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Orthopaedic Surgeons Clarify Differences Between Themselves and Podiatrists

November 2, 2017
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Summary/Abstract

Policy battles in Washington, D.C., can seem very far away from the day-to-day activity of taking care of patients. Many of us chose this profession because we wanted to make a direct, immediate impact on people's lives. In contrast, the political process is slow-moving and often frustrating. However, orthopaedic surgeons can achieve real policy successes when we get involved.