1Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Langone Grossman School of Medicine, NYU Langone Orthopedics, New York, NY, USA
2Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, Vori Health, Jacksonville Beach, FL, USA
3Professor Emerita of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
M. I. O’Connor ✉, Vori Health, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250, USA, Email: [email protected]
A note from the Editor-in-Chief: I am pleased to present the next installment of “Equity360: Gender, Race, and Ethnicity” written by Mary I. O’Connor MD, FAOA, FAAHKS, FAAOS. Dr. O’Connor is Chair of Movement is Life, a non-profit multistakeholder corporation committed to health equity, co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at Vori Health, Professor Emerita of Orthopedics at Mayo Clinic, and Past Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Yale School of Medicine. She has written extensively on increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities in orthopaedics and about other social issues. Her column unravels the complex and controversial motives behind disparities in musculoskeletal medicine across sex, gender, race, and ethnicity.
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