Associate Professor Alicia Harrison, MD, Leading the Way in Orthopedic Education

EXCELLING IN THE MEDICAL FIELD runs in the family of Associate Professor Alicia Harrison, MD. Her father, a general critical care surgeon, and her mother, an obstetrics registered nurse, exposed her to the world of medicine while growing up in Kansas. In fact, many in Harrison’s family, including her grandmother, an oncology nurse, pursued careers in patient care. Initially, Harrison considered following in her father’s footsteps as a general surgeon.

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Fourth-year Resident Wins at AAOS, Works to Increase Medical Student Interest in Orthopedics

FOR LAUREN CASNOVSKY, MD, PGY-4, orthopedics has always been a passion. As a child she had metatarsus adductus, a common foot condition that causes the front half of the foot to turn inward, which wasn’t corrected with casting. This resulted in her first orthopedic surgery. “I knew since I was five that I wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon,” she recalls. 

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