ACA Council

11th Annual ACA Pediatrics Council Symposium

Myrtle Beach
May 3-4, 2019

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The Annual ACA Pediatrics Council Symposium will be held at the Marriott Grand Dunes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on May 3 – 4, 2019.

Conference Address:
Marriott Grand Dunes Resort
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Contact: Natalie Muth, DC
11th Annual ACA Pediatrics Council Symposium


Elise Hewitt, DC, DICCP, FICC
Elise Hewitt
Cranial Therapy for Newborns, Infants, and Young Children
Katherine Pohlman, DC, MS, PhD
Katie Pohlman​
Pediatric Research Update
Casey Olm-Shipman, MD, MS
Casey Olm-Shipman
Pediatric Stroke: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges and Opportunities to Improve Care
Emily Kalambeheti, DC, DABCN
Emily Kalambaheti
Assessing and Treating Non-Neurotypical Children
Jenny Brocker, DC, DICCP, President​
Jennifer Brocker
Topics in Pediatrics: Trisomy 21
Interdisciplinary Practice Panel
Inside Your Practice: Case Presentations

Past Events

10th Annual Symposium

The council celebrated 10 years of pediatric education in the ACA. In addition to the 14 hours of continuing education presented by our speakers, the Council awarded the first ever Pediatric Chiropractor of the Year Award.

Speakers and Topics

  • Dr. Elise Hewitt: History, Physical Exam, and Adjusting Techniques for the Pediatric Patient
  • Dr. Jenny Brocker: Topics in Pediatrics: Craniosynostosis
  • Dr. Jennifer Murphy: Chiropractic Considerations for the Adoptive and Foster Child
  • Dr. Mary Ann Block: ADD and Autism: Same Cause-Same Treatment
  • Dr. Claire Johnson: What Works? Contributing to the Evidence Base in Pediatric Chiropractic
  • Inside Your Practice Panel: presenters Dr. Lisa Goodman and Dr. Sarah Radabaugh
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9th Annual Symposium

9th Annual Symposium was held in March 2017 as a Pre-Congress seminar ahead of the historic DC2017 event in Washington DC. Despite some challenging weather, the event was a great success with inspirational speakers and exciting new directions for research in pediatrics.

Speakers and Topics

  • Dr. Elise Hewitt: In Office Management of the Post-Concussive Pediatric Patient and Assessment and Spinal Manipulation for the Young Pediatric Patient
  • Dr. Katie Pohlman: Current State of Research in Pediatrics
  • Dr. Randy Hewitt: Treatment of Sports Related Extremity Conditions
  • Dr. Annette Schippel: Setting Our Children Up for Success by Correcting Digestive Issues
  • Dr. Claire Johnson: How to Use Research to Build Your Pediatric Practice
  • Dr. Christine Goertz: Clinical Data Registries: An Overview of How a Pediatric Registry Will Benefit Chiropractic
  • Dr. Julie Hartman: Clinical Grand Rounds with Panel of Expert Speakers
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8th Annual Symposium

8th Annual Symposium was held in collaboration in the ACA Rehab Council in Las Vegas, Nevada in March 2016. It was an exciting weekend of inter-specialty plenary sessions and specialty specific tracks. We had a great time working with the Rehab Council and look forward to future collaborations with the Rehab and other specialty councils.

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7th Annual Symposium

7th Annual Symposium was held in October 2014 in collaboration with The University of Western States in Portland, OR and was a great success. Thanks to all of you who joined us.

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