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Sports Medicine: Physical Exam, Imaging and Diagnosis

Boston Children’s Hospital’s renowned physicians and sports medicine professionals present the latest evidence-based approaches to sports medicine diagnosis. Topics include the physical exam, imaging, differential diagnosis of common injuries, what not to miss and when to refer a patient to a specialist.

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September 21, 2014

Boston Children’s Hospital
Folkman Auditorium
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Topics include:

•   hands-on physical exams
•   physical exam tests and findings
•   differential diagnosis of common sports injuries
•   when to order x-rays and MRIs
•   what not to miss
•   when to refer a patient to a specialist

Pricing*

•  $225 Physicians
•  $125 Other professionals
•  $85 Students

Register by August 31 to receive a 10 percent discount.

Continuing medical education (CME) credits and nursing, physical therapy and athletic trainer continuing education unit (CEU) credits are pending.

This conference is presented by Boston Children’s Hospital’s Sports Medicine Division and Harvard Medical School.

Speakers

Guest lecturer: Freddie Fu, MD

Freddie Fu, MD, is recognized worldwide for his pioneering surgical techniques to treat sports-related injuries to the knee and for scientific and clinical research focused on the biomechanics of these injuries. Dr. Fu is the David Silver Professor and Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Distinguished Service Professor of the University of Pittsburgh, and the head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh Department of Athletics.

Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH
Donald S. Bae, MD
Michael Beasley, MD
Sarah Bixby, MD
Kirsten Ecklund, MD
Ellen Geminiani, MD
Pierre d’Hemecourt, MD
Benton Heyworth, MD
Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH
Dennis Kramer, MD
William Meehan, MD
Lyle Micheli, MD
Michael O'Brien, MD
Bridget Quinn, MD
Cynthia Stein, MD, MPH
Andrea Stracciolini, MD
Edward Yang, MD
Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD

Schedule

 7:30 to 7:55 a.m.
Registration
 7:55 to 8:00 a.m.

 

Welcome
Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH

 8:00 to 8:30 a.m.

 

Micheli Lecture: Evolution of Management of ACL Injuries
Freddie Fu, MD

 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.

 

Shoulder: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam and Imaging
Benton Heyworth, MD
Michael Beasley, MD
Sarah Bixby, MD

 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.

 

Elbow, Hand and Wrist: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam and Imaging
Donald Bae, MD
Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH
Kirsten Ecklund, MD

 9:30 to 9:45 a.m
Break
 9:45 to 10:15 a.m

 

Lumbar Spine: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam and Imaging
Lyle Micheli, MD
Michael O'Brien, MD
Edward Yang, MD

 10:15 to 10:45 a.m

 

Cervical Spine: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam and Imaging
Pierre d'Hemecourt, MD
Ellen Geminiani, MD
Edward Yang, MD

 10:45 to 11:00 a.m.
Break
 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.

 

Hip: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam and Imaging
Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD
Andrea Stracciolini, MD
Sarah Bixby, MD 

 11:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.

 

Knee: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam and Imaging
Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH
Cynthia Stein, MD, MPH
Kirsten Ecklund

 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
 Lunch
 1:00 to 1:20 p.m.

 

Concussion Physical Examination
William Meehan, MD

 1:20 to 1:50 p.m.

 

Foot/Ankle: Differential Diagnosis, Physical Exam and Imaging
Dennis Kramer, MD
Bridget Quinn, MD
Sarah Bixby, MD

 1:50 to 2:20 p.m.

 

Breakout Sessions
A) Shoulder
B) Elbow, Hand, Wrist

 2:20 to 2:50 p.m.

 

Breakout Sessions
A) Lumbar Spine
B) Cervical Spine

 2:50 to 3:20 p.m.

 

Breakout Sessions
A) Hip
B) Knee, Foot, Ankle

 3:20 to 3:30 p.m.
Questions and Answers

Sports Medicine Division

The Sports Medicine Division at Boston Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care to athletes of all ages and abilities, from professional athletes to eager novices. The first pediatric sports medicine center in the country, we treat approximately 40,000 patients from all over the world each year.

We provide care for pediatric and young adult patients in four convenient locations:
Boston, Lexington, Peabody and Waltham

To learn more or make an appointment, please call 866-576-1932