AOA President Ann Van Heest, MD, FAOA, connected with British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) Past President, Deborah Eastwood, MB, FRCS, to share her path to leadership, the importance of early involvement in your orthopaedic career, and the critical issues facing the BOA today.
 Dr. Eastwood discusses key topics such as backlog of cases, unhappiness with the system due to disruption from industrial action, lack of autonomy, and diversity, equity, and inclusion within orthopaedics. With these important matters facing the orthopaedic community, Dr. Eastwood is optimistic that the BOA is headed in the right direction towards a more diverse and representative medical profession.