Guest host Jonathan Braman, MD, FAOA interviews C. McCollister Evarts, MD, FAOA to discuss how to thrive in orthopaedic positions, the traits great orthopaedic leaders have in common, and the importance of diversity in our profession. Dr. Evarts shares his leadership development path and the reasons behind his strong devotion towards the American Orthopedic Association.
Dr. Evarts’ longevity in the profession and his myriad of leadership roles give him a unique perspective to share with all orthopaedic surgeons. He has served as Chair of two Orthopaedic Departments and CEO and Dean to two academic health centers. Dr. Evarts served as AOA President in 1985. He has also served as President of the Hip Society, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and OMeGA Medical Grants Association. Dr. Evarts is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has been the recipient of many honors and awards—including the AOA’s Distinguished Contributions to Orthopaedics Award in 2006.