Cohost Alexander Aleem, MD, FAOA, interviews podcast cohost, Charles A. Goldfarb, MD, FAOA, about his role as chair of the 2023 AOA Annual Meeting in an exclusive event preview.

Dr. Goldfarb discusses the important symposia topics featured at the meeting, including sessions on the impact of gun violence on orthopaedics, curbing bad behavior within teams, and promoting leadership among orthopaedic faculty.  He shares details on other meeting highlights such as special guest speakers, two new forums for department chairs and vice chairs, ePosters display and presentation, and numerous networking opportunities.

Dr. Goldfarb is a Professor and Executive Vice Chair at Washington University. He’s been consistently recognized as Best Doctor in America since 2007 and has been recognized as a physician with the Top 10% Patient Satisfaction Scores at Washington University School of Medicine since 2012. He received the Palma Chironis Award for Teaching Excellence in 2016, and the Lee T. Ford Award for Academic Achievement in 2014. He was awarded the Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship in Hand Surgery by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand in 2009.