Rachel Y. Goldstein, MD, MPH, named member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Board of Directors
LAS VEGAS (March 15, 2019)—Orthopaedic surgeon Rachel Y. Goldstein, MD, MPH was named a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Board of Directors today at its 2019 Annual Meeting. She will serve the organization in the capacity of a member-at-large under 45 years of age.
Dr. Goldstein is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in California. There, she serves as the director of the Hip Preservation Program as well as director of resident education.
Dr. Goldstein received her bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and her medical degree and master’s degree in public health from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York. She trained in orthopaedic surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, and completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at CHLA, followed by a fellowship in hip preservation at Boston Children’s Hospital.
As an AAOS member, Dr. Goldstein served on the Academy’s Appropriate Use Criteria Writing Panel for the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip (2016-2017). Additionally, she served on the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America’s (POSNA) Physician Wellness Task Force and on the Educational Council Core Committee. Dr. Goldstein also completed POSNA’s Traveling Fellowship in 2018.
With more than 39,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS is the trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal health. It provides the highest quality, most comprehensive education to help orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals at every career level best treat patients in their daily practices. The AAOS is the source for information on bone and joint conditions, treatments and related musculoskeletal health care issues and it leads the health care discussion on advancing quality.
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