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6th Annual Akron Pediatric Orthopedic Resident Review

Attention Orthopedic Resident: 
We cordially invite you to the 6th Annual Akron Pediatric Orthopedic Resident Review Course. The goal of this POSNA endorsed course is to provide comprehensive and concise didactic coverage of the content within the realm of pediatric orthopedics. It will provide hands-on skills lab teaching via both sawbones and cadaver models utilizing the POSNA Resident Curriculum and the Orthopedic Surgery Milestone Project from the ACGME/ABOS as a guideline for content. Our faculty has developed a strong dedication to training orthopedic residents at our institution and we are determined to provide a high-quality, high-yield learning opportunity to supplement the educational experience you receive at your home institution. We have endeavored to make this educational opportunity affordable and accessible to all orthopedic surgery residents. We are excited to utilize The Austen Bioskills Lab and are confident you will find your time in Akron educational and enjoyable.  

Target Audience 
The comprehensive review course is a concise, high-yield curriculum useful in preparation for the Orthopedic In-Training Examination and ABOS Part I Examination.

Additional Information 
If you have questions regarding the  conference or require special  accommodations, please contact Barbara Kovac-Cuckler, CAP-OM Program Coordinator, at 330-572-1662 or  

The Austen Bioskills Lab is located at 47 North Main Street, Akron, Ohio. Parking is free. 


This event has reached capacity. Please contact Barbara Kovac-Cuckler, CAP-OM Program Coordinator, at 330-572-1662 or with any questions.

Conference Objectives 
Following this activity, orthopedic residents should be able to: 

  1. Describe the normal growth and development of children and adolescents to enable differentiation between normal and pathological states.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the recognition, diagnosis and management of common traumatic, congenital, developmental and neuromuscular orthopedic pathology in children and adolescents.
  3. Understand the indications for operative and nonoperative treatment of these pathologic conditions.
  4. Demonstrate technical facility of key pediatric orthopedic surgical procedures.


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