AAOS Career Podcast

AAOS Career Podcast

The Bone Beat, an orthopaedic podcast channel from AAOS

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#15 Building Skills Through Leadership

Orthopaedic surgeons gain invaluable skills by serving in leadership positions. In this episode, AAOS Membership Council Chair Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, FAAOS discusses her leadership journey, offers recommendations for residents to get started, and explains how to gain the most out of these opportunities. Learn more about AAOS leadership positions: Info on the AAOS Resident Assembly: Episode on the ALI program: Guest: Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, FAAOS, Chair, AAOS Membership Council Host: Liana Tedesco, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
December 6, 2022

#14 Finding and Fostering Mentorships

Finding a mentor during residency can be difficult, but the lessons learned, and professional advice given are invaluable. In this episode, William Levine, MD, FAAOS, from Columbia University offers tips for finding the right mentor, being a good mentee despite a rigorous schedule, then creating a lasting, professional relationship that extends beyond the years of formal training and landing a job. Guest (name, title, company or organization): William N. Levine (New York), MD, FAAOS, Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, Vice Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
November 1, 2022

#13 Career Resources for Early-Career Professionals

As early-career professionals prepare for their first job, many are not aware of the many resources available through AAOS. In this episode, learn about the job search process, how to be an attractive candidate and what resources AAOS offers when searching and preparing for job opportunities. Guests:Tanja Getter, Lead Residency Education Director, Community Health Systems; Evette Thompson, AAOS Career Center Coordinator Host: Daniel Cognetti, MD, Vice Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
October 4, 2022

#12 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is a pervasive feeling of self-doubt, insecurity, or fraudulence, one that can stubbornly persist despite much evidence to the contrary. In this episode, Dr. Nancy Yen Shipley, who has written and spoken on the topic extensively including in her podcast titled “The 6%,” discusses how to identify imposter syndrome and ways to overcome and mitigate those feelings of self-doubt. Guest: Nancy Yen Shipley, MD, FAAOS Partner at Multnomah Orthopaedic Clinic Host: AAOS Resident Assembly Chair Liana Tedesco, MD
September 6, 2022

#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

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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