AO Access to success
Welcome to the podcast series developed by the AO Access task forces to broaden your perspectives for personal and professional development exploring dimensions of leadership.
These podcasts will offer personal reflections and insights relevant both to senior faculty looking for leadership opportunities and junior faculty and trainees looking to navigate the sometimes-choppy waters of clinical practice and professional development.
Our invited experts are well positioned to provide perspectives on the challenges faced by medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, nursing, and the allied health professions.
Episode 5 – Elizabeth Lord on Health Disparities
Health disparities and more specifically gender inequity and racial inequities are rooted in the execution of medical care (operative and/or post-operative). Listen to Elizabeth Lord dispel the notion that achieving equity or eliminating disparities is solely in the interests of those who are on the losing end today.
Episode 4 – Florian Gebhard on Artificial Intelligence
Learn from AO President Professor Florian Gebhard about the impact of AI and machine learning and how AI can help us understand unconscious biases to create an AO with equal opportunities for all our members to access upskilling and leadership opportunities.
Episode 3 – Erica Taylor on D&I initiatives
Dr Erica Taylor, founder and CEO of the Orthopaedic Diversity Leadership Consortium (ODLC) discusses the need for creating strategies for sustainable change, leadership development and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Episode 2 – Charla Fisher on Unconscious Bias
The term unconscious bias (UB), also called implicit bias, refers to the feelings and attitudes we have but are not aware off toward certain people or groups. While UB is not intentional and is not the result of any malicious intent, it can lead us to judge, show prejudice, or stereotype people without realizing it.
Episode 1 – Rustin Moore on Culture & Leadership
Hear Rustin Moore share his thoughts and experiences about different leadership styles and characteristics and whether they can and should be altered. Do you think people have innate or learnt approaches and leadership styles? Can you morph from situation to another depending on context?