Real Talk: Canadian Women & Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Considering a career in orthopaedic surgery?
  • Want to learn more about this exciting specialty from female leaders in the field?

Meet orthopaedic surgeons from different career stages in a casual and welcoming setting. Leaders from the specialty will answer your questions, present information on the training and practice of orthopaedics, and provide insight into the specialty from their perspective.

Presentations will be offered in English. Questions, answers, and discussion are encouraged in English and French.

This FREE 90-minute session is available to students currently enrolled in medical school, graduate, or undergraduate education. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by June 17, 2019.

Date: Thursday, June 20
Time: 17:00-18:30
Location: Palais des congrès, Montréal, QC
Registration deadline: June 17, 2019

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Session Panelists

Michèle Angers, MD, FRCSC
Leadership in the University Setting

Adult Reconstruction
CHU de Québec
Orthopaedic Residency Program Director, Université Laval

Sophie Mottard, MD, FRCSC
Making Your Own Rules
Orthopaedic Oncology, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Université de Montréal

Magdalena Tarchala, MD, M.Sc
The Residency Experience: from CaRMS match to senior resident
Co-chair, Canadian Orthopaedic Residents’ Association (CORA)
PGY 4, Orthopaedic Surgery
McGill University

Monika Volesky, MDCM, FRCSC
“Nice Girls Don’t Do Ortho”
Foot & Ankle, Sports Medicine
Jewish General Hospital
McGill University

Véronique Drapeau-Zgoralski, M.D.
Leadership in the University Setting
Co-chair, Canadian Orthopaedic Residents’ Association (CORA)
PGY 3, Orthopaedic Surgery
Université de Montréal

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Additional orthopaedic surgeons and residents will participate in the discussion and question and answer session