Section on Orthopaedics
The mission of the Section on Orthopaedics is to improve the health care of infants, children and adolescents by
providing educational forums for the discussion of problems and treatments related to orthopaedics in children.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
2014-2015


Norman Y Otsuka , MD FAAP
Chairperson
New York, NY

J Eric Gordon, MD
St Louis, MO

Joshua E Hyman MD FAAP
New York, NY

Brian A Shaw, MD FAAOS FAAP
Colorado Springs, CO

Brian G Smith, MD FAAP
New Haven, CT

Lawrence Wells, MD FAAP
Philadelphia, PA

Richard M Schwend, MD FAAP
Immediate Past Chair
Kansas City, MO

Subcommittees

Norman Y Otsuka, MD FAAP
Abstract Chairperson

Theodore J Ganley, MD FAAP
Program Chairperson

STAFF
S Niccole Alexander, MPP
Manager, Hospital and Surgical
Services
847/434-4799
nalexander@aap.org
RECENT EVENTS

AAP National Conference & Exhibition
October 2014 -- San Diego, California


2014 Young Investigators in Training Abstract Awards
(formerly Resident Research Awards)
Read the announcement of the 2014 winners and their complete research abstracts!
pdf

2014 Distinguished Service Award
Read the bio and the Section Executive Committee's praise of 2013 winner Dr Behrooz Akbarnia! pdf

2014 Section on Orthopaedics Academic and Scientific Program
Download complete program pdf
Hard copies of pocket program available upon request to rtrailer@aap.org.

POLICY STATEMENT NEW!

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
The Section on Orthopaedics and the Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness published in the May 1, 2014, Volume 133, Issue 5 of Pediatrics this clinical report. Dr William Hennrikus represented the Section in this effort. The full report can be found on the official AAP Policy website at httpp://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/133/5/e1437.full.
See also SOOr News & Policy.



INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH

Mentored Scholarship Program

The AAP Section on Orthopaedics (SOOr) offers awards of up to $1,500 to orthopaedic residents and pediatric orthopaedic fellows in the United States and Canada who are interested in providing musculoskeletal care to children in resource-poor regions of the world. The scholarship program facilitates mentored experiences for young surgeons in training.
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MONUMENTAL
National Conference & Exhibition
Washington, DC

Section on Orthopaedics
Scientific Program
Sat, Oct 24--Sun, Oct 25, 2015

abstract submission details to come
DID YOU KNOW? ...

Members of the Council on Sports
Sports Medicine and Fitness
may
join the Section on Orthopaedics!


Click HERE for highlights flyer. pdf
Click HERE for membership
information.

Pediatric Injury Prevention pdf
Presentation by POSNA Trauma
& Prevention Committee
The attached presentation has not
been reviewed by the AAP and does
not represent Academy policy.

What is a Pediatric
Orthopaedic Surgeon?

JOIN the SOOr listserv® today!


Section Newsletter
Spring 2014
Additional information: Click HERE. pdf
Application: Click HERE. pdf

Applications are accepted from July 1 thru November 1.
Successful applicants are notified by December 15.


This program is offered through a generous grant
from K2M Corporation.
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