13th Annual Current Concepts in Primary Care Sports Medicine

Chicago, IL US
March 3, 2016 to March 5, 2016

This conference will provide primary care physicians and allied health professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for patients and/or athletes with both medical and orthopedic sports related problems. The medical components will include current information on exercise-induced asthma, sudden cardiac death in athletes, concussions/c-spine injuries, heat illness, mononucleosis, sideline emergencies and return-to-play issues, steroids/supplements, and proper fluids/sports nutrition recommendations. The orthopedic components will highlight a review of common musculoskeletal injuries ranging from sprains, strains, and pediatric musculoskeletal development issues to evaluation and management strategies for sports related orthopedic injuries to the hip, spine, knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and foot including indications for orthopedic surgical referral. The program will place emphasis on providing physicians with basic diagnostic and treatment algorithms that are easily used in primary care offices as well as in the athletic event setting. Course faculty will include local, regional and national experts in the fields of sports medicine, orthopedics and rehabilitation medicine. New course content includes additional break-out sessions with greater hands on demonstrations as well as more small group interactions with the course faculty.

Again, we are pleased to offer morning AM Break-out Sessions. Attendees may choose one AM session per day.

  • Day One sessions:
    • Sports Pulmonary – Special Considerations
    • Sports Cardiology
    • Emergency Action Plans, AED Use, Clearance for Cardiac Conditions
    • Sideline Management: Urgent Care Issues in injured Athletes from Training Rooms to Medical Tents
  • Day Two sessions:
    • Concussion Current Guidelines for Evaluation and Treatment;
    • Sports Nutrition: Translating Science into Practice (case-based);
    • Joint Injections and Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Closing day sessions:
    • Accelerating Recovery: What Athletes are Doing and the Science Behind it
    • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Care Assessments in Athletes
    • Vestibular Rehabilitation for Head Injured Athletes: Are We Making a Difference?

Target Audience

The target audience includes Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers and other Health Professionals interested in the diagnosis and management of common sports related injuries and illnesses.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Diagnose common problems in sports medicine-medical and orthopedic;
  • Initiate appropriate treatment strategies including medications, braces, and therapy;
  • Determine which sports-related injuries need to be referred and the urgency of referral;
  • Develop an understanding of radiologic imaging in sports medicine.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Linda Simmons
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 702-6602
Available credit: 
  • 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.50 Athletic Trainer
  • 20.50 Occupational Therapist
  • 20.75 Participation
  • 20.50 Physical Therapist
Event starts: 
03/03/2016 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/05/2016 - 10:30am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Millenium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

The conference will be held at The Millennium Knickerbocker, located just off Michigan Avenue at 163 East Walton Place, in Chicago’s exciting Gold Coast area. The Millennium is easily reached by public transportation and there are numerous public parking facilities in the area. The hotel is across Michigan Avenue from Bloomingdale’s and one block away from the John Hancock Center and Water Tower Place.

We have reserved a block of rooms at a special discounted rate for course attendees. Our special rates start at $129 to $139 for single or double occupancy.

All rates are subject to state and city taxes. All reservations must be secured via a valid major credit card. Check-in time is 3 pm and check-out time is 12 pm. Reservations must be received by the hotel no later than February 17, 2016 to guarantee the reduced rate.

  • To book online: Change the “Corp/Promo” button to “Group Code” and enter the code 1603PRIMAR. Select the requested dates and follow the remaining prompts to complete the reservation.
  • By telephone: Guests may call the hotel directly at 1-800-621-8140. You must indicate you are attending The University of Chicago-Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.

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 Holly J. Benjamin, MD, FAAP, FACSM
 Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Orthopedic Surgery
 Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Chicago is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 20.5 hours of Category A continuing education.


The University of Chicago Medical Center is a licensed continuing education provider with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy, license # 216-000030 and Occupational Therapy, license #224-000054. All participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance. This course is approved for 20.5 continuing education hours for licensed therapists (PT, PTA, or OT, COTA) in Illinois. The University of Chicago Medical Center has not applied to any other state for therapist CE credit. Participants will need to do this individually through their jurisdiction outside of Illinois.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

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