AAOS Career Podcast

AAOS Career Podcast

The Bone Beat, an orthopaedic podcast channel from AAOS

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#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 Tedesco, MD, Chair AAOS Resident Assembly and Daniel Cognetti, MD, Vice Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly Host: Austin 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

#5 Exploring Personal Finance with The White Coat Investor

Financial literacy varies among orthopaedic surgeons in all stages of their career. They are often faced with significant student debt burden and may struggle to navigate the litany of financial advice.  Moreover, few training programs provide education on financial planning which can ultimately lead to poor personal financial decisions including a lack of savings or difficulty adjusting to a drastic salary increase post-training. In this episode, we are joined by James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP, a practicing emergency medicine physician and founder of The White Coat Investor for advice on personal finances, investing, and retirement planning for surgeons balancing residency training and early clinical practice. White Coat Investor: Student Loan  Guest: James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP, Founder of The White Coat Investor Host: Austin M. Beason, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
February 1, 2022

#4 Understanding ABOS Board Certification

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) is responsible for setting educational standards for orthopaedic residents as well as evaluating both the initial and continuing qualifications and competence of all orthopaedic surgeons. In this episode, ABOS Executive Medical Director David F. Martin, MD, FAAOS, discusses the evolving process of board-certification through the ABOS, its commitment to lifelong learning, and recent initiatives it has implemented to better connect with residents and their training programs. Contact the ABOS at [email protected] ABOS information for residents: Part I Examination Blueprint: ABOS Knowledge, Skills, and Behavior Program for orthopaedic resident education programs: Maintenance of ABOS certification information: ABOS certification verification for patients: Guest: David F. Martin, MD, FAAOS, Executive Medical Director, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Wake Forest School of Medicine Host: Austin Beason, MD, Chair, AAOS Resident Assembly
January 4, 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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