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Elizabethtown Lectureship in Pediatric Orthopaedics

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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At the completion of this conference, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the major advances in orthopaedic clinical and surgical care over the past two decades.
  • Describe the role of advanced scientific technology in diagnosis and treatment in orthopaedic surgery, e.g., imaging, arthroscopy, robotic surgery.
  • Recognize the need to work as part of a multi-specialty team to solve complex clinical problems.


Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Guest Speaker

Carl L. Stanitski, MD
Emeritus Professor
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, S.C.


7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • 7:45 a.m. | Check-In and Continental Breakfast
  • 8 a.m. | From Crooked Trees to Straight Knees
    Carl L. Stanitski, MD
    Emeritus Professor
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, S.C.
  • 9 a.m. | Question/Answer Period
  • 9:15 a.m. | Break
  • 9:30 a.m. | Methods to Reduce Opioid Use When Treating Displaced Supracondylar Fractures in Children
    William Hennrikus, MD
    Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
    Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State College of Medicine
    Penn State Bone and Joint Institute
    Hershey, PA
  • 9:45 a.m. | Incidence and Risk Factors for Compartment Syndrome in Children with Supracondylar Fracture
    Douglas G. Armstrong, MD
    Edwards P. Schwentker Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
  • 10 a.m. | Case Presentations with Residents
  • 11 a.m. | Break
  • 11:15 a.m. | Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine: A 70–Year Perspective
    Carl L. Stanitski, MD
    Emeritus Professor
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, S.C.
  • 12:15 p.m. | Question/Answer Period
  • 12:30 p.m. | Program Evaluation and Adjournment


There is no fee for this program.

Register online using COMPASS, our registration and records system. New users are required to set up an account, which will provide access to your CE certificates and conference materials.


The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.


This program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Bone and Joint Institute.

Access (ADA)

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