Welcome To The

2017 Chicago Sports Medicine Symposium

 Post-Course Page

 This is where you will be able to:

1. Complete your course evaluation

2. Attest to your credits

3. Print &/or save your CE Certificate

4. Download any presentations from the course that you would like!

Step 1: Course Evaluation

Please click on the link below to complete the course evaluation.

Step 2:  Attest to your credits


PHYSICIANS: The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ATHLETIC TRAINERS: Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) (BOC AP# P3115) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 31 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTSThe Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association. The IPTA has approved this course for 32.5 CE hours.


Step 3:  Print &/or Save your Certificate

Click “DONE” to be re-directed to the certificate page, where you will be able to print &/or save your CE certificate.

** Please note, the Survey and Certificate Download is NOT mobile friendly. Please use a laptop or desktop computer to complete your survey**


Step 4:  Presentations

Course presentations will be available for PDF download within 5 business days following the course.  Presentations in blue are available to download now.


Thursday, August 3, 2017

 SESSION I: First Time Treatment Small Cartilage Defect

Small Defect Treatment Options: Debridement, OATS, Microfracture +, other

Adam Yanke, MD
 Case: OATS
 Case: Microfracture
 SESSION II: Failed Femoral Condyle Defect

Managing the Failed Femoral Condyle Defect: Evaluation, Subchondral Bone, Ostechondral Allograft

William B. Bugbee, MD
 Case: Bony Overgrowth of Prior Microfracture  
 SESSION III: Meniscus Allograft Transplant
 Meniscus Allograft Transplantation Alan Getgood, MD
 Case: Failed ACL in a Meniscectomized Patient
 Case: Maligned Knee in a Meniscectomized Patient

Tibio-Femoral Osteotomy:Decision-Making Techniques and Outcomes

 Tom Minas, MD

Rehabilitation Following Cartilage Procedures: Brace, Weight Bearing Motion and Return to Activities

Kevin Wilk, DPT
 SESSION IV: Video Spotlight Session 
 Osteochondral Allograft Jack Farr, MD
 Natural Tissue Graft Jas Chahal, MD
 Bone Marrow Aspirate Brian Cole, MD
 Microfracture Michael Ellman, MD
 SESSION V: Osteochondritis Dissecans
 Management of OCD Geoffrey Van Thiel, MD
 Case: OCD with Intact Articular Cartilage
 Case: Large OCD MFC

SESSION VI: First Time Management of a

Patellofemoral Defect

 Management of Patellofemoral Cartilage Lesions  Jack Farr, MD
 Case: Isolated Patella Defect
 Case: Isolated Trochlear Defect
 Case: Bipolar Disease with Recurrent Patellar Instability
 Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation/MACI Tom Minas, MD
 Management of the Subchondral Bone Jack Farr, MD
 Biologics and the Treatment of Articular Cartilage Disease Christian Lattermann, MD
 The Athlete and Cartilage Repair: How do They Differ? Brian Cole, MD
 Future Directions in Cartilage Repair: Near Term Solutions Andreas Gomoll, MD
 Stump the Panel: Audience Case Presentations

 Friday, August 4, 2017

 SESSION VII: Shoulder Instability
 Patient Presentation and Exam  Nikhil Verma, MD
 Conservative Management and In Season Issues Eric McCarty, MD
 Open and Arthroscpoic: How Do I Decide? Greg Nicholson, MD
 Rehab: How and When to Return to Sport? Kevin Wilk, DPT
 Revision Instability: What Do I Do Now? Nikhil Verma, MD
 Patient Presentation/Exam Ian Lo, MD
 SLAP Tears: Are They Real? Michael Cicotti, MD
 SLAP Repair: How and When Nikhil Verma, MD
 SLAP/Biceps: Rehab and Return to Sport  Kevin Wilk, DPT
 SESSION IX: Rotator Cuff
 Non-Operative Management: It Still Works Jas Chahal, MD
 Partial Rotator Cuff: Treatment Algorithm  Geoffrey Van Thiel, MD

Current Concepts on the Genetic Factors in Rotator Cuff Pathology and Future Implication for Sports Physical Therapists

 Travis Orth, PT
 SESSION X: Massive Cuff
 Patient Presentation/Exam Brian Cole, MD
 Rehab of the Cuff Patient George Davies, DPT
 Repair is Still the Best Option Ian Lo, MD
 Alternate Options Brian Cole, MD
 Reverse Arthroplasty: When Do I Pull the Trigger  Gregory P. Nicholson, MD
Case Panel Nikhil Verma, MD


