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IODA and RJOS webinar recording now available

Updated: Apr 23, 2023

Watch the webinar on 'Women in Orthopaedics – Leadership, Being Intentional & Minimizing Bias' – a collaboration between IODA and the Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society.

The webinar discussed:

– The most successful initiatives to promote gender and cultural diversity

– The role of mentorship

– The importance of gender diversity in leadership

– The high work load for orthopaedic women on committees in order to achieve representation.


Jennifer Green – President, International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance

Mary Mulcahey – President, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Guest speakers:

Jim Ficke – Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, US

Laurie Hiemstra – President Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Banff, Canada

Ian Incoll – Conjoint Professor University of Newcastle, Australian Orthopaedic Association, Past President & Dean of Education

Panel Discussion with Guests:

Gala Santini – Argentinian Orthopaedic Association Women’s Subcommittee, Chair

Rujuta Mehta – Chair W.O.I.C.E. (Women of Orthopaedics India Collective Empowerment)

Samantha Tross – British Association of Black Surgeons, Founding Member.

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