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Management of ACL Injuries in Children & Adolescents: Getting to PLUTO

Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH, FAAOS, FAOA

February 21, 2024, at 6:30 am

Hybrid Conference

Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH, FAAOS, FAOA
Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
O’Donnell Family Endowed Chair
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Boston Children’s Hospital
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Speaker Biography

Dr. Kocher is the Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, O’Donnell Family Endowed Chair, and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is an internationally renowned expert in pediatric orthopaedics, sports medicine, and clinical epidemiology.

His clinical practice focuses on sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, hip, elbow, and ankle. He has treated pediatric and adult patients from around the world and many professional sports. He is the team physician for numerous high schools, Babson College, Northeastern University, US Ski Team, and USA Track & Field. He is recognized as Best of Boston by Boston Magazine, Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors, America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connelly, Top 17 Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons in North America by RY Ortho, and Who’s Who in the World by Strathmore.

His research focuses on clinical epidemiology and biostatistics. He has published over 250 scientific articles, 100 book chapters, 6 textbooks, and has been a visiting professor in over 20
countries. He has received numerous research awards including the Angela Kuo Award, the Arthur Heune Award, the Vernon Thompson Award, and the Kappa Delta Award (orthopaedic surgery’s highest honor).

He has been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Herald, ABC World News, and Sports Illustrated. He has collaborated with the International Olympic Committee and the Aspen Institute. He is an invited member of IPOTT, Herodicus Society, and the 20th Century Orthopaedic Association. He has served in leadership positions with numerous organizations including President of POSNA, Founder of PRISM, and the Board of Directors of the AAOS and AOSSM.

Zoom Details

Meeting ID: 958 0070 2168

Passcode: 121212

In-Person Location

Bioinformatics 1131

Accreditation Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit actually spent in the educational activity.

Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)

Disclosure statement
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME. The speaker has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

Credit Limitation
Credit is only available to employees of UNC or its affiliates. To claim credit please contact the Grand Rounds Coordinator.

Grand Rounds Coordinator
Chi-Chi Harris