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The 7th Annual SDMC Meeting

November 14-16 in Boston, MA.
Objective: Develop the best practice guidelines for the management of upper respiratory and facial manifestations of skeletal dysplasia.

Hosted by:
Samantha Spencer, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Boston Children’s Hospital

Thank you to the following organizations for supporting this meeting:

The 6th Annual SDMC Meeting

November 8-9, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia
Objective: Development of a consensus guideline for the management of the spinal manifestations of skeletal dysplasia
Held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Hosted by:
Ravi Savarirayan, M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.P., H.G.S.A., MD
Clinical Geneticist
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Thank you to the following organizations for supporting this meeting:

The 5th Annual SDMC Meeting

November 3-4, 2017 in Seattle Washington
Objective:
Development of a consensus guideline for management of patients with type II collagen disorders

Hosted by:
Klane K. White, MD and Michael J. Goldberg, MD Seattle Children’s Hospital
Held at the Washington Athletic Club

The outcome of this meeting was a paper – Savarirayan R, Bompadre V, Bober MB, Cho T-C, Goldberg MJ, Hoover-Fong J, Irving M, Kamps SE, Mackenzie WG, Raggio C, Spencer SS, White KW, on behalf of the Skeletal Dysplasia Management Consortium. Best Practice Guidelines regarding Diagnosis and Management of patients with type II Collagen disorders. Genetics in Medicine (accepted Jan 9th 2019)

Thank you to the following organizations for supporting this meeting:

The 4th Annual SDMC Meeting

November 4-5, 2016 in Montchanin, Delaware
Objective: Development of a consensus guideline for the management of pregnancies involving skeletal dysplasia

Hosted by:
Michael Bober, MD, PhD, and William G. Mackenzie, MD
Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
Held at the Montchanin Inn’s Spa

Members of the SDMC invited:
Judy Rossiter, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine/High Risk, Reproductive Genetics/Prenatal Genetics, Chief in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

Deborah Krakow, MD
Clinical Genetics, Obstetric and Gynecology, Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

The outcome of this meeting was a publication in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, titled Best Practice Guidelines regarding Prenatal Evaluation and Delivery of Patients with Skeletal Dysplasia. 

Thank you to the following organizations for supporting this meeting:

The 3rd Annual SDMC Meeting

November 5-6, 2015 in Seattle, WA
Objective: Development of a consensus paper on the perioperative care of patients with achondroplasia.

Hosted by:
Klane K. White, MD, and Michael J. Goldberg, MD
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Held at: Camp Korey, Carnation, WA

Members of the SDMC invited:
Mary Theroux, MD
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

Gregory Redding, MD
Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Seattle Children’s Hospital

Melita Irving, BSc (Hons), MB BS, MRCPCH
Clinical Genetics
Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital

The outcome of this meeting was a publication in the American Journal of Medical Genetics A, titled Best Practices in Peri-Operative Management of Patients with Skeletal Dysplasias.

Thank you for the following organizations for supporting this meeting:

 

The 2nd Annual SDMC Meeting 

October 10-11, 2014 New York City, NY
Objective: Development of a best practices guideline for management of foramen magnum stenosis in achondroplasia during infancy

Hosted by:
Cathleen L. Raggio, MD
Pediatric Orthopedist
Hospital for Special Surgery

Held at: Hospital for Special Surgery

The outcome of this meeting was a publication in the American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, titled Best practices in the evaluation and treatment of foramen magnum stenosis in achondroplasia during infancy.

Thank you for the following organizations for supporting this meeting:

The Inaugural SDMC Meeting

January 31-February 1, 2014
Objective and outcome: Develop the infrastructure for the Skeletal Dysplasia Management Consortium (SDMC).

Hosted by:
Klane K. White, MD, and Michael J. Goldberg, MD
Seattle Children’s Hospital

Held at: Camp Korey, Carnation, WA

Thank you to the following organizations for supporting this meeting: