It was one of the best experiences of my educational career and honestly taught me so much. I’ve had dreams of becoming an orthopedic surgeon since I was younger and today really enforced that I belong in this field. Also, I’m glad you’ve opened my eyes to biomedical engineering as well. I never thought learning could be so fun and I was so happy to be a part of this program. — Student Participant, 2011
April 18, 2014
Our recent program in Shawano, WI was featured in the Shawano Leader . We had a great time! Thirty-eight students from twelve local high schools attended the event sponsored by the Shawano Medical Center Foundation. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped with this program.
March 18, 2014
Seven Perry Initiative staff traveled to New Orleans March 11-15 for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. We held a combined POP/MSOP on March 12, sponsored by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society. More photos of the POP/MSOP can be found here . We also promoted Perry at the [...]
February 13, 2014
Co-founder of The Perry Initiative, Dr. Lisa Lattanza, was recently honored with a Jefferson Award for Public Service by KPIX, a Bay Area CBS affiliate. This award is in recognition of community service in the Bay Area, and Dr. Lattanza was commended for her work with The Perry Initiative, inspiring young women to explore careers [...]
December 10, 2013
October 25, 2013
The 2013 Kansas City POP was recently featured on “The Local Show”. This great piece shows what it’s really like to participate in a POP. Check it out here KC POP 2013 !
October 24, 2013
Orthopedics Today, October 2013 Although a male-dominated field, more women are pursuing an orthopedic career The history of orthopedics in the United States has been highlighted by the work of women. In 1937, Ruth Jackson, MD, became the first female board-certified orthopedic surgeon in the country. She wrote The Cervical Syndrome, which for years [...]