Pediatric Orthopaedics


2018 Pediatric Orthopaedic
Self-Assessment Exam

William L. Hennrikus Jr., MD

Improve your ability to diagnose and manage pediatric orthopaedic conditions related to trauma, spine, hip, and foot and ankle.


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Courses OnDemand: AAOS/POSNA/ISHA Surgical Treatment of the Pre-Arthritic Hip

Your front-row seat at this recorded course! Watch & listen experts present, discuss patient cases, and perform surgical demos.

2020 Annual Meeting

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Broaden your knowledge and strengthen your skills during focused sessions. The Pediatrics tracks identify the most relevant sessions for your expertise and learning path.

Orthopaedic Video Theater

Spastic Patellar Dislocation: Comprehensive Treatment

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Surgical Techniques

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in the Young Athlete

Explore hundreds of Surgical Procedures and Techniques Learning Modules - available FREE to AAOS members - at the online learning platform at!

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Courses OnDemand: Pediatric Sports and Trauma

Take a front-row virtual seat at this AAOS recorded surgical skills course. Watch and listen to lectures, presentation slides, surgical demonstrations and earn CME!


Adolescent Hip Dysplasia

Offer your patients peer-reviewed, non-biased, easy-to-understand information on this musculoskeletal topic and hundreds more on the NEW OrthoInfo website - now with an improved mobile experience!

Evidence-Based Medicine

Appropriate Use Criteria: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Management for Orthopaedic Specialists (2018)

Appropriate use criteria (AUC) provide treatment recommendations on a patient-specific level using evidence from AAOS clinical practice guidelines, along with clinician expertise and experience. This AUC assists Orthopaedic Specialists in determining the appropriateness of various health care services for the Management of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip.

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines available online or via the free mobile app.

Journals & News

October, 2019
Complications After Pediatric Hip Fractures
Lark, Robert K. MD; Dial, Brian L. MD; Alman, Benjamin A. MD

August 29, 2019
The Role of the Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Identification and Management of Nonaccidental Trauma
Ranade, Sheena C. MD; Allen, Abigail K. MD; Deutsch, Stephanie A. MD

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Volunteer Opportunities

Explore the many  volunteer opportunities  available at AAOS. 

Members who volunteer their time and energy to education programs at AAOS and other orthopaedic organizations can be recognized through the  Education Achievement Awards Program.