Health Disparities Research in Orthopaedics, with Special Guest Kanu Okike

Health Disparities Research in Orthopaedics, with Special Guest Kanu Okike
Health Disparities Research in Orthopaedics, with Special Guest Kanu Okike
Episode 37 May 16, 2022 00:23:12

Hosted By

Mohit Bhandari, MD Marc Swiontkowski, MD

Show Notes

In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by Kanu Okike (JBJS Deputy Editor for Health Disparities) in a wide-ranging discussion on the multifaceted issue of health disparities in orthopaedics, with a focus on steering the entire field (including researchers, insurers, health systems, funding bodies, and JBJS itself) toward finding meaningful solutions in this important area.


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  • Okike K. My Grandmother's Knees: A Call for Research on Strategies to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Orthopaedic Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Nov 3;103(21):1961-1962. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.21.01081.



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