What We're Reading

★  indicates written by or focused on people of color


Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance | book by Atul Gawande

Between Grit and Grace: The Art of Being Feminine and Formidable | book by Dr. Sasha K Shillcutt MD

★  Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine | book by Dr. Damon Tweedy MD

★  Black Women Engineers Lack Role Models and Experience Increased Bias in the Workplace | article by Adedamola Agboola

★  BME Kween: How to Be a Kween and Earn a PhD | blog by N’Dea, a Biomedical Engineering PhD student

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II | book by Liza Mundy

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II | book by Sarah Rose

★  The Doctor’s Ultimate Guide to Contracts and Negotiations: Power Moves! | book by Dr. Bonnie Simpson Mason MD, orthopaedic surgeon & founder of Nth Dimensions

Encouraging Engineers to Fight Gender Stereotypes | article by Dr. Sreyoshi Bhaduri PhD and Dr. Rosh Rupani PhD, engineers

★  God Spare Life: An Autobiography | book by Dr. Claudia Thomas MD, first Black female orthopaedic surgeon in the US

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance | book by Angela Duckworth

★  Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race | book by Margot Lee Shetterly

★  How to Use your Instagram/Social Media to Acquire Physician Mentors | blog post from Plates & Iron, MD - this should be required reading for finding mentors online in any field!

Maria's Marvelous Bones | children's book by Dr. Carrie Kollias MD, orthopaedic surgeon

★  Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present | a book by Harriet A. Washington

Medical School Experiences Shape Women Students' Interest in Orthopaedic Surgery | article by Dr Mary I O'Connor MD, orthopaedic surgeon

Medical Student Guide for Orthopaedic Surgery, First Edition | book edited by Dr Lisa K Cannada MD, orthopaedic surgeon

★  Passion and Purpose: Black Female Surgeons | book Dr Praise Matemavi MD

The Perry Initiative's Medical Student Outreach Program Recruits Women Into Orthopaedic Residency | article Dr. Lisa L Lattaza et al

Rosie Revere, Engineer | children's book by Andrea Beaty

★  The Rules of Medicine: A Medical Professional's Guide for Success | book by Dr. Sonya Myles Sloan, MD orthopaedic surgeon

The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Guide for Women in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2nd Edition | book edited by Dr. Lisa  K Cannada MD & Dr. Jennifer M Wolf MD, orthopaedic surgeons

Sounds from the Training Room | blog from The JAAOS Mentorship Consortium