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4th Annual Baseball Sports Medicine: Game-Changing Concepts

November 21 - November 22

Course Description

This live activity is designed to identify areas of concern or controversy in the management of baseball athletes in a team sport setting through didactic presentations and case based scenarios. Key issues, along with up-to-date and practice solutions, will be addressed. Time has been built into the agenda for questions and answers.

Target Audience

This conference is designed for any physician, athletic trainer, occupational therapist, strength and conditioning expert, or coach concerned with the management or prevention of injuries to the baseball athlete.


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze epidemiological trends in baseball injuries for professional, collegiate and youth baseball players
  • Integrate prevention strategies with their health care team(s) to improve musculoskeletal and medical health for baseball players
  • Assess and apply surgical and non-surgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the management of essential musculoskeletal and medical conditions in baseball



Christopher S. Ahmad, MD
Head Team Physician, New York Yankees
Head Team Physician New, York City Football Club
Chief, Sports Medicine Service
Co-Director, Center for Shoulder, Elbow, and
Sports Medicine
Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Sports
Medicine, Biomechanics Research
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Anthony Romeo, MD
Chief of Orthopaedics
Rothman Institute
New York, NY


David W. Altchek, MD
Medical Director
New York Mets
New York, New York

Danny Borrell
Pitching Coordinator
New York Yankees
New York, New York

Peter Chalmers, MD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Joseph Ciccone, PT, DPT, SCS
Associate Director
Columbia Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Columbia University
New York, New York

Michael G. Ciccotti, MD
Head Team Physician
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

David Colvin, DPT
Player Development
New York Yankees
Tampa, Florida

Steve Donohue, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer
New York Yankees
New York, New York

Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD
Team Physician
Troy University
Birmingham, Alabama

Brandon Erickson, MD
Assistant Team Physician
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Keith Meister, MD
Head Team Physician
Texas Rangers
Arlington, Texas

Thomas Noonan, MD
Head Team Physician
Colorado Rockies
Denver, Colorado

Mark P. O'Neal, AT
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas

George A. Paletta, Jr., MD
Head Team Surgeon
St. Louis Cardinals
Chesterfield, Missouri
Hollis Potter, MD
Department of Radiology and Imaging
Hospital of Special Surgery
New York, New York

Mark Schickendantz, MD
Head Team Physician
Cleveland Indians
Cleveland, Ohio

Michael S. Schuk, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
New York Yankees
New York, New York

Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPT
Associate Clinical Director
Champion Sports Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama

Adrian J. Yenchak, PT, DPT, CSCS
Director of Sports Therapy
Columbia Medical Center
New York, New York


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 15 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 15 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: This course has been approved for 18 hours by the NYPTA.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: PAs may claim a maximum of 15 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Supported By

Special thanks to this year’s companies for their support. Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus. For information about supporting this event, please contact Rachel Reuter.


DePuy Synthes



Game Ready

Rothman Orthopaedics

Course Location & Accommodations

Westin Times Square

270 W 43rd St
New York, NY 10036
Reservations: (212) 201-2700
Online Link: https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1562001885914&key=GRP
Reference # M-EKU3U5Y

Hotel Reservations

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Time Square. Please mention “FORE Baseball Course, Reference #M-EKU3U5Y” to reserve your room at the group rate of $349.00/night, plus applicable tax and hotel fees. Reservations for this rate must be made before Monday, November 4, 2019.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 4115 W Spruce St, Tampa FL 33607 or call 813-877-8096 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.

Events, activities and facilities of Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status as provided by the law and in accordance with FORE’s respect for personal dignity.


November 21
November 22


Westin Times Square
270 W 43rd St
New York, NY 10036 United States
(212) 201-2700
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