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ISAKOS Launches Young Professionals Task Force

ISAKOS has recently launched the Young Professionals Task Force chaired by Dr Pieter D’Hooghe. The committee comprises 38 members from around the world, who are tasked with a shared mission to “promote membership to younger surgeons, foster emerging leadership, and increase engagement across strategic areas such as education, research, publications and governance”. Although the task force isContinue reading “ISAKOS Launches Young Professionals Task Force”

COVID-19: A Worldwide Human Perspective

Daniel A. Slullitel MDInstituto Jaime Slullitel Sanatorio de la Mujer, Rosario, ARGENTINA Mankind is confronting a unique moment. A single threat  is testing all countries in the world. Each country is facing  similar challenges that are influenced by its geography,  cultural, political, and economic background.  Science is, indeed, helping us in very different ways—mainly  by tryingContinue reading “COVID-19: A Worldwide Human Perspective”

ISAKOS Launches Gender Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

Diversity is essential to create strong and productive organisations, maximizing the strengths and talents of all members of the society. Similarly, a diverse leadership group with unique experiences and perspectives is better able to generate novel ideas and goals, contribute different approaches to an issue, and provide a fresh viewpoint to an organisation. Orthopedic surgeryContinue reading “ISAKOS Launches Gender Diversity and Inclusion Task Force”

COVID-19

It may seem odd that the first ISAKOS Blog post is from an epidemiologist and about an infectious disease, but that is the state of the world today. I have been somewhat slow in composing this post during the coronavirus pandemic largely because early on there is still so much we do not know aboutContinue reading “COVID-19”

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