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Richard M Schwend, MD
Kansas City, MO
Theodore J Ganley MD
J Eric Gordon, MD
St Louis, MO
Norman Y Otsuka, MD
New York, NY
Brian A Shaw, MD
Colorado Springs, CO
Brian G Smith, MD
New Haven, CT
Lawrence Wells, MD
William L Hennrikus, MD
Immediate Past Chair
• Richard Schwend, MD
• Eric Gordon, MD
• Norman Otsuka, MD
S Niccole Alexander, MPP, Manager
Div of Hospital & Surgical Svcs
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Members of the Council on Sports
Sports Medicine and Fitness may
join the Section on Orthopaedics!
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Pediatric Injury Prevention
Presentation by POSNA Trauma
& Prevention Committee
The attached presentation has not
been reviewed by the AAP and does
not represent Academy
National Conference & Exhibition
October 2014 --
San Diego, California
2014 Section on Orthopaedics Scientific Program
Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12, 2014 ~ San Diego, CA
Registration online beginning June 2: RegInfo
PEDS 21: 1, 2, 3, Go! Sports in the World of Pediatrics - Playing It Safe and Making It Fun!
Friday, October 10, 2014 ~ San Diego, CA
Co-Sponsored by the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, the Section on Orthopaedics
and the Section on Rheumatology
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
See also SOOr News & Policy.
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.