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Orthopaedic Culture in 2019: How Do We Change Related to Gender?

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Building B, Austin, Texas 78701 | View Map »

Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019

Time: 7–8 a.m.

Contact: Brenda Trigo

About the Event

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds presents a combined lecture with the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care featuring Kristy L. Weber, M.D., on gender in the orthopaedics profession. Weber is the chief of orthopaedic oncology at Penn Medicine and director of the sarcoma program at Abramson Cancer Center.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Discuss current statistics related to women in orthopaedics and women in orthopaedic residency training;
  • Increase awareness of unconscious bias in terms of gender;
  • Identify concrete ways to improve the culture to be more welcoming to women considering orthopaedics as a career.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Orthopaedic surgeons, mid-level providers, residents, fellows, medical students and researchers


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; medical knowledge; quality improvement; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement.
  • IECC: Interprofessional communication; teams and teamwork.

Weber did not report any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds planning committee members are Karl Koenig, M.D.; Austin Hill, M.D.; and Brenda Trigo. Members of the planning committee have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.