Congratulations to our colleagues who authored the research paper selected as the winner in the AAMA Annual Research Competition. We want to CELEBRATE the efforts and work of these colleagues and recognize them as winners of the 2021 Research Paper Competition!

The first-place winner was authored by Stephanie I. Cheng, MD, DABMA, Deirdre C. Kelleher, MD, Danya DeMeo, BS, Haoyan Zhong, MPA, George Birch, BS, Michael P. Ast, MD, MPH.  The paper is entitled, “Incorporating Intraoperative Acupuncture to Reduce Opioid Usage After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Cohort Trial“.

Please watch the presentation below as it was presented at the AAMA Virtual Symposium on May 2, 2021.

All members are invited to enter their eligible research in next year’s competition. Plan now to share your findings.