Delivered in a live, virtual format, this three-hour course will provide up-to-date information on the issues surrounding competitive and recreational athlete care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaders from around the world will provide cutting-edge information and high-level discussions on the evolving approach for athletes of all ages and abilities during the most challenging medical environment of our time. The Advanced Team Physician Course is a collaborative effort between the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).


Title: COVID 19: Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We Need to Go
Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator


Title: The COVID-19 Vaccine- Considerations for Athletes and their Team Physicians 
Paul A. Offit, M.D., Director, Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Date: December 5, 2020 
Time: 10am - 1pm EST 
Format: Live, Virtual Event CME Credits: 3



Review the indications and contraindications of
vaccination to counsel athletes about
the associated risks and benefits.


Discuss the pros and cons of the American College of Cardiology guidelines for cardiac testing to
determine which, if any, athletes need prior to returning to physical activity and competition after a COVID-19 infection.


Review the guidelines from various sporting organizations in the U.S. to ensure a safe return to play for
athletes of all ages and abilities
after a COVID-19 infection.