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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Orthopaedic Surgery: An Interview with Lisa Lattanza, MD, FAOA, FAAOS
In this video, OrthoInfo Social Media Editor Mary Mulcahey, MD, FAAOS, and Lisa Lattanza, MD, FAOA, FAAOS, discuss Dr. Lattanza's extensive efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in orthopaedic surgery, including co-founding The Perry Initiative to inspire more women to enter and become leaders in the field.
- November 28, 2022Source: Annals of Surgery Volume 276, Number 4, October 2022
Diversification at the highest level of academic surgical leadership is critical in creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment; an environment more reflective of the population whom we as surgeons serve and care for. Until the year 2021, an African American female surgeon had never ascended to the role of Department of Surgery Chair. However, by 2021, not 1 but 3 African American women became Chairs of Surgery: Karen Gibbs, MD, KMarie King, MD, and Andrea Hayes, MD. To highlight and celebrate these historical appointments, we interviewed these extraordinary women who shared their unique views on ascending to leadership.
- November 22, 2022
Reduce burnout, increase your publishing success, accelerate your next promotion in academic medicine and more from Julie Silver, MD
Reducing burnout, addressing patient care, accelerating your next promotion in academic medicine and more - register for a session with Julie Silver, MD, associate professor and associate chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, to campus on Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2, 2022.
- November 17, 2022
Discoveries & Impact highlights select scientific discoveries per section across the Department of Internal Medicine...
- November 16, 2022Source: Science Volume 378, Issue 6620
As an Iranian female scientist in the United States, I believe that all scientists have a distinct duty to recognize these attacks as an assault on education, knowledge, and human rights; to speak out against injustices in the name of religion; and to give a voice to students, scientists, and health care professionals living in oppressive societies.
- November 14, 2022
Elizabeth Prsic, MD, Firm Chief for Medical Oncology and Director of Adult Inpatient Palliative Care at Smilow Cancer Hospital, along with former Yale fellow Julia Foldi, MD, PhD, received a Women Faculty Forum grant to identify and reduce barriers to breast milk expression among medical trainees.
- November 09, 2022
Over 160 faculty, students, and staff gathered in The Anlyan Center auditorium on the evening of November 2 in support of members of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) community affected by the recent uprising in Iran. The event was sponsored by the YSM Diversity Champions Advisory Council.
- October 24, 2022
Four years ago, images of women were practically non-existent in the most widely used public spaces at Yale School of Medicine. Today, the school's wall reflect its community.
- October 21, 2022
Yale Urology has started a new “mission mapping” technique that could be a game-changing tool in reducing unconscious bias when screening new faculty candidates.
- October 19, 2022
We write to condemn the recent violent attacks on Iranian students by the Islamic Republic’s security forces, as well as lend our support to the brave protestors fighting for their rights within the country.