One Day Is Not Enough

Operation Walk USA to expand efforts in 2013

Olga Foley

Until recently, recognizing the countless charitable acts—in particular, the free surgeries—performed by orthopaedic surgeons each year was a hit-and-miss affair. If a television or newspaper reporter heard about a special case, he or she could build a story around it. But all too often, such “good news” was overshadowed by reports of increasing healthcare costs, waste in the healthcare system, or medical errors.

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