The Slocum Research & Education Foundation’s mission is to improve musculoskeletal care across the lifespan through community-based research, education and collaboration. Supporting the development of future healthcare professionals through our annual college scholarship program is one way we work to achieve our mission. The Scholarship Program targets well-rounded high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in healthcare, health-related research, public or community health. The purpose of our Scholarship Program is to enable qualified students to pursue their...

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27th Annual Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Update - Upper Extremity Orthopedics

The 27th Annual Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Update will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 8:00a - 12:30p at the Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Eugene, OR. Primary care providers and allied health professionals are encouraged to attend. We are pleased to offer our annual continuing education course in joint providership with the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. 

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Duck Parking Fundraiser 2019 - Game Dates Announced!

 

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Slocum Orthopedics will be opening up it's parking lot to Garth Brooks Concert goers on June 29th!  South Eugene Rowing Club will be managing the parking lot to help raise funds for their teams.  If you have a need to park for the concert, come park at Slocum and help support local high school athletics!

SATURDAY ONLY - 3pm - Cars only, first come first serve / $20

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Each year, the Slocum Foundation is overwhelmed by the scope of talent, academic achievement, and service-minded high school seniors living in our community. This year was no exception. For 2019, our competitive, one-time $1500 awards are going to six college-bound students who will be pursing academic interests leading to a health-related career:

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The Slocum Foundation is now accepting applications from high school seniors who intend to pursue a health-related career. Visit our scholarship page for application information. 

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Hot off the press! John Paul Bigouette (Foundation PhD student) and Drs. Strasser, James, and Owen's article titled "Injury Surveillance and Evaluation of Medical Services Utilized during the 2016 Olympic Track and Field Trials" was published online December 26th (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2325967118816300...

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Slocum Orthopedics will be opening up it's parking lot to Dead & Company Concert goers on June 30th!  Sheldon High School and South Eugene Rowing Club will be managing the parking lot to help raise funds for their sports teams.  If you have a need to park for the concert, come park at Slocum and help support local high school athletics!

SATURDAY ONLY - 3pm - Cars only, first come first serve / $20

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Hot off the press! The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) published results of the collaborative study between the Department of Human Physiology at University of Oregon and the Slocum Research and Education Foundation finding supplementation with essential amino acids reduces muscle loss following total knee arthroplasty. 

A double-blind, randomized, controlled study of 39 adults undergoing primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were measured and tested for muscle atrophy pre- and post-operative. During the study participants were...

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