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By David Bennett Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United States
Jeffrey E Martus, Norman M Otsuka, Derek M Kelly
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 17, 2016: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
Jeffrey R Sawyer, Kerwyn C Jones, Lawson A Copley, Stephanie Chambers
BACKGROUND: The changing nature of the United States (US) health care system has prompted debate concerning the physician supply. The basic questions are: do we have an adequate number of surgeons to meet current demands and are we training the correct number of surgeons to meet future demands? The purpose of this analysis was to characterize the current pediatric orthopaedic workforce in terms of supply and demand, both present and future. METHODS: Databases were searched (POSNA, SF Match, KID, MGMA) to determine the current pediatric orthopaedic workforce and workforce distribution, as well as pediatric orthopaedic demand...
October 30, 2015: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
Michael P Glotzbecker, Kevin Wang, Peter M Waters, James McCarthy, John M Flynn, Michael G Vitale
Enhancing patient safety and the quality of care continues to be a focus of considerable public and professional interest. We have made dramatic strides in our technical ability to care for children with pediatric orthopaedic problems, but it has become increasingly obvious that there are also significant opportunities to improve the quality, safety, and value of the care we deliver. The purpose of this article is to introduce pediatric orthopaedic surgeons to the rationale for and principles of quality improvement and to provide an update on quality, safety, and value projects within Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America...
September 2016: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
Craig S Roberts, Lisa K Cannada
Your first job in orthopaedic surgery is the culmination of years of training and hard work. This article will cover strategies for your first job search and your future career. We discuss job searching strategies prioritizing what is important. And once you start your first job, we discuss tips for how to make a good first impression and begin a successful career.
September 2014: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Dominick Tuason, Justin B Hohl, Eric Levicoff, W Timothy Ward
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2009: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
Steven L Frick, B Stephen Richards, Stuart L Weinstein, James H Beaty, J Michael Wattenbarger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 1, 2010: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
W Timothy Ward, Craig P Eberson, Stephanie A Otis, C Douglas Wallace, Mark Wellisch, Jeffrey R Warman, K Kellie Leitch, Howard R Epps, B Stephens Richards
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2008: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
Richard M Schwend
The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Practice Management Committee evaluated current and future pediatric orthopaedic workforce needs. The resulting informational article summarizes its findings and makes recommendations for improvement of our workforce. Whereas policy decisions are often in the hands of the government with its emphasis on access and cost containment, the area that we can control, the quality of our workforce should be our primary effort. Specific recommendations include the prospective collection of accurate workforce data, increasing the interest of residents and students to enter our specialty, assisting members to improve practice efficiencies and assuming leadership in the musculoskeletal education of our primary care colleagues...
October 2009: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
Charles T Mehlman, Dennis R Wenger
An important event in the modern history of pediatric orthopaedics was the establishment of a journal dedicated to the subspecialty in 1981. Twenty-five years' worth of articles within the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics was subjected to citation analysis with the intention of identifying the 25 most frequently cited articles. Four true classic articles emerged (>or=100 citations). When looking at all articles on the top 25 list, the most common study design was retrospective in nature, and the most common subject matter was cerebral palsy and trauma-related topics...
September 2006: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
Yvonne Murtha
Achieving a balance between one's career and personal life is a never-ending challenge. As a surgeon, add-on cases and double-booked clinics can lead to long hours at work and make availability for family time unpredictable. It may seem like the threat of interruption because of patient needs always loom. Disruptions to family time extend beyond the long hours spent in surgery and clinics. Inattentiveness at home because of the technology tethers that keep one available for constant questions and patient care issues can also distract from time spent with family...
October 2013: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Jodi Siegel
Successfully obtaining your first academic orthopaedic surgery position is a daunting adventure, but one in which you can succeed with proper preparation. First, you must identify specifically what you want to be doing on a daily basis at work. Then, you find places where you can potentially do those things. The interview will provide more definitive information and will allow you to assess if you can happily work in that environment. Remember that you must have balance in your life, so consider if the area is suitable to your and to your family's needs...
December 2011: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
M Bradford Henley
The process of finding the ideal orthopaedic practice and negotiating a satisfactory employment agreement may be arduous and stressful. The keys to success are similar to attaining proficiency in orthopaedic surgery and include having an insight into your personality, your future needs, and desires; and committing the requisite time for preparation, planning and study to accumulate sufficient knowledge for the tasks. The internet permits access to diverse sources of information, which allows for planning, retrieval of reference materials and for benchmarking contracts and job offers...
September 2012: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Heather L McCann, Deborah F Stanitski
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2004: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
James P Blackmur, Alastair W Murray
The objective of this study was to investigate the outcome of in-toeing referrals to a paediatric orthopaedic department. Two hundred and two patients referred to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh between July 2005 and March 2008 were retrospectively reviewed. Increased femoral anteversion and internal tibial torsion formed the majority of diagnoses. The median age of referral was 4 years. No patient in the audit period required surgery. Eighty-six percent of children were discharged after their first visit...
September 2010: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. Part B
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