AAOS Now, May 2021
Orthopaedic Surgeon Rethinks Career Path and Approach to Patient Care After Sarcoma Diagnosis
On his fifteenth birthday, Kevin Weiss, DO, received a diagnosis that changed his life: osteosarcoma.
You Can Make a Difference Through Job Shadowing
Editor’s note: In December 2013, an AAOS Now article (“Orthopaedist Mentors Teen in ‘Job Shadowing’ Program” highlighted an innovative “job shadowing” program for a motivated high school senior by Kent Jason Lowry, MD. Eight years later, he is mentoring his fifth high school senior through this unique opportunity. This article provides a follow-up to demonstrate how a program like this can impact a young person’s educational goals.