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Hybrid: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 10/28/2022Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/28/2022End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Modern Concepts

Presented By
Martin J. Herman, MD, surgeon-in-chief, Department of Surgery; section chief, Section of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; professor of orthopedic surgery and pediatrics; director, Orthopedic Surgery Pathway Program

Steven Hwang, MD, associate professor of neurosurgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Shriners Hospitals for Children Philadelphia

Learning Objectives

  • Review basic tenets of scoliosis care including diagnosis, imaging, non-surgical and surgical treatments
  • Introduce the most updated concepts regarding scoliosis care and how care has evolved
  • Discuss pros and cons of spinal growth modulation as a non-fusion surgical treatment and the future of scoliosis treatment

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
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In-Person: DiGeorge Auditorium (max. 70 people)
Online: Please contact organizer for zoom link
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