Dr Jennifer Green is an Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon based in Canberra, Australia. She trained in Australia & New Zealand and undertook Hand Surgery Fellowship training at the Indiana Hand Centre, Indianapolis, USA and Institut de la Main, Paris, France.
Dr Green is the founder and current President of the International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA), a not-for-profit collaboration of more than 1000 members championing diversity, equity and inclusion in orthopaedics worldwide. As the Chair of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Orthopaedic Women’s Link (OWL) from 2018 to 2020, she was directly responsible for implementing the first AOA Diversity Strategy. Dr Green also assisted in establishing the AOA Cultural Inclusion Working Group. Dr Green is a member of the AOA Champions of Change, a national committee of (mostly) male representatives from every state who are advocates for gender diversity in orthopaedics. She is passionate about increasing diversity and inclusion in orthopaedics.
Dr Green is the Secretary of the Australian Hand Surgery Society and the Australian Representative on the Asia Pacific Federation of Hand Surgery Societies (APFSSH). She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australia’s leading governance organisation.
Dr Green promotes diversity, equity and inclusion through orthopaedic and hand surgery scientific meeting presentations in Australia and internationally, publication of evidence-based articles, contributions to webinars & podcasts, medical student events and active advocacy across social media platforms.