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CORD Town Hall

Fostering a Just, Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive (JEDI) Residency Program
Practical Tools and Tips to Support URM Residents

Recorded on September 30, 2020
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CORD Webinar

Addressing Resident and Faculty Wellbeing

Recorded on August 12, 2020
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2020 Annual Leadership Meeting Symposium

Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Women and Minorities in Orthopaedics

Recorded on July 6, 2020
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Episodes Highlights


  • Building Great Teams: An Interview with RADM Bruce Gillingham, MD, FAOA, Surgeon General of the US Navy
    Release: Date July 1, 2020

    Rear Admiral Bruce Gillingham, MD, FAOA, shares various leadership lessons from his distinguished career, including effective team work in Iraq for the civilian surgeon, advice for surgeons looking to become a leaders in their organizations, and what we can learn from the US Navy's approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Diversity and Inclusion in Orthopaedics (Two-Part Episode): An Interview with Gabriella Ode, MD
    Release Dates: August 6, 2020; August 28, 2020

    Gabriella Ode, MD, an AOA Emerging Leader, speaks about diversity and inclusion in orthopaedics in this two-part episode. Highlights for part one include exploring the impact of mentors, the greater importance of an advocate, and early access and pipeline programs. Part two explores COVID-19's impact on recruitment and diversity, advice that Dr. Ode would give to her younger self, and why staying knowledgeable about diversity and inclusion is important.

  • Virtual Interviews: Residency Applications (Two-Part Episode): An Interview with Cassandra A. Lee, MD, FAOA
    Release Dates: September 23, 2020; September 30, 2020

    Cassandra A. Lee, MD, FAOA discusses how virtual interviews will be used for residency applications in 2020. Part one explores how to level the playing field in terms of access for applicants, ways to rally faculty, and needed structural changes to the application process. Part two focuses on how students can signal interest in programs, how COVID will impact the number of applicants, and what's involved in a holistic review process.