Deana Mercer, MD, FAOA, Professor at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque and Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon, spoke with Douglas W. Lundy MD, MBA, FAOA, to discuss the misogynistic culture of the orthopaedic specialty. Dr. Mercer explains the changing norms of society and how young orthopaedic surgeons can adjust their views to succeed. Rather than focusing on diversity, biases, and difficulties, orthopaedic departments need to give women the tools to succeed, build their confidence, and empower them to be successful orthopaedic surgeons. Dr. Mercer believes that all prospective orthopaedic surgeons need to engage, challenge others, and be a part of the discussion.