AAOS Now, September 2020
The ‘Hidden Curriculum’ for Trainees of Color
“It dawned upon me with a certain suddenness that I was different from the others; or like, mayhap, in heart and life and longing, but shut out from their world by a vast veil.” —W.E.B. Du Bois.
Near, Far, Wherever Bones Are: Lessons Learned by Orthopaedic Residents During Overseas Stints
International electives are gaining popularity among orthopaedic residents. Most electives represent humanitarian efforts allowing residents to provide care in underserved nations across the breadth of orthopaedic subspecialties. Residents benefit from exposure to advanced pathology not normally seen in the United States.