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

Dec
5
Fri
2014
4:30 pm MSOP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
MSOP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm – Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Rochester, Minnesota which will take place at the Mayo Clinic on December 5, 2014. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater Rochester area. Women[...]
Dec
6
Sat
2014
8:30 am POP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
POP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
Dec 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Rochester, MN which will take place at the Mayo Clinic on Dec 6, 2014. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]
Dec
12
Fri
2014
4:30 pm MSOP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
MSOP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – Dec 12 @ 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in New York, NY hosted by NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, which will take place at Bellevue NYSIM Center on December 12, 2014. We will be holding[...]
Dec
13
Sat
2014
8:30 am POP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
POP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
Dec 13 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in New York, New York, hosted by NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, which will take place at Bellevue NYSIM Center on December 13, 2014. We will[...]
Jan
9
Fri
2015
4:30 pm MSOP – Rochester, NY @ University of Rochester Medical School
MSOP – Rochester, NY @ University of Rochester Medical School
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Rochester, NY which will take place at University of Rochester Medical School on January 9, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater[...]

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