ACA Pediatrics Council

Virtual CE, COURSE Study, Path to Peds Practice Call, & more

ACA CCP Virtual Symposium: Pediatric Trauma

Join the ACA Pediatrics Council for *10 hours of continuing education presented in a virtual, synchronous event with Q&A to follow. Pricing:

  • Student Rate: $30 (council membership is FREE for students)
  • ACA CCP Member Rate: $99
  • Non-Council Member Rate: $149

*10 hours of continuing-education (CE) credits have been applied for through PACE states (pending approval).

Recordings will be available to registrants for 3 months after they are presented.

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Clinical Compass Publishes New Clinical Practice Guidelines

The Role of Chiropractic Care in Providing Health Promotion and Clinical Preventive Services for Adult Patients with Musculoskeletal Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline

Objective: To develop evidence-based recommendations on best practices for delivery of clinical preventive services by chiropractors and to offer practical resources to empower provider applications in practice.


Conclusions: Application of this guideline in chiropractic practice may facilitate consistent and appropriate use of screening and preventive services and foster interprofessional collaboration to promote clinical preventive services and contribute to improved public health.

You can view the full publication here: https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2021.0184

Call for Nominations CLOSED📣

Thank you for submitting your nominations for Pediatric Chiropractor of the Year 2021. We invited you to reflect and consider those leaders who are making a significant contribution to the field of pediatrics in leadership, research, and/or service to the profession AND YOU DELIVERED.

The Winner will be announced during the October Symposium and member meeting, held October 23-24, 2021. Mark your calendars to learn virtually with students, colleagues, and pediatric chiropractic leaders from around the world. Education will be focused on Pediatric Trauma, more details at www.acapedscouncil.org.

Contribute to Pediatric RESEARCH

Remember the Pediatric RESEARCH fund we've been talking about? The COURSE Study is funded and now enrolling. Get all the details below; If you are seeing 12-17 year olds with spinal pain in your clinics please join! Please share the info 👇 and encourage colleagues to participate.


DONATE today and be entered to WIN

You can still help fund research! If you donate by October 10th, you will automatically be entered to win! One lucky person will receive FREE REGISTRATION to the October Live Virtual Education Event!! This is valued at $30 if you're a student, $99 if you're a member, and $149 if you're a non-member.

This donation can be in ANY amount at all, there is no minimum. If you are willing to make your lunch or coffee at home one day this week, instead of buying it, that money can go towards helping fund studies that will help us better understand how chiropractic care benefits kids. Thank you so much in advance for your support!


Your donation, in any amount, helps drive this project! Donate Here

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📅 PATH TO PEDIATRIC PRACTICE, Wednesday, 9/29/21

ACA Pediatrics Community Call

"Path to Pediatric Practice with Dr. Jennifer Brocker"

September 29 at 10:30am PST


Dr. Jenny Brocker will discuss the path to pediatric practice, steps to further your education, how to reach the desired demographic, and more. Bring your questions!


Topic: ACA Pediatrics Council Lunch and Learn

Time: Sep 29, 2021 10:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7952862287?pwd=dmdIMjJseFhJZG4vdWlKaVl6WmYvdz09


Meeting ID: 795 286 2287

Passcode: 380138

One tap mobile

+13462487799,,7952862287#,,,,*380138# US (Houston)

Share your passion, knowledge, and expertise!

Submit your application for the newly formed ACA CCP Speakers Bureau. Applications may be submitted to Dr. Mary Beth Minser, drminser@minserchiropracticclinic.com

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ACA Peds Private FB Group REBOOT: Join Today

Join the members-only facebook group of the ACA Pediatrics Council. This is an open forum for posing questions or comments about the practice of pediatric chiropractic. Our executive council moderates this page and should be a valuable resource for any questions regarding cases, techniques, practice growth and management, etc. We hope you enjoy and utilize the ACA Pediatrics Council Private Group!

To join our council, please visit our website to download a membership application: www.acapedscouncil.org

Membership is free for students!

Benefits of joining:


  • Valuable resource for doctors and students to openly interact with ACA Pediatrics Council Members
  • Ask questions or share ideas related to patient/clinical cases, treatments or practice management tips
  • Post about job openings, internship opportunities or requests
  • Mentorship for docs and students alike

Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/acapedscouncil/

May 2021 ACA membership spotlight Dr Shaw

Do you have minute?

As part of this community, we want to connect with you, learn more about who you are, and know who we can refer patients to. We are looking for members of the ACA Pediatrics Council to feature on our website and social media pages.


Would you like to be featured as our member of the month? Member Minute consists of a one minute video of you answering your favorite questions below an introducing yourself. Please take a few minutes to answer these questions, and email your responses with a video to us.


Application for Member Minute

  • Full name:
  • Company Name:
  • Website:
  • Pick one or more of the following questions to answer:
  • Why did you become a chiropractor?
  • What motivates you to serve your community?
  • Do you have an area of expertise?
  • What is your favorite thing about being part of the pediatrics council?
  • Who do you love providing care for, who can we send your way?
  • What 3 words would you use to describe the ACA pediatrics council?
  • How has being involved with the ACA helped your career?
  • What is your favorite pediatric chiropractic memory or case?
  • What advice do you have for doctors considering joining the ACA pediatrics council?
  • Share one thing you do for fun.


Please send an email to our membership chair, Dr. Jo Nell Shaw at acaccpmembership@gmail.com, include a headshot/photo you’d like used with your answers, a video answering any of the above questions, and links to your business’ social media profiles.

Thank you for your continued support of the ACA Pediatrics Council!

Together, we are working to advance the field of chiropractic pediatrics.

We would like to highlight some of the benefits of being a member:


  • Increases your visibility as a doctor of chiropractic who serves the pediatric community.

  • You are placed on a Find A Chiropractor list for colleagues to use or for the public to

    find a chiropractor who treats pediatric patients, increasing your patient base.

  • Helps align yourself with other doctors of chiropractic who are like minded

    in providing pediatric care and increased networking opportunities.

  • Provides opportunities to expand your educational resources.

  • Attending an annual symposium that highlights great speakers on multiple pediatric topics.

  • Discounted registration fees on educational courses and yearly symposium.

  • A complimentary subscription to Journal of Chiropractic Medicine

  • Social media messaging and interaction with colleagues through the council’s

    Facebook and Instagram accounts.

  • Helps you market to your pediatric community… and much more.

Join or Renew!

There are so many more advantages to being a member that will enhance your pediatric practice. We invite students and first year graduates to join, as their membership fees are FREE! General membership is only $85.00 for ACA members.

ACA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics

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The views and comments expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the ACA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics or the American Chiropractic Association.