Women in Orthopaedics: Perry Initiative

Perry Initiative Medical Student Outreach Program

The Perry Initiative inspires women to be leaders in Orthopaedic Surgery and Engineering by partnering with medical schools and universities nationwide.

The Perry Outreach Program (POP) is a free, one-day event to explore hands-on surgery modules and receive mentorship from women surgeons and engineers. Our program focuses on the advancement of women in STEM. Applicants must be in high school.

The Medical Student Outreach Program (MSOP) is a hands-on introduction to the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. This free event includes mock surgeries and mentorship from female surgeons. Our program emphasizes the advancement of women in orthopaedic surgery. Participants must currently be in medical school (MD or DO).

Orthopaedics In Action is a unique, hands-on curriculum for middle and high school STEM classrooms that features real-world challenges from orthopaedic surgery and biomedical engineering.


To learn more, visit the Perry Initiative website.


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