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A podcast, created by the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society and Dr. Alana Munger, dedicated to sharing the untold stories within the field of orthopaedic surgery.

Season Two

Our Season Two podcast launched on December 13, 2023, on Ruth Jackson's birthday. The entire podcast series is released on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music and Audible.

Dr. Audrey Tsao and Dr. Liana Tedesco discuss how we can learn from our mistakes to become better surgeons and how the landscape of gender diversity in orthopaedic surgery has changed over the course of her career
Dr. Amiethab “Tabs” Aiyer and Dr. Liana Tedesco discuss how his story to match into an orthopaedic surgery residency inspired the creation of his social media presence as “Orthomentor” – a platform in which he has been able to mentor countless medical students and resident physicians
Dr. Lorraine A.T. Boakye and Dr. Liana Tedesco discuss Dr. Boakye’s journey to speacialize in foot and ankle surgery, her commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts throughout her career, and the story of her courage to speak up in the face of discrimination to help and protect others.
Dr. Mark Baratz and Dr. Liana Tedesco discuss why Dr. Baratz decided to specialize in hand surgery, the difference between mentorship and sponsorship, and the value of surgeons representing their community.
Dr. Lisa Cannada and Dr. Liana Tedesco discuss Dr. Cannada’s love for orthopaedic traumatology, the mentors who have supported her throughout her career, and her involvement with the SpeakUp Ortho movement.
Dr. William Levine and Dr. Liana Tedesco discuss Dr. Levine’s path to become an orthopaedic surgeon, his involvement with RJOS, and his thoughts on how we can support diversity, equity and inclusion in the orthopaedic community.
An introduction to the second season of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society podcast, hosted by Dr. Liana Tedesco, featuring the past winners of the RJOS “She for She” Award, Freddie Fu “He for She” Award, and the Courage Award.

Season One

Listen to Season One Podcast that highlights the stories of the road less traveled.

Dr. Jasmin McGinty and Dr. Alana Munger discuss racial and ethnic diversity in orthopaedics and Dr. McGinty's role as Vice President of the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
Dr. Christine Ho and I discuss how she has accomplished so much within the field of pediatric orthopaedics while working as a part-time orthopaedic surgeon
Dr. Taryn Rose and I discuss how she transitioned from being an orthopaedic surgeon to an entrepreneur and created her own namesake luxury shoe company
Dr. Deborah Fabian and I discuss her story of being a successful orthopaedic surgeon who just so happens to be a male to female transgender person
Dr. Robin West and I discuss her journey to become the Lead Team Physician for the Washington Nationals and the Head Team Physician for the Washington Football Team
Dr. Coleen Sabatini and I discuss her passion for global health and her work to eliminate health disparities
Dr. Reid Nichols and I discuss her path to become a surgeon after being an intensive care nurse and how leadership training influenced her career
Dr. Bonnie Simpson Mason and I discuss racial and ethnic diversity in orthopaedics and her creation of the Nth Dimensions Educational Solutions organization
An introduction to the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Podcast

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