DISPARITIES, DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICEDisparities in Surgical Readmissions and Use of Observation Status in Hip and Knee Replacements A Retrospective Cohort StudyMehtsun, Winta T. MD, MPH∗; Orav, E. John PhD†; Phelan, Jessica BS, MS†; Lipa, Shaina A. MD, MPH‡; Dimick, Justin B. MD, MPH§; Jha, Ashish K. MD, MPH¶; Figueroa, Jose F. MD, MPH†Author Information ∗Department of Surgery, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts †Department of Health Policy & Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts ‡NYU Langone Health, New York, New York §Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan ¶Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island. [email protected]. This work was funded by NIH/NIMHD grant no. R21MD01170. The authors report no conflicts of interest. Annals of Surgery: July 2021 - Volume 274 - Issue 1 - p e90-e91 doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004806 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.