Perry Initiative Medical Student Outreach Program

Perry Initiative Medical Student Outreach Program
When: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Where: 

OSMI: 3rd Floor Conference Center
3450 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32607

Description: 

A Perry Initiative Medical Student Outreach Program is a hands-on introduction to the field of Orthopaedic Surgery for women in medical school. Participants in the Medical Student Outreach Program (aka MSOP) are connected with local mentors and like-minded peers while completing two Sawbones surgical simulations and and participating in lively discussions. 

Sponsoring Facility: 

Perry Initiative and the UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute

 

The event will be for current UF medical students. Women in first and second year of medical school (MS-1 and MS-2) who are undecided about specialty choice or those definitely interested in exploring careers in orthopaedics are encouraged to apply. In addition to lectures from local women surgeons, participants will also perform two hands-on skills module. The purpose of this free, one-evening program is to connect female medical students with an interest in orthopaedics to like-minded peers and professional mentors.  Participants must gender-identify as female or nonbinary and currently be in medical school (MD or DO).

Registration deadline is January 18, 2022.