University Orthopaedic Surgeons Attends Opening for Nursing Scholars Program

University Orthopaedic Surgeons and The University of Tennessee Medical welcomed congressman Tim Burchett for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new undergraduate nursing program on August 25. Held at The University of Tennessee Medical Center Orthopaedic Institute at 2704 Cherokee Farm Way, the ceremony opened the BSN Scholars Program, a partnership of University of Tennessee Medical and the College of Nursing.

In addition, University Orthopaedic Surgeons and the UTMC Orthopaedic Institute extended a very warm welcome while providing congressman Tim Burchett with a tour of the Orthopaedic Institute's various departments.

Attendees included: 

  • Congressman Tim Burchett, who represents the 2nd district of Tennessee
  • The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s chief community and government relations officer and senior vice president Bruce Hartmann
  • University Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Philip G. McDowell, Jr., M.D. and Michael J. Kern, M.D.; director Kendry Tackett; and executive director Tammy Rowland
  • Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic’s Gregory M. Mathien, M.D. 
  • OrthoTennessee CEO Pete Pearson
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