2024 AAP National Conference (AOA 1-A Credit Available)

SOOPe Program    

Osteopathic Care of the Pediatric Athlete 

Join us for “Osteopathic Care of the Pediatric Athlete!”  This program features a comprehensive approach to caring for and treating pediatric athletes including sport clearance, managing Athlete’s Triad, & updated concussion recommendations.  We’ll consider all these from an osteopathic lens, including potential role for OMT in supporting the young athlete.  

Saturday September 28, 2024


Introduction and Welcome

Moderators: Kimberly Wolf, DO

01:05 PM

OMT for Elite Athletes

Olabode Agaja, DO, CAQSM

01:55 PM

Early Sports Specialization: Myths and Realities

Thomas Pommering, DO, FAAFP, FAMSSM

02:45 PM


02:55 PM

Osteopathic Considerations for the Pediatric Athlete

Eric Bowman, DO

03:30 PM

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for the Lower Extremity

Eric Bowman, DO

05:00 PM


Sunday September 29, 2024

08:00 AM

Introduction and Welcome

Moderator: Ashley Shamansky, DO

08:05 AM

Pediatric Sports Clearance

Alyssa Vermeulen, DO, FAAP

08:55 AM

Relative Energy Deficiency is Sports: How the Femal Athlete Triad has Evolved

Jeff Summers, DO, RMSK

09:45 AM


09:55 AM

Unique Considerations for Pediatric Concussion


10:30 AM

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for mTBI

Josh Alexander, DO, MPH

12:00 PM


Co-sponsored by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Continuing Education Credit:
Physicians: The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association of medical education for physicians. The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 12 hours of AOA Category 1- A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Additional AOA’s will be offered at AAP National Conference: See all meeting details at https://aapexperience.org/.

The forms you submit will be shared with PCOM with proof of your registration. PCOM will report all hours to the AOA. Staff will e-mail a CME certificate to everyone who completes the form(s) and attends some or all of the sessions

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