Orthopedics: A Focus on Faculty 2019 Issue 1
A Focus on Faculty: Highlighting a Range of Expertise in Orthopedics
The Perry Initiative: Encouraging Young Women to Enter Orthopedics
Women make up only 6.1% of US orthopedic surgeons. The Columbia University Department of Orthopedic Surgery partnered with The Perry Initiative to host an outreach program for 39 high school students to increase the pool of women who might be interested in the field.
Center for Athletic Hip Injuries and Hip Preservation
In recent years it has been shown that younger athletic adults are also prone to hip problems that were once considered merely groin or muscle injuries. At the Center for Athletic Hip Injuries and Hip Preservation at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, doctors are focused on providing joint-preserving treatment for young, active adults.