#3 Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Early in Orthopaedics
Despite recent gains in gender, ethnic and cultural diversity, the orthopaedic community still remains relatively homogenous. Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society President Julie Samora, MD, FAAOS and J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society Liaison Angelo Rashard Dacus, MD, FAAOS explain the barriers to inclusion, the importance of increasing diversity early in training, as well as how sponsors and mentors can foster the next generation of compassionate orthopaedic surgeons.
Learn more about AAOS and Diversity including its Diversity Advisory Board (DAB): https://www.aaos.org/about/diversity-in-orthopaedics/
Guests: Julie Samora, MD, FAAOS, President, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society and Member, AAOS Diversity Advisory Board; A. Rashard Dacus, MD, FAAOS, Member, AAOS Diversity Advisory Board and liaison to J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
Host: Austin Beason, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly