LadyPod LIVE: Q&A with Four Female Orthopaedic Surgeons

Watch four female orthopaedic surgeons discuss the ins and outs of the job.

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As an orthopaedic surgeon with plenty of experience in the operating room, I can tell you that it is a vastly male-dominated field. Half of the medical students in the United States are female, and yet only 13% go into orthopaedics, and account for only 4% of members of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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In this video for LadyPod LIVE, I sat down with esteemed surgeons Dr. Nancy Yen Shipley, Dr. Pamela Mehta, and Dr. Jennifer Weiss to discuss why there aren’t more women in the subspeciality of orthopaedics.

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