Orthopedic surgery's diversity problem
Strides are being made to close diversity gaps in many fields of medicine, but there is one medical specialty that remains resistant to change: orthopedic surgery. The field is 85% white and predominantly male.
Usha Lee McFarling, a national science correspondent with STAT, discusses her investigation of the profession.
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