A special, two-night course offering from AOSSM and PBATS

Join our elite panel of chairs and faculty as we present two comprehensive and multidisciplinary sessions covering common upper and lower body injuries in athletes, such as baseball, soccer and football.

You will receive two separate nights of course content, each focusing on a different core group of injury evaluations and techniques to diagnose, treat and rehab along the continuum of care.

November 9 - (8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time)
  • Case presentations with panel discussion.
  • 90 minutes in length, 5-minute presentation with 10-minute discussion
  • Topics:
    • Elbow UCL Reconstruction or Repair and Rehabilitation - Keith Meister, MD
    • The Painful Hip - Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD
    • Core Muscle Injury - Stephen A. Stache Jr., MD
    • COVID: Management and Return to Play - Marc I. Harwood, MD
    • Shoulder Labrum Repair and Bicep Tenodesis - Michael T. Freehill, MD
    • Hamstring Injury: Rehabilitation vs. Repair with Return to Play - Kathleen M. Weber, MD
  • This will be an interactive discussion with questions coming from the audience as well as the panelists.
  • These are topics that are of interest to medical personnel who are handling all athletes not just baseball however, it will have a baseball emphasis.
Register For Night 1


November 16 - (8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time)
  • Surgical Skills and Ultrasound video presentations
  • 60 minutes for surgical skills 5-minute presentation with 10-minute discussion
  • 30 minutes for ultrasound
  • Topics will be:
    • UCL Reconstruction - Mark S. Schickendantz, MD
    • UCL Internal Brace - Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD
    • SLAP - Nikhil N. Verma, MD
    • Biceps Tenodesis - Nikhil N. Verma, MD
    • Scan of the Elbow (ultrasound) - Levon N. Nazarian, MD
    • Scan of the Hamstring (ultrasound) - Levon N. Nazarian, MD
  • This will be an interactive discussion with questions coming from the audience as well as the panelists.
  • These topics will be relevant to medical personnel that work with throwing athletes. This will be important not only to baseball but football and any other throwing sport. It will have a baseball emphasis.
Register For Night 2
This conference is designed for physicians, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, coaches, and those involved with the management, prevention, or rehabilitation of injuries to the baseball athlete.

Registration (per session – sign up for both!)
Member – $30
Nonmember - $45
Allied Health (AT, PT, PA, etc.) - $15
Resident/Fellows – Free

Course Co-Chairs
Marc I. Harwood, MD, Rothman Institute
Ron Porterfield, ATC/LAT
Mark S. Schickendantz, MD, Cleveland Clinic Sports Health
Michael Salazar, DAT, MAE, LAT, ATC, Minnesota Twins

Continuing Medical Education Credit

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AOSSM designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education For Athletic Trainers
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) (BOC AP# P460) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.50 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.