AAOS Now, April 2018
The Importance of Mentorship: Inspiration and Support
Ten years ago, I did not know the name Ruth Jackson or the society named after her. I was also unfamiliar with Jacquelin Perry and The Perry Initiative. Somehow, I found my way to orthopaedic surgery without a female mentor, albeit through a circuitous route. I spent my years of training, both residency and fellowship, working with fewer than 10 female orthopaedists—seven residents and two faculty members. I made it, though, so what’s the big deal?
Feb. 1, 2018 Louisville, Ky. Paul D. Choi, MD Jan. 26, 2018 Los Angeles Edwin C. Fulton, MD May 24, 2017 Glen Burnie, Md. Stuart Hirsch, MD March 7, 2018 Port Saint Lucia, Fla. Norton H. Lithwick, MD May 1, 2017 Thornhill, Ontario, Canada Harry E. Livingston, MD Dec. 15, 2017 Tulsa, Okla. Frederick O. Mackel, MD Feb. 8, 2017 Huntertown, Ind. Marvin K. Margo, MD Feb. 10, 2018 Oklahoma City, Okla. Milton J.