The Section on Orthopaedics (SOOr) strives to improve the musculoskeletal health of children through mentorship, education, research, advocacy and service. The Section offers educational programming, grants, committee opportunities and policy development efforts.

Message from the chair

About SOOr

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Message from the Chair
A welcome message from Joshua Abzug, MD, FAAP.
Meet our Leadership
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Contact Us
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Benefits & Criteria


SOOr Membership
How to Join
Learn about membership criteria and different ways to be part of the section.

Initiatives & Events

Learn more about the Young Investigators Awards, Distinguished Service Award, and Global Mentored Scholarship Program.
Pediatric Musculoskeletal Bootcamp
This educational course combines lectures, interactive workshops, debates, and Q&A sessions aimed at improving the musculoskeletal care of children.

Become a Member

Invest in your future, and the future of all children. Gain immediate access to all our latest news, guidance and education – plus, develop connections with peers who share your passion for helping children. Become an engaged member of our Section today.

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