Initiative brings voter registration to the ER

Dr. Daria Terrell participates in VotER, a nationwide initiative that helps patients to register to vote. Read the article here


The mission of the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society (JRGOS) is to increase diversity within the orthopaedic profession and promote the highest quality musculoskeletal care for all people.

The JRGOS boasts the largest membership of black orthopaedic surgeons in the world. Our members include surgeons from every orthopaedic subspecialty along with many orthopaedic department chairpersons and program directors. Become a member and support the Gladden Society’s mission to increase diversity within the orthopaedic profession and promote the highest quality musculoskeletal care for all people.

Making a Difference Through Mentoring

Only 1.9% of practicing orthopaedic surgeons are black. Through multi-faceted mentoring programs, the Gladden Society is cultivating the next generation of underrepresented orthopaedic surgeons. If you are interested in becoming a mentor or are a medical student, or resident seeking an orthopaedic mentor, visit our mentoring page for more information.

Mentoring

Ending Orthopaedic Health Care Disparities

Through advocacy and clinical research, the Gladden Society has educated orthopaedic surgeons from all cultures on how to improve the quality of musculoskeletal care and address many of the unconscious biases present in the care of orthopaedic patients. It is the goal of the Gladden Society to eliminate health care disparities in patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Impactful Research