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Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD
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Dr. Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of orthopaedic surgery and Co-director of orthopaedic trauma at the Perleman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College (2008-2009). He did his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania (2003-2008) where he also received his MD-PhD in Cell & Molecular Biology (1995-2003). Dr. Ahn received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Stanford University. In addition to studying the education and development of physician-scientists, he co-manages a laboratory with a focus on molecular modulation of bone formation and healing and a clinical research program with a focus on prospective evaluation of orthopaedic trauma outcomes. He is active in medical education, serving as Director of the orthopaedic clerkship, Assistant Director of the orthopaedic residency program, Steering Committee member of the MSTP, all at Penn, and as a member of the USMLE test material development committee, and enjoys reviewing for journals as varied as JAMA, Science Translational Medicine and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Outside of academics, he especially enjoys food, wine, travel and exercise with his wife. Dr. Ahn became a member of the APSA Board of Directors in April of 2007 and served as Chair in 2011-2013.