News

July 22, 2015

New fall program schedule announced!

The Perry Initiative is heading all over the country this fall! Check out our new schedule for Sept and Oct 2015, and join us at one of our programs in Texas, North Carolina, Kansas City, or Seattle, among others. Full schedule here.

July 7, 2015

Summertime Professional Development for Orthopaedics In Action!

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 high school STEM classrooms that teaches engineering concepts through the lens of biomedical sciences. The curriculum is well aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. More information on OIA can be found at: www.perryinitiative.org/orthoinaction

We will be running more PD workshops throughout the year at our partner locations nationwide, so stay tuned for an OIA PD in your area!

June 3, 2015

Take the annual Perry Outreach Program survey!

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

Dr. Ann Van Heest joins our Board of Directors

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 in surgical practice. Read more about Dr. Van Heest and all of our board members here.

April 7, 2015

Orthopaedics In Action Officially Launches!

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!

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Upcoming Events

Sep
12
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
Sep 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Phoenix, AZ, which will take place at Mayo Clinic Arizona on September 12, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
Sep
19
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Newark, DE @ University of Delaware
POP – Newark, DE @ University of Delaware
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Newark, DE, on the University of Delaware Campus on September 19th, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
Sep
25
Fri
2015
4:30 pm MSOP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
MSOP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
Sep 25 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program on September 25, 2015 which will take place at Duke University. We will be holding our MSOP event for current medical students in the Durham area. Women in[...]
Sep
26
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Dallas, TX @ University of Texas Southwestern
POP – Dallas, TX @ University of Texas Southwestern
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Dallas, TX, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on Saturday, September 26th, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
8:30 am POP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
POP – Durham, NC @ Duke University
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Durham, NC, which will take place at Duke University on September 26, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]

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