Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Women and Minorities in Orthopaedics: AOA Critical Issues Symposium

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Jun 21. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.21.00016. Online ahead of print.


Despite considerable attention being paid to the lack of diversity in orthopaedic surgery over the last decade, there has been very little actual change in the racial and gender demographics. This article discusses mechanisms for improving the diversity of interested programs, including reviewing potential barriers to racial and gender-based diversity programs.