Involvement in policy advocacy is about more than just advancing musculoskeletal care, it is also a way for orthopaedic surgeons to develop professionally. This episode, featuring an AAOS healthcare lobbyist and resident leader on the Orthopaedic PAC, explains how important skills such as effective communication and the art of negotiation can be fostered through engagement in advocacy.
Apply for a resident member position on the Resident Assembly Health Policy Committee here.
More on AAOS' Orthopaedic Advocacy Week can be found here.
Liana Tedesco, MD, AAOS Resident Assembly Executive Committee Chair
Catherine Hayes, MPP, AAOS Senior Director of Government Relations
Sarah Nelson, MD, AAOS Orthopaedic PAC Resident Fellow