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.
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!
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.
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.
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!