AAOS Now, June 2017
Resident Assembly's HPC Has Had a Busy Year
The Resident Assembly's (RA) Health Policy Committee (HPC) hit the ground running. Committee Chair Patrick Marinello, MD, set goals and maintained committee momentum through a successful, active year. The HPC submitted three action items at the 2016 AAOS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.
What to Expect for That First Job
The turnover rate for newly graduated orthopaedic surgeons in their first job is astoundingly high (70 percent to 80 percent), according to some sources. This is challenging not only for the young orthopaedic surgeon who often is forced to uproot his or her family to move for another job, but also for the employers who often invest significant capital in the new orthopaedic practice.