Diversity, Humanitarian, Tipton Leadership Awards presented to Drs. White, Coughlin, Haynes
The honor recognizes an AAOS fellow who has significantly contributed to the advancement of diversity in orthopaedics through the recruiting, mentoring and leadership of minority and women orthopaedists, and the treatment of diverse patient populations. The award includes an unrestricted $5,000 honorarium to help the recipient continue his or her work in diversity.
He also established an orthopaedic rotation in overseas volunteerism through Orthopaedics Overseas, and provides free care to uninsured local dance performers. Dr. Coughlin donated his $5,000 honorarium to Orthopaedics Overseas.
Tipton’s career, the award will be bestowed each year on an Academy fellow who is a recognized leader among peers and is committed to the growth of orthopaedics.
Dr. Haynes has demonstrated his skills as a leader and educator in a variety of orthopaedic organizations during the past 30 years. He has been actively involved in teaching residents, and is an active mentor in the Academy’s Leadership Fellows Program (LFP). Dr. Haynes is currently president-elect of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He received a $5,000 honorarium to use in promoting leadership in orthopaedics.