AAOS Career Podcast

AAOS Career Podcast

The Bone Beat, an orthopaedic podcast channel from AAOS

#23 Coding Matters: Understanding the Ever-Evolving Landscape ­– Part One

The AAOS Coding Community is your go-to resource for everything Practice Management and Coding & Reimbursement at AAOS. This two-part series will cover the general principles of coding, update members on new rules and developments, and review some of the top coding mistakes. Stay tuned for Episode 2 which will air next week.  To sign up for an upcoming virtual Practice Management course, featuring a session on Coding Tips with Shannon DeConda, click here. Guest: Shannon DeConda, CPC, CEMC, CEMA, CPMA, CRTT, Partner, DoctorsManagement Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, AAOS Resident Assembly
September 19, 2023

#22 Leveraging Social Media for Your Patients and Practice

This episode, which was recorded in-person at the 2023 AAOS Annual Meeting, delves into the ways orthopaedic surgeons can leverage social media to build their practices and personal brand. Social media guru and AAOS social media ambassador Dr. Cory Calendine offers guidance for using the platforms for both patient education and professional engagement, despite ongoing challenges surrounding limited time and medical misinformation.   Find Dr. Calendine on social media under the name Cory Calendine, MD. Guest: Cory Calendine, MD, FAAOS, Founding Partner, Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee   Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, AAOS Resident Assembly 
July 31, 2023

#21 Eliminating the Term ‘Provider’ as a Physician

Using the ambiguous term “provider” to describe any healthcare professional is problematic for both patients and orthopaedic surgeons striving to provide the highest level of musculoskeletal care. This episode explains how it diminishes the intrinsic value of physicians, commoditizes healthcare delivery, and why organizations like AAOS are working to eliminate its use. AAOS Now article on the topic: Guest: Gregory Della Rocca, MD, FAAOS, AAOS BOC Representative for Missouri Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, AAOS Resident Assembly
June 28, 2023

#20 In-person Meetings and Learning Opportunities

In-person learning is invaluable for networking, career development, and even personal growth. In this episode with the chair of AAOS CME Courses, we dive into the numerous opportunities that orthopaedic surgeons can take advantage of from annual meeting to live courses and everything else in between. Guest: Steven Haddad, MD, FAAOS, Chair, AAOS CME Courses Program Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, AAOS Resident Assembly
May 4, 2023

#19 Shining in Rotations from Med School to Fellowship

Recorded live at the 2023 Annual Meeting and the day before Match Day, this conversation dives into how medical students and junior residents can shine in their rotations. The authors of Pocket Pimped, a series of books with the 1,500 most asked questions by attendings, give advice for maximizing learning opportunities and matching into orthopaedic residency or their subspeciality of choice. Learn more about Pocket Pimped: Learn more about AAOS’ new membership for medical students: Guests: Jacob J. Triplet, MD, Indiana University Health; David Johnson, DO, Florida Orthopaedic Institute Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, AAOS Resident Assembly
April 4, 2023

#18 Supporting Women in Orthopaedics

In recognition of International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, this episode features a conversation about supporting women in orthopaedic surgery. AAOS Career Podcast Host Liana Tedesco, MD, leads a provocative discussion with her attending at Columbia University and incoming Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society President Christen Russo, MD, FAAOS. From gender representation and reproductive rights to advancing their careers amidst unique challenges, all topics are on the table. Guest: Christen M. Russo, MD, FAAOS, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, President  Host: Liana Tedesco, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly 
March 7, 2023
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AAOS Advocacy Podcast

The AAOS Career Podcast covers professional development topics of interest to the musculoskeletal community, from financial literacy and research opportunities to surgical skills and networking. Conversations between early-career surgeons and experienced attendings offer practical tools for guided growth in the specialty. Part of “The Bone Beat” orthopaedic podcast channel.


Austin Beason, MD

Austin Beason, MD

Austin Beason, MD, is a resident physician in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Southern Illinois University and is the chair of the AAOS Resident Assembly Executive Committee.

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