 Technique Corner


Arthroscopic Stabilization – Scott Trenhaile, MD What’s New in the Rehab in the Overhead Athlete – Kevin Wilk, DPT
 SLAP Repair – Michael Cicotti, MD Criteria for Return to Sports for Shoulder Injuries – George Davies, DPT
 Sub-Pec Tenodesis – Anthony A. Romeo, MD Preventative Programs for Youth Baseball Player – Michael Reinold, DPT, SCS
 Arthroscopic Tenodesis – Scott Trenhaile, MD  Case Presentations – Kevin Wilk, DPT
 Subscap Repair – Ian Lo, MD
 Massive Cuff Repair – Nikhil Verma, MD
 SSN – Eric McCarty, MD
Difficult Cases – Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Saturday, August 5, 2017

 SESSION XI: The Athletic Arthritic Shoulder
Capsular Release: Does it Work? Geoffrey Van Thiel, MD
Alternatives to Arthroplasty Nikhil Verma, MD
 Rehab Strategies & Techniques to Maintain Shoulder Function in the Arthritic Shoulder Patient Michael Reinold, DPT, SCS
 Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: It’s a Soft Tissue Procedure Anthony Romeo, MD
 Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Principles and Science Anthony Romeo, MD
 Failed Shoulder Arthroplasty: What Do We Do Now? Gregory Nicholson, MD
 Rehabilitation of Shoulder Arthroplasty: Reverse and Total Michael Reinold, DPT, SCS
 Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Adam Yanke, MD
 Case Based Beyond Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Alan Getgood, MD
 Rehab and Return to Sport Criteria Following Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury or Surgery Russ Paine, PT
 Knee Injections/Biologics Brian Cole, MD
 ACL Prevention Timothy Hewett, MD
 ACL Anatomy and Isometry Brian Forsythe, MD
 ACL: Evolution of a Technique Nikhil Verma, MD
 Post ACL Rehab Russ Paine, PT
 Revision ACL Considerations Bernard Bach MD
 ACL Outcomes: Are We Doing Better? Josh Harris, MD
 ACL Copers Russ Paine, PT
 LCL/PLC Michael Ellman, MD
 PCL Charles Bush-Joseph


 Shoulder Capsular Release – Geoffrey Van Thiel, MD Return to Sport Criteria Following ACL Surgery – Russ Paine, PT
 Shoulder Arthroplasty: Do We Need a Stem? Anthony A. Romeo, MD ACL Rehabilitation Socratic Debate 
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Management of Glenoid Bone Loss – Greg Nicholson, MD Slower is Better – Russ Paine, PT
 MPFL Made Easy – Adam Yanke, MD Fast is Better – Kevin Wilk, DPT
 ACL Augmentation – Alan Getgood, MD Non-Surgical Patellofemoral Rehab – Kevin Wilk, DPT
MY ACL – Brian Forsythe, MD Case Presentations – Michael Reinold, DPT
 Anatomic Transtibial – Nikhil Verma, MD
PCL – Michael Ellman, MD
Root Repair – Jack Farr, II, MD

 Sunday, August 6, 2017

Blood Flow Restrictions Kyle Schumacher, PT, ATC
Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome alters hip biomechanics during functional tasks  Phillip Malloy, MSPT, CSC
SESSION XIV: Hip Session I –  Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
Hip Patient Presentation and Exam Hal Marin, DO
 Radiographic and Advanced Imaging Evaluation Michael Salata, MD
Hip Arthroscopy for the Labral Injury and FAI Shane Nho, MD
 Open Hip Preservation Surgery Michael Stover, MD
 Rehabilitation following Labral Repair &/OR FAI Surgery Phillip Malloy, MSPT, CSC
 Approach to Failed Hip Richard Mather, MD
 SESSION XV: Hip Session II – Extra Articular Hip & Pelvis Pathology
Core Muscle Injury Michael Salata, MD
 Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Shane Nho, MD
 Proximal Hamstring Injury Richard Mather, MD
 Deep Gluteal Space Syndrome Hal Martin, DO
 Pelvic and Sacral Dysfunction Josh Harris, MD
 Physical Therapy for the Pelvic/Sacrum/Lumbar Dysfunction  Catherine Stegemann, PT