18th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium - Challenges in Sports Medicine

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
7am-4:30pm
Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT

Presented by:

  • Paul Assaiante - Men’s Squash and Men’s Tennis Coach, Trinity College; Authored Run to the Roar: Coaching to Overcome Fear
  • Sharon Chirban, PhD - Department of Sports Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital; Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
  • Bonnie Ford - Senior Staff Writer, International and Olympic Sports, ESPN.com
  • Michael Lee, MD - Concussion Specialists of Connecticut, Pediatric Healthcare Associates; Consultant, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
  • Matthew Milewski, MD - Elite Sports Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Carl Nissen, MD - Elite Sports Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Adam Pallone, MS, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer, Quinnipiac University; Adjunct Professor, Athletic Training Sports Medicine Program, Quinnipiac University.
  • Nancy Rodriguez, PhD, RD, FACSM - Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut
  • Jamie Silverstein - Former Olympic Ice Dancer and USA Silver and Bronze Medalist
  • Thomas Trojian, MD - Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Director, Injury Prevention and Sports Outreach Programs, New England Musculoskeletal Institute
  • David Wang, MD, MS - Director, Department of Orthopaedics, Elite Sports Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Target Audience: This activity is designed for athletic trainers, physical therapists, physicians and other professionals who encompass the sports medicine team. 

Objectives: Participants will be able to (1) identify the unique dynamics that surround the female athlete; (2) delineate how the role of the sports medicine provider has changed; (3) recognize the different types of mental hurdles athletes must face; and (4) identify orthopedic complications and their influence on athletic performance.

Schedule:
7am  Registration
8am  Opening Remarks
8:10-10:10am  The Female Athlete
10:20am-12:10pm  Complicated Issues Surrounding the Athlete
12:30pm  Lunch
1:30-4:10pm  Ethical Issues in Sports Medicine
4:30pm  Closing Remarks

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates the Pediatric Evening Lecture Series for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and to share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Drs. Chirban, Lee, Milewski, Nissen, Rodriguez, Trojian, Wang and Mr. Assaiante, Pallone and Ms. Silverstein do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations.

Drs. Chirban, Lee, Milewski, Nissen, Rodriguez, Trojian, Wang and Mr. Assaiante, Pallone and Ms. Silverstein will be discussing the use of off-label products.

THIS CME ACTIVITY HAS NO COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ASSOCIATED WITH IT.

Register online or for more information, contact Diane Mouradjian, 860.837.6264.