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AACPDM 72nd Annual Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orthopedic Day
Cerebral Palsy: Key Orthopedic Issues
Learning Objectives
  1. Identify pathologic gait patterns
  2. Produce surgical plans for hemiplegic , diplegic CP patterns
  3. Management non-ambulatory surgical diagnosis
  4. how to create a transition program
8:00 am Introduction
Kristan Pierz, MD and Jason Rhodes, MD
8:10-8:50 am Motion Analysis
Kerr Graham, MD - Background and benefits for surgical decision making
Jon Davids, MD - What to do without a motion lab

8:50-12:15 pm CP patterns
8:50 Hemiplegia
Jon Davids, MD


Tom Novacheck, MD



10:30 GMFCS Level 4
Scott Hoffinger, MD

Foot Challenges

Robert Kay, MD

11:30 Case presentations
James McCarthy, MD
Frank Chang, MD
12:15-1:45 pm Lunch Provided - Care Pathway Introduction
1:45 pm Point/Counter Point: Gait Lab or Not?
Unni Narayanan, MBBS, MSc, FRCS(C)
Hank Chambers, MD
2:15 pm Non-Ambulatory CP
2:15-2:40 Cerebral Palsy Hip Outcomes Project CHOP Recap
Unni Narayanan, MBBS, MSc, FRCS(C)
2:40-3:05 Hip
Benjamin SHore, MD, MPH, FRCSC
3:05-3:30 Spine
Wade Shrader, MD
3:30-4:00 pm Break
4:00-4:40 pm

Transition to Adults with CP
Hank Chambers, MD
Julieanne Sees, DO, FAOAO
Michael Healy, MD

4:40-5:00 pm Questions and Conclusion

Important Dates

  • May 31st
    Registration Opens
  • July 23rd
    Exhibit Booth Application Deadline
  • August 29th
    Early Bird Registration Discount Ends
  • September 11th
    Hotel Room Block Reservation Deadline
  • September 12th
    Online Registration Deadline
  • September 19th
    Presentation Handout Deadline
  • October 9th-13th
    72nd Annual Meeting!