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Department of Orthopaedics

Dr. Rivera MD Featured AAOS Article About Occupational Hazards for Female Surgeons


For AAOS Now, Editorial Board member Jessica C. Rivera, MD, PhD, FAAOS, interviewed members of the team behind these studies, Lisa K. Cannada, MD, FAAOS, and Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA, FAAOS, to discuss the important take-home points about their recent findings, particularly for female surgeons. Dr. Cannada is an orthopaedic surgeon for Novant Health and a clinical professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Chen is director of research in arthroplasty services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School.

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