Event Updates

The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery faculty are engaged in a variety of continuing education activities, both in learning and teaching.

  • The 6th International Clubfoot Congress was held in Prague, Czech Republic on September 8, 2011, in conjunction with the XXV Triennial Meeting of the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT). It was organized by Wallace B. Lehman, MD, director, New York Ponseti Clubfoot Center at the Center for Children in collaboration with his international colleagues.
  • On September 15-16, 2011, division faculty conducted the continuing medical education conference, “Maximizing Potential: Transitioning the Cerebral Palsy Child into Adulthood.” The day- anda- half course discussed goals of transitioning and the challenges clinicians, patients, and families face as the child with cerebral palsy enters adolescence and then adulthood. It was led by HJD faculty and staff including Norman Y. Otsuka, MD, Linda Leva- Schrank, PT, and David S. Feldman, MD.
  • On September 22-23, 2011, Israeli, Palestinian, and Nigerian physicians learned how to perform the Ponseti technique for correcting clubfoot at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel. This was done through lectures, workshops, and surgical video shown to participants. Wallace B. Lehman, MD, director, New York Ponseti Clubfoot Center at the Center for Children was one of the course coordinators.
  • The First Annual Lorna Ramos Course on “Management Strategies for the Rehabilitation of a Child with a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury” was held at Miami Children’s Hospital on November 3-4, 2011. It was sponsored by HJD and Miami Children’s Hospital faculty member, John Grossman, MD, in collaboration with our occupational therapy department. HJD faculty included Dr. Grossman, Andrew E. Price, MD, Michelle Pasqualetto, OTR, CHT and Lauren Rosenbaum, MS, OTR, SIPT.
  • On March 18-22, 2012, David S. Feldman, MD, chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery had the distinct opportunity to be a guest speaker about the management of cerebral palsy at the 18th Mediterranean Meeting of Child Neurology in conjunction with the 5th Fred J. Epstein International Symposium on New Horizons in Pediatric Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neurofibromatosis which was held in Dead Sea, Israel.
  • On April 21, 2012, division faculty conducted the continuing medical education conference, “ABCs of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries.” The full-day course reviewed the latest in diagnosis and management of pediatric orthopaedic pathologies, pediatric trauma and sports injuries commonly treated in the community. It was led by faculty members Jenny Frances, MD, MPH, and Alice Chu, MD.

Upcoming Events

  • July and October 2012 - Cerebral Palsy Support Workshop
  • September 2012 - Clubfoot Workshop Series
  • October 2012 - Alfred D. Grant Professorship Lecture

Visit www.med.nyu.edu/centerforchildren for updates as these event dates and details are finalized.

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