Gabriella Ode, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee, shoulder, and elbow surgery at Prisma Health, continues the conversation with AOA hosts Charles A. Goldfarb, MD, FAOA, and Alexander Aleem, MD for a frank conversation on diversity and inclusion.

Drawing from her career in sports medicine and shoulder surgery, Dr. Ode discusses:

· The measures that are being taken to increase diversity and inclusion in orthopaedics

· AOA's initiatives to bring issues to a national level

· COVID-19's impact on recruitment and how that impacts diversity in residency programs

· Dr. Ode shares her advice to her younger self and gives her thoughts on how others can help create change

Special thanks to Peter Martin of Peter Martin Music, Inc (@iampetermartin) for the jazz introduction and conclusion.