AAOS Career Podcast

AAOS Career Podcast

The Bone Beat, an orthopaedic podcast channel from AAOS

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#11 Professional Development Through Policy Advocacy

Involvement in policy advocacy is about more than just advancing musculoskeletal care, it is also a way for orthopaedic surgeons to develop professionally. This episode, featuring an AAOS healthcare lobbyist and resident leader on the Orthopaedic PAC, explains how important skills such as effective communication and the art of negotiation can be fostered through engagement in advocacy. More on AAOS’ Orthopaedic Advocacy Week: More on AAOS Advocacy: More on the AAOS Resident Assembly: Guests: Catherine Hayes, Lead Lobbyist, AAOS; Sarah Nelson, PGY-5, Walter Reed, National Military Medical Center, Orthopaedic PAC Resident Fellow Host: Liana J. Tedesco, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
August 3, 2022

#10 Involvement in Research During Medical Training

Research is critical to improving patient care and understanding musculoskeletal conditions. It is also an important component of professional development for orthopaedic surgeons looking to contribute to the field and advance their careers in an increasingly competitive environment. In this episode, a research fellow and recently graduated medical student discuss aspects of research during medical training including finding mentors, being successful with projects and limited time, as well as applying the experience and knowledge learned to patient care. AAOS Research Roadmap: Contact for the AAOS Resident Assembly: [email protected] Guest 1: Fares Ani, MD, Research Fellow, NYU Langone Health Guest 2: Luis Salazar, MD, PGY-1, Rush University Medical Center Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, Vice Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
July 5, 2022

#9 Influencer Series Part 2: Advocating for Better Care — Dr. Andrew Gurman

An orthopaedic surgeon who became vice speaker of the Pennsylvania House and then AMA president, Andrew Gurman, MD, FAAOS, strongly believes that physician advocacy is a professional responsibility. Through his leadership roles, Dr. Gurman has pushed for better, more affordable care for patients across the country, affecting far more people than he would ever see one-on-one. Dr. Gurman, as the 2022 AAOS Tipton Leadership Award winner, shares the lessons he's learned about embracing opportunities and stepping up to responsibility, as well as how to start a conversation with your local representative.  Learn more about getting involved in advocacy: Guest: Andrew W. Gurman, MD, FAAOS, 2022 Tipton Leadership Award winner  Host: Daniel J. Cognetti, MD, Vice Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly 
June 7, 2022

#8 Influencer Series Part 1: Giving Back to Student Athletes — Dr. Keith Feder, 2022 AAOS Humanitarian Award winner

An athlete who became an orthopaedic surgeon, Keith Feder, MD, FAAOS, recognized during his residency the gap in orthopaedic care for high school student athletes in underserved communities. Practicing in California, he offered free sports medicine care to student athletes at inner city schools before he founded the West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation in 1994. Dr. Feder, as the 2022 AAOS Humanitarian Award winner, shares the programs and philosophy his foundation follows to help more than 13,000 student athletes each year.  Guest: Keith S. Feder, MD, FAAOS, 2022 AAOS Humanitarian Award winner Host: Liana J. Tedesco, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly 
May 3, 2022

#7 Introducing our New Hosts and Resident Assembly Initiatives in 2022

In his final episode as host, Dr. Austin Beason introduces the new co-hosts of the Career Podcast-- new AAOS Resident Assembly chair Dr. Liana Tedesco and vice-chair Dr. Daniel Cognetti. Together they talk about some exciting initiatives coming to the Resident Assembly (RA) this year and the value of getting involved now! The RA is an advisory body to the AAOS on issues of importance to orthopaedic residents and empowers residents to embrace their roles as patient advocates and life-long learners.  This episode was recorded live at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Chicago, which took place from March 222-26.  Contact the Resident Assembly: [email protected] Learn more about getting involved with the Resident Assembly: Guests: Liana J. Tedesco, MD, Chair AAOS Resident Assembly and Daniel Cognetti, MD, Vice Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly Host: Austin M. Beason, MD, Past Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
April 5, 2022

#6 Becoming a Leader Through the Academy’s ALI

This episode, featuring AAOS Past President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS, explains how leadership is tied to professional development and propelling one’s career with a focus on the AAOS Leadership Institute (ALI). The exclusive program for AAOS members provides training, mentoring, and networking opportunities for acquiring and enhancing the key skills needed to succeed both as a volunteer leader at AAOS and in general as an orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Bosco offers lessons learned from guiding AAOS through the COVID-19 pandemic and helpful advice for members with an eye on Academy leadership. Learn more about the AAOS Leadership Institute (ALI): Guest: Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS, Past President, AAOS Host: Austin M. Beason, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
March 1, 2022

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.
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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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