incorporation
8/2004 Bone Physiology
Basic science lecture on bone metabolism, biomechanics, injury, and repair
8/2004 Cartilage Physiology
Basic science lecture on cartilage metabolism, structural properties, lubrication, injury, and degeneration
8/2004 Overview of Orthopaedic Surgery
Junior medical student clerkship lecture on general orthopaedics
7/2004 Elements of Research and Statistics
Basic review of research methods, types of research, and statistical methods
7/2004 Examination of the Multiple Trauma Patient
Systematic overview of the approach to perform a musculoskeletal examination of the trauma patient
7/2004 Principles of E/M Coding
Grand Rounds presentation on how to perform coding for Evaluation and Management patient encounters
Interactive Teaching
 
7/2005 - Present Basic Science Conferences
Group teaching, 16 to 20 individuals, 40 hours
7/2005 - Present Faculty Advising
Multiple medical students, 30 hours
7/2005 - Present Hand Core Conference
5 individuals, 15 hours
7/2005 - Present Indications Conference
12 individuals, 50 hours
7/2005 - Present Journal Club
16 individuals, 8 hours
7/2005 - Present Medical Student teaching clinic
1-2 student(s) at at time, 120 hours
7/2005 - Present Orthopaedic Core Conferences
4 individuals, 8 hours
7/2005 - 11/2005 Review for Orthopaedic In-Training Examination
16 individuals, 16 hours
7/2005 - Present Teaching residents in operating room setting
1-2 learner(s) at at time, 480 hours
7/2005 - Present Teching residents in clinic setting
1 resident at a time, 480 hours
3/2005 Surgery OSCE proctoring
Proctored examination of approximately 25 students, over 4 hours
10/2004 - 11/2004 OITE Review
Small group review sessions for the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination, for 12-16 residents, total of 16 hours
7/2004 - 6/2005 Basic Science Conference
Small group teaching involving approximately 12-16 learners, 40 hours over one year
7/2004 - 6/2005 Core Lecture Series
Participated in lecture series to second and third year residents, four learners at a time, 5 total hours
7/2004 - 6/2005 Faculty Advising
Advising multiple students regarding career choices, match strategy, approximately 10 hours
7/2004 - 6/2005 Family Practice Residency teaching clinic
Mentoring Family Practice resident in the field of Orthopaedics, one participant at a time, approximately 40 hours over the year
7/2004 - 6/2005 Hand Pre-op Conference
Case discussions on surgical cases for the week, 5 participants, approximately 30 hours total
7/2004 - 6/2005 Indications Conference
Case discussions with second year residents, weekly with 10 residents/medical students in attendance, 50 hours total
7/2004 - 6/2005 Medical student teaching clinic
Supervised and taught medical students in the clinical setting, approximately 120 hours
7/2004 - 6/2005 Resident teaching clinics
Supervision of residents in an ambulatory setting, approximately 500 hours total over the entire year, 1-2 residents at a time
7/2004 - 6/2005 Resident teaching in surgery
Supervision and teaching of residents in the operating room setting, 1-2 learners at a time, approximately 500 total hours
7/2004 - 6/2005 Sign-out Rounds
Directing morning report for the Orthopaedic service, 5 residents at a time, total of 18 hours
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
2/2006 - Present Residency Program Director
7/2005 - Present Faculty Advisor
7/2005 - 6/2006 Grand Rounds Course Coordinator
7/2005 - 8/2006 Medical Student Program Director
7/2004 - 6/2005 Grand Rounds Course Coordinator
Compile Grand Rounds schedule, invite guest lecturers, assure CME credit availability and compliance
7/2004 - 6/2005 Medical Student Program Director
Coordinate Orthopaedic clerkship for junior and senior medical students, arrange teaching of orthopaedic physical examination, proctor OSCE, present core lecture materials
Instructional Prep of New Material
 
2/2006 - 9/2006 Residency Program
Compiling program specifics and establishing uniform policies and procedures; and preparing the program for ACGME site review
7/2005 - 10/2005 Freshmen PDX
Drafting lecture and lab materials for Freshmen Medical Courses on the Musculoskeletal System
7/2005 - 6/2006 Grand Rounds
Preparation and organization of Grand Rounds speakers and curriculum
7/2004 - 6/2005 Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
Preparation of new Grand Rounds schedule, coordinate entire lecture series (approximately 48 lectures)