Jack of Orthopaedic Surgery, Master of Business

October 2014
AAOS Now;Oct2014, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p31
The article presents the author's views on the importance for orthopaedists and other doctors to have advanced degrees outside of medicine to be prepared for leadership and administrative positions. He states that he became aware of the importance of having an advanced degree in business when he became the co-president of an orthopaedic facility, which required knowledge in business administration. He offers several tips for choosing the correct continuing education program.


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