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12th Annual HSS Sports Medicine Symposium

12th Annual HSS Sports Medicine Symposium
Workshop Calendar

March 23-24, 2018

Hospital for Special Surgery
Richard L. Menschel Education Ctr
2nd FL
35 East 70th Street
NY, NY 10021
Sports Rehabilitation & Performance Ctr
525 East 71st Street
Belaire Building, Ground FL
NY, NY 10021

Click here for schedule, mail-in registration form, and download brochure.

Live Streaming Available

The 12th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium will provide clinicians with guidance on how to care for surgical and nonsurgical patients among the sports medicine population. Topics to be discussed include the athlete’s elbow, shoulder instability, rotational athletes, adolescent athletes, and the hip.

The best available evidence and state of the art information from the rehabilitation staff, surgeons, and physicians of Hospital for Special Surgery, along with guest lecturers, will provide participants with clinically relevant information through live surgery, didactic lectures, panel discussions, case presentations, workshops, and Q&A sessions.

Learning Objectives
HSS continuing medical education activities are intended to improve the quality of patient care and safety.
At the completion of the course, the participant should be able to:

  • Sports Medicine Symposium | 3 LEARNING OBJECTIVES HSS continuing medical education activities are intended to improve the quality of patient care and safety. At the completion of the course, the participant should be able to:
  • Recognize each person’s role in the team approach(including ATC, MD, PA, PT and Performance Specialist)to providing outstanding patient care for appropriately referring patients to colleagues for treatment.
  • Incorporate two treatment strategies into their treatment plan for rehabilitation of sports related elbow injuries.
  • Incorporate at least one current evidence-based treatment guideline for treating the unstable shoulder.
  • Recognize the typical tendencies with regards to static and movement based asymmetries and imbalances of rotational athletes from the sports of soccer, baseball, and golf, after attending the Rotational Athlete concurrent session.
  • Identify the structures and purpose of each layer of the hip.
  • Incorporate at least one training progression following hip arthroscopy.
  • Identify one treatment strategy for osteochondritis dissecans, after attending the Young Athlete’s Knee concurrent session.
  • Recall at least two components of a criteria based approach to rehabilitating the athlete with tendinopathy, after attending the Managing Tendinopathy/Tendonitis in the Athlete concurrent session.
  • Discuss at least one evidence based benefit for use of alternative treatments, such as cupping, dry needling, blood flow restriction and laser therapy, after attending the Alternative Techniques in Sports Medicine workshop.
  • Identify at least two manual and exercise based techniques designed to treat the overhead athlete with a thoracic spine injury, after attending the Linking the Thoracic Spine to Injuries in the Overhead Athlete workshop.
  • Perform at least two special tests used in differential diagnosis in the shoulder or knee physical examination, after attending the Advanced Physical Exam and MRI Correlation workshop.
  • Describe current guidelines for return to play following a concussion, after attending the Concussion Management mini course.
  • Describe current evidence based rehabilitation guidelines following a multiligament injury of the knee, after attending the Multiligament Injury of the Knee mini course.
  • Identify at least one consideration for the treatment of the female athlete, after attending the Female Athlete mini course.

Two Ways to Register:

Register and pay online at, or click here.
Register by mail using the registration form in the brochure.

Make check payable to:

Hospital for Special Surgery

Mail form to:
Hospital for Special Surgery
Professional Education Department
Education & Academic Affairs
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

All registered participants will receive a confirmation via email.

Refund Policy
A handling fee of $75 is deducted for cancellation. Written refund requests must be received one week prior to the course. No refund will be made thereafter.

For More Information Contact
Wanda Napolitano
Senior Events and Marketing Coordinator Professional Education Education & Academic Affairs
Hospital for Special Surgery
Tel: 212.606.1812




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