The Perry Initiative Is Now Part of Amazon Smile

We are please to announce that we are now part of Amazon Smile! You can support us while you shop for all your favorites on Amazon. When you shop through the link below, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases directly to The Perry Initiative, at no additional cost to you. Simply select "The Perry Initiative" as your non-profit of choice, and then start every purchase from smile.amazon.com. It's that easy! Thank you for your support!...

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Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Opportunities for AAOS Annual Meeting 2017

The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of orthopaedic surgery among women. The Perry Initiative is proud to partner annually with RJOS for medical student programming at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. RJOS offers grant and scholarship opportunities, for all levels of training including medical students, to attend the AAOS Annual Meeting. More information and applications can be found here, and any questions can be directed to rjos (at) aaos (dot) org....

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Farewell to Our 2016 Summer Interns

We have wrapped another successful summer with our interns, Grace Ruiz Cooper and Sony Gajjala.  As undergraduate engineering students at the University of Delaware, they will start their third year this fall. Grace and Sony had a busy summer working on their projects, contributing to our expanding curriculum, and testing their work. Grace and Sony were tasked with developing a new lesson for our Orthopaedics In Action, in-classroom curriculum. The high quality lesson, Fracture Puzzles, includes fracture bone models, worksheets, presentation,...

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New Program Specialists joining us this fall!

Welcome to our new Program Specialists, Dani (left) and Nicole (right)! They will be joining our team this fall and will travel to Perry Initiative programs all over the country. Dani and Nicole have been volunteers at our program head quarters at the University of Delaware where they are engineering students. Look out for them this fall at different locations.     Nicole Ray is a PhD Student and Helwig Mechanical Engineering Fellow at the University of Delaware. She received...

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Welcome to our 2016 summer interns!

Today is the first day of our 2016 summer internship. We are excited to welcome Sony and Grace as they join the Perry Initiative team as full time interns this summer. They will get to learn what goes on behind the scenes to run over 35 Perry Outreach Programs nationwide each year. They will be actively involved in developing new and exciting curriculum for our programs as well as helping with program logistics. They will have the opportunity to travel...

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