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2018 Chicago Sports Medicine Symposium: World Series of Surgery

September 7 - September 9


Course Description

This course has been designed to present knee, shoulder, elbow, hip and sports medicine ailments and the most advanced treatment options from nationally and internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons. Live surgery broadcasts, workshops, case presentations and panel discussions will offer the participants the opportunity to interact with faculty and learn the most current solutions to these challenging problems.

Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes sports medicine.


Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

· Learn Diagnostic Evaluation, Indications, Non-operative, Surgical Management and Rehabilitation of complex shoulder instability patients.
· Learn diagnostic evaluation, non-operative treatment, surgical indications, and rehabilitation for basic, complex and revision rotator cuff tear.
· Review non-operative, surgical and rehabilitation management options for degenerative shoulder disease including non-operative care, arthroscopic indications and shoulder replacement strategies in the young active patient.
· Evaluate and treat basic and complex knee ligament injuries including surgical management, injury prevention and rehabilitation.
· Identify, evaluate, and manage Femoral Acetabular Impingement and Labral Tears of the hip
· Understand contemporary rehabilitation programs and return to play guidelines for common shoulder, knee and hip problems.
· Understand contemporary rehabilitation techniques following cartilage procedures of the knee including timing to return to activities.
· Manage patients with meniscal deficiency, patellofemoral cartilage lesions or tibiofemoral articular cartilage defects.


Brian Cole, MD
Chicago, IL

Nikhil N. Verma, MD
Chicago, IL

Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA
Birmingham, AL

George Davies, DPT
Savannah, GA

Shane Nho, MD, MS
Chicago, IL

Donna Williams, PT, MHS, Cert ART
Chicago, IL

Adam B. Yanke, MD
Chicago, IL

Invited Faculty

Robert Arciero, MD
Farmington, CT

Bradley Allison, PT, DPT, OCS
Munster, IN

Julie Bishop, MD
Columbus, OH

Mark S. Cohen, MD
Chicago, IL

John E. Conway, MD
Fort Worth, TX

David R. Diduch, MD
Charlottesville, VA

Bassem T. Elhassan, MD
Rochester, MN

Michael Ellman, MD
Golden CO

Jack Farr, II, MD
Greenwood, IN

John J. hernandez, MD
Chicago, IL

Larry Field, MD
Jackson, MS

Brian Forsythe, MD
Chicago, IL

Rachel M. Frank, MD
Boulder, CO
Matthew Gauthier, PT, DPT, SCS
Chicago, IL

Mark H. Getelman, MD
Van Nuys, CA

Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS
London, Ontario, Canada

Andreas Gomoll, MD
Chestnut Hill, MA

Carlos A. Guanche, MD
Van Nuys, CA

Joshua Harris, MD
Houston, TX

Timothy Hewett, PhD
Columbus, OJ

John D. Kelly, IV, MD
Philadelphia, PA

Aaron Krych, MD
Rochester, MN

Christian Latterman, MD
Lexington, KY

Katie Lemmon, MS, ATC
Chicago, IL

Richard C. Mather, III, MD
Edina, MN

L. Pearce McCarty, III, MD
Edina, MN
Gregory P. Nicholson, MD
Chicago, IL

Russ Paine, PT
Houston, TX

Michael Reinold, PT, DOT, SCS
Boston, MA

Seth L. Sherman, MD
Columbia, MO

Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC
Newark, DE

Eric J. Strauss, MD
New York, NY

Allston J. Stubbs, MD
Winston-Salem, NC

Scott W. Trenhaile, MD
Rockford, IL

Jennifer Ann Tymkew, MS, ATC
Evanston, IL

Geoffrey S. Van Thiel, MD, MBA
Rockford, IL

Thomas Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS
Dedham, MA

Joel C. Williams, MD
Chicago, IL

Brian Wolf, MD
Iowa City, IA


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 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.





Supported By

A special thank you to last year’s companies for their support. For more information about supporting this course, please view the Exhibitor Prospectus. For any questions, please