Bonnie Simpson Mason, MD a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, served as the CFO of Grant Orthopaedic Bone and Joint Surgeons since 2001. In 2005, Dr. Mason founded and currently serves as the executive director of Nth Dimensions Educational Solutions, Inc., an educational non-profit organization, which develops and facilitates scholarship programs focused on increasing diversity in medicine, decreasing gender and health disparities, and promoting professional development of aspiring physicians. Nth Dimensions has awarded close to a half-million dollars in scholarships to date.
Dr. Mason’s experience as a practicing physician and physician administrator of a private practice led her to develop, in partnership with fellow physicians, a comprehensive business of medicine and practice management curriculum for physicians. Through her consulting enterprise, Dr. Mason delivers this live curriculum to future and practicing physicians with the assistance of experienced physician and expert faculty since 2007. The curriculum has since been converted to digital media found on the website www.BeyondtheExamRoom.com.
In addition, Dr. Mason spends numerous hours lecturing to medical students across the country giving orthopaedic surgery clinical lectures, career counseling, professional development and business of medicine lectures. Her other academic interests lie in medical education, specifically pertaining to musculoskeletal medicine curriculum development, revision and implementation and women in medicine. She has published numerous articles and book chapters. Dr. Mason’s personal mission is to teach, facilitate and empower students to reach their maximum potential in becoming medical professionals. This mission is fulfilled through teaching and mentoring students, residents, and young physicians alike. Since 2002, she has served as the national Chair of the “Share Your Umbrella” mentoring program, a committee of the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Inaddition to serving on the board of directors of the J. Robert Gladden Society, she is on the board of directors of the Women’s Health Issues Advisory Board of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.