R. Kirklin Ashley Visiting Professorship

Please join us for a full day of lectures, case discussions and research presentations with Dr. Peter Waters, director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Waters is the
co-author of the acclaimed textbook on Surgery of the Pediatric Hand and Upper Limb and co-editor of the pediatric trauma textbook, Fractures in Children. He served as president of the Pediatric Orthpaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
from 2011-2012, and he is the author of over 220 publications and book chapters. Dr. Waters earned his medical degree at Tufts University and completed fellowship training in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and hand surgery in the Harvard Hand Surgery program. He is internationally known for his expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery and, in particular, care of children with brachial plexus birth palsies.

a headshot of Peter Waters, M.D.Speaker: Peter Waters, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Children’s Hospital Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 7 a.m. – 4:30  p.m.
Location: Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817
Reservations: If you would like to reserve a spot at the 2019 Ashley Lectureship, please contact:

Aimee Gamez
Department of Orthopaedics

This continuing education program is offered as a community service and is free of charge to all participants. Registration is not required, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information about continuing education programs, please call 916-453-2041 or email ncal.education@shrinenet.org.

The Department of Orthopaedics at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California organizes the R. Kirklin Ashley Lectureship to honor its commitment to advancing care through clinical excellence and continuing education.

Printable version of invite

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Lecture times and topics for this continuing education event to be posted at a later date.

Make an Appointment

Please call our Referral Center to schedule an appointment, call (916) 453-2191 or via email at ncal.info@shrinenet.org. A Referral Coordinator will partner with you to gather the necessary information to allow our physician leadership to evaluate the best path for your child.
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