In October 2015, the American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed the following publication: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Scoliosis Research Society. Position Statement: Screening for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; December 2015. Available at:

All statements of endorsement from the American Academy of Pediatrics automatically expire 5 years after publication unless reaffirmed, revised, or retired at or before that time.