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CME OnDemand - On The Same Page: Advocating for Women Surgeons
AOFAS on the Same Page: Women in Orthopaedics Advocacy Discussion

Advocacy for Women in Orthopaedics
Presented in collaboration with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Chairs: Michelle M. Coleman, MD, PhD (AOFAS) and Lubna Ziauddin (RJOS)

Join a discussion centered on Advocacy for Women in Orthopaedic Surgery. Topics will include recent research examining the challenges faced by female orthopaedic surgeons in the workplace as well as practical strategies for advocating for women in orthopaedics. We will conclude with a discussion panel featuring the Boden family of orthopaedic surgeons.

Reference Texts

  • Next Steps: Advocating for Women in Orthopaedic Surgery, by Tamara A. Scerpella, MD; Andrea M. Spiker, MD; Cassandra A. Lee, MD; Mary K. Mulcahey, MD; Molly L. Carnes, MD, MS

  • The “Other Side” of Conflict: Examining the Challenges of Female Orthopaedic Surgeons in the Workplace, by Patricia Rodarte, Maria S. Kammire, Lisa K. Cannada, Selina Poon, and Heidi Israel. Conference proceeding from the Medical Student Orthopaedic Symposium 2022.

    Accreditation

    The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

     

    Credit Designation Statement

    The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Overview
Statement of Need

A need for this educational activity has been determined based on previous course evaluations and the AOFAS educational curriculum. The content of this course was based on current issues and topics provided by AOFAS membership and leadership. For more information on the AOFAS CME mission, visit aofas.org/education.


Accreditation

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Disclosure

AOFAS requires all instructors, planners, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations during the past 12 months with any commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods and services consumed by, or used on patients). All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the education content vetted by AOFAS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness. AOFAS also requires faculty to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity. AOFAS attests that the persons responsible for the development of this educational activity did so independently and were not influenced by commercial supporters. All financial disclosures will be provided to meeting attendees in the final program materials.


Disclaimer

The material presented in this continuing medical education activity has been made available by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful or of interest to other practitioners. Methods, techniques, and procedures demonstrated and views and opinions expressed by speakers, presenters, and faculty are their own, and do not necessarily represent those of AOFAS, nor does presentation on the program represent or constitute endorsement or promotion by AOFAS. AOFAS expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material, methods, information, techniques, opinions, or procedures expressed, presented, or demonstrated.

Disclosures

DEI COMMITTEE DISCLOSURES (Faculty and Planners)

 

Gary W. Stewart, MD

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

J. Robert Gladden Society: Board or committee member

AAOS: Board or committee member

Carbon-22: Stock or Stock Options

Altior: Stock or Stock Options

Novastep: Stock or Stock Options

 

 

Tonya Dixon, MD, MPH

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

J. Robert Gladden Society: Board or committee member

 

Lorena Bejarano-Pineda, MD

This individual reported nothing to disclose

 

Michelle M. Coleman, MD, PhD

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

 

J. Imani Dupree, MD

This individual reported nothing to disclose

 

Robert Gorman III, MD

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

 

   A. Holly Johnson, MD

Novastep: Royalties

Arthrex Inc: Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter

Zimmer: Paid Consultant

Novastep: Paid Consultant

Carbon-22: Stock or Stock Options

Altior Trauma: Stock or Stock Options

BICMD: Stock or Stock Options

 

Anthony Ndu, MD

Tyber Implants: Paid Consultant

Nextremity Solutions: Paid Consultant

 

Kaitlin Neary, MD

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

Arthrex Inc: Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter

Arthrex Inc: Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter

Arthrex Inc: Research Support

 

Jacqueline Nguyen, MD

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

 

David I. Pedowitz, MD

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

Smith & Nephew: Royalties

Zimmer: Royalties

Smith & Nephew: Paid Consultant

Arthrex Inc: Paid Consultant

MiRus: Paid Consultant

Ossio: Paid Consultant

Smith & Nephew: Research Support

Thermaquil: Stock or Stock Options

MiRus: Stock or Stock Options

Arthrex Inc: Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter

Smith & Nephew: Speaker’s Bureau/Presenter

Ossio: Stock or Stock Options

 

Andres Piscoya, MD

This individual reported nothing to disclose

 

Vinayak M. Sathe, MD

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member

 

Lubna Ziauddin (RJOS)

This individual reported nothing to disclose

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 12/31/2025
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1.5 CME (MD) OnDemand Credits
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