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Register Here for The Pediatric and Young Adult Hip 2014: A Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary Approach

May 10, 2014
7:50 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Boston Children’s Hospital 
Folkman Auditorium
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

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Topics include: 

•  bony and soft tissue causes of hip pain
•  natural history of hip problems
•  imaging options
•  non-surgical management
•  open and arthroscopic surgical techniques
•  primary care exam considerations
•  physical therapy and rehabilitation
•  athletes and hip pain

The conference features interactive case reviews and demonstrations. Bring your most challenging case on a flash drive.


•  $225 Physicians
•  $125 Other professionals
•  $85 Students

Register by March 31 to receive a ten percent discount

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

•  Cite the causes of hip pain in the young athlete
•  Discuss the interplay between soft tissue and bony abnormalities
•  Describe the approaches to rehabilitation in the young athlete with hip pain


The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the Joint Sponsorship of the Massachusetts Medical Society and Boston Children’s Hospital.

The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Department of Nursing Staff Development at Boston Children’s Hospital has determined that this continuing education program meets the definition of continuing nursing education and meets the criteria set by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation. 8.5 continuing education credit hours are available.

Children’s Sports Medicine Foundation, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. as a provider for Continuing Education Units to Certified Athletic Trainers. Certified Athletic Trainers can only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 8 CEUs are available for this conference. BOC Provider # P3340.

The American Physical Therapy Association designates this educational activity for 8 CEU credits.



7:50 to 8 a.m. Introduction

8 to 8:30 a.m. Articular Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Problems
Michael Millis, MD 

8:30 to 9 a.m. Peri-articular Hip Problems
Pierre d’Hemecourt, MD 

9 to 9:30 a.m. Imaging Considerations for the Hip 
Sarah Bixby, MD

9:30 to 9:45 a.m. Break

9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Natural History of Hip Problems
Travis Matheney, MD, MLA 

10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Non-Surgical Approach to Hip Pain
Andrea Stracciolini, MD 

10:45 to 11:15 a.m. Open Surgical Considerations with Hip Pain
Young-Jo Kim, MD, PhD 

11:15 to 11:45 a.m. Arthroscopic Interventions in Hip Pain
Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD 

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. High-level Athletes and Return to Play Criteria
Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH 


12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch/Case Presentations 
Bring your most interesting hip case on a flash drive and participate in an interactive panel review during lunch. 
Boston Children’s Hospital faculty

Track #1 Clinical

1:30 to 2 p.m. What Not to Miss: SCFE  and DDH 
Michael Millis, MD 

2 to 2:30 p.m. Radiology Workshop: MRI and X-ray exams
Sarah Bixby, MD

2:30 to 3 p.m. Hip Pain in High-risk Sports 
Bridget Quinn, MD 

3 to 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 to 3:30 p.m. Clinical Hip Examination 
Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD 
Erin Dawicki, PA-C 

3:30 to 4 p.m. Hip Pain in the Hockey Player 
Steve Clark, DPT, ATC, CSCS 

4 to 4:45 p.m. Ultrasound Exam Workshop
Pierre d’Hemecourt, MD 
Andrea Stracciolini, MD 
Jacqueline Murphy, RN, BSN 

Track #2 Rehabilitation

1:30 to 2 p.m. Biomechanical Considerations of the Hip 
Cara Lewis, PT, PhD 

2 to 2:30 p.m. Physical Therapy Exam 
Lee Marinko PT, OCS, FAAOMPT 

2:30 to 3 p.m. Hip Rehabilitation 
Daniel Connors, PT, DPT, MS, CSCS, USAW, YFS  
Jennifer Connors, PT, DPT, MS, PCS 

3 to 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 to 3:45 p.m. Hip Pain and the Dancer 
Ruth Solomon, BA, CMA 

3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Hands-on Workshop: Hip Evaluation and Kinetic Chain Exercise Prescription 
Mark Baldwin PT, CSCS 
Wendy Holdan, PT, MSPT, OCS

About Boston Children’s Pediatric Hip Program

Boston Children’s Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program is an international leader in caring for both common and complex hip disorders. We are one of the country’s largest hip specialty teams and are committed to conducting research and sharing innovations to ensure that world-class care is available for all patients. 

The Orthopedic Center's hip program staff, together with Sports Medicine Division physicians, works with Boston Children’s Radiology Department staff to use advanced imaging techniques to guide more precise diagnoses, inform treatments and advancing minimally invasive approaches for treating hip disorders.

Boston Children's Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program provides care for pediatric and young adult patients in four convenient locations: Boston, Waltham, Peabody and Lexington.

To learn more or make an appointment, please call 617-355-6021.