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PediOrtho WEST 2021

PediOrtho WEST 2021

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is holding its third annual PediOrtho WEST (Western Education & Surgical Techniques) Resident Education Course on Saturday, October 9, 2021. This course is presented in cooperation with the Foundation for Advancing Pediatric Orthopaedics (FAP Ortho). Register today!

About the course

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California proudly invites orthopedic residents to participate in the PediOrtho WEST (Western Education & Surgical Techniques) Resident Education Course. Pediatric orthopedic surgeons from Northern California’s leading children’s hospitals will provide participants with early exposure to the field of pediatric orthopedics. Residents receive training in a variety of pediatric orthopedic surgical techniques through didactic instruction, case-based panel discussions and hands-on skills labs.

PediOrtho West Brochure 2021


The course will be led by pediatric orthopedic surgeons from:

  • Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
  • University of California, Davis
  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco and Oakland
  • Stanford University
  • Valley Children’s Hospital

About the faculty

  • Jon Davids, M.D., Assistant Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California Professor of Orthopaedics, University of California, Davis
  • Steven Frick, M.D., Chief Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Mohammad Diab, M.D., Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital – San Francisco
  • Sanjeev Sabharwal, M.D., Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital – Oakland
  • Kerry Loveland, M.D., Medical Director Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Valley Children’s HealthCare 

Who should attend

  • PGY 2 and PGY 3 Residents


  • 7 a.m.–4:45 p.m.


  • Saturday, October 9, 2021

Cost: no course fee

Thanks to FAP Ortho’s generous support, we are able to present this course free of charge and provide food and lodging at no cost to participants. Participants traveling from outside Northern California also are eligible for 50% reimbursement of coach airfare costs.

Course Schedule

  • Details to be announced

Pre-reading requirements

  • Details to be announced

Cancellation policy

We are delighted to offer the course free of charge. However, our cancellation policy will be strictly enforced to ensure maximum participation. Written cancellations must be received no later than September 17, 2021. This will give residents on the waiting list an opportunity to attend.  Anyone who is a “no-show” without canceling in advance will be charged a $150 “registration” fee. For further information call 916-453-2041 or email

View gallery of photos from the 2019 PediOrtho WEST Event.

PediOrtho WEST participants