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JBJS Podcast

37. Health Disparities Research in Orthopaedics, with Special Guest Kanu Okike

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. OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to Links: • 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. Keywords: Orthopaedics, JBJS, OrthoEvidence, SDOH, social determinants of health, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, outcomes, pain relief, complications, readmissions, research design, diversity

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