They made me realize than I can achieve what ever I want if I put my mind to it. I am definitely more interested in becoming a physician and possibly getting into orthopaedics in the future. This was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I just wanted to say thank you.
July 7, 2015
We’re excited to announce three FREE professional development workshops this summer for middle and high school teachers on our exciting new curriculum, Orthopaedics In Action (OIA). Workshops will be held in July in Newark, DE, and Sacramento and San Francisco, CA. Check our events page for more details! OIA is is unique, hands-on curriculum for middle and […]
June 3, 2015
Perry alums – We need YOU to take our annual survey. Tell us what you’ve been up to since you participated in the Perry Outreach Program. Win fabulous, fabulous prizes. Click here to complete the survey.
April 24, 2015
We are very excited to welcome Dr. Ann Van Heest to our Board of Directors. Dr. Van Heest is an orthopaedic surgeon at University of Minnesota, specializing in hand and upper extremity in both adults and children. Dr. Van Heest is also extremely active in efforts to diversify orthopaedics and has published extensively on women […]
April 7, 2015
Our newest project, Orthopaedics In Action (OIA) , was commercially launched today with our manufacturing partner, Sawbones. Orthopaedics In Action (OIA) is unique, hands-on curriculum for middle and high school classrooms. The complete kit comes with five orthopaedics-themed lessons. Order your kit today!
January 30, 2015
We are excited to introduce new hands-on curriculum appropriate for use in co-ed middle and high school STEM classrooms. Orthopaedics in Action (OiA) has been designed to meet national education standards (NGSS) while providing real world applications of traditional subjects such as math, physics, and biology. OiA kits come complete with five stand-alone lessons […]
December 3, 2014
Our Business Director, Mari Collings, is moving on after four years of service with The Perry Initiative. Mari was our first employee, joining the Perry team in Summer 2010, and she was instrumental in the growth of the organization from a summer program in San Francisco to a national STEM program. For four years, Mari […]