CASEM Pediatric Sport Medicine Webinar Series


Last session held 10 June 2021.

Targeted at residents, physicians and allied health professionals, this series of three webinars is designed as an introduction to pediatric sport medicine, and will cover many aspects of caring for youth athletes and active pediatric patients. At the end of the webinar series, participants will:

• Describe unique aspects of pediatric aged athletes, including factors influencing treatment, return to play and
injury prevention.
• Identify and initiate management of common injuries in the growing athlete
• Select appropriate diagnostic imaging to investigate MSK injuries in children.

Thursday, May 27th 2021
Session 1 – Orthopedic Issues in Pediatric Sport Medicine

  1. Child Growth and Development
    – Laura Purcell, MD, FRCPC, Dip. Sport Med.
  2. Common Pediatric Orthopedic Issues
    – Devin Peterson, MD, FRCS(C), Dip. Sport Med.
  3. Hip Impingement and Labral Pathology
    – Femi Ayeni, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), Dip. Sport Med.
  4. Rehab and the Adolescent Athlete
    – Doug Stacey, BHSc(PT), MSc, CAFCI, Dip Sport.

Thursday, June 3rd 2021 
Session 2 – The Knee Bone’s Connected to the Thigh Bone – Joint Specific Sessions

  1. Sport Readiness in Children
    – Laura Purcell, MD, FRCPC, Dip. Sport Med.
  2. The Sore Knee – Differentiating Causes of Knee Pain
    – Liane Heale, MD, FRCPC
  3. Shoulder Injuries in Youth Sport
    – Jess Gantz, MD, FRCPC
  4. MSK Radiology – When a picture is worth a 1000 words
    – Kelly Ainsworth, DC, MD, FRCPC

Thursday, June 10th 2021 
Session 3 – Head Games

  1. Youth Sport Specialization
    – Laura Purcell, MD, FRCPC, Dip. Sport Med.
  2. Mental Health Issues in Youth Athletes
    – Carla Edwards, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
  3. Concussion in Youth Sports
    – Eric Koelink, BMBS, CCFP (SEM), Dip. Sport Med.