Movement Is Life Caucus on Musculoskeletal Health Disparities

Drs. Lattanza and Buckley with a view of the Capitol Building

Drs. Buckley and Lattanza were in Washington, DC this week for the annual Movement Is Life Caucus on Musculoskeletal Health Disparities, which is chaired by Perry Board Member, Dr. Mary O’Connor from the Mayo Clinic in Florida.

Drs. Buckley and Lattanza with Board Member, Dr. Mary O’Connor

The Caucus is focused on addressing racial and gender disparities in treating joint pain and brings together surgeons, physical therapists, primary care doctors, educators, and community leaders around this issue. By encouraging more women to enter the field of orthopaedics, The Perry Initiative is helping to address health disparities.

Dr. O’Connor and members of the Caucus organizing committee present an award to Congresswoman Donna Christensen and Congressman Hank Johnson

The Perry Initiative team had a great time in DC, meeting leaders from the government, industry, and academia. We look forward to updating the Caucus next year on our rapidly growing high school outreach program and our new medical school program which will launch this October.

Upcoming Events

Aug
9
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2014
8:30 am POP – San Jose, CA @ Stryker Endoscopy
POP – San Jose, CA @ Stryker Endoscopy
Aug 9 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in San Jose which will take place at Stryker Endoscopy on August 9, 2014. We will [...]
Aug
16
Sat
2014
8:30 am POP – Los Angeles, CA @ Children's Hospital Los Angeles
POP – Los Angeles, CA @ Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Aug 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Los Angeles, CA which will take place at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on August 16, [...]
8:30 am POP – Sacramento, CA @ Shriners Children's Hospital
POP – Sacramento, CA @ Shriners Children's Hospital
Aug 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Sacramento, CA which will take place at Shriners Children’s Hospital on August 16, 2014. We [...]
Aug
23
Sat
2014
8:30 am POP – San Francisco, CA @ San Francisco General Hospital
POP – San Francisco, CA @ San Francisco General Hospital
Aug 23 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in San Francisco which will take place at San Francisco General Hospital on August 23, 2014. [...]
Sep
19
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2014
4:30 pm USOP – Newark, DE @ STAR Campus
USOP – Newark, DE @ STAR Campus
Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce an Undergraduate Student Outreach Program in Newark, DE which will take place at the STAR Campus at University of Delaware on [...]

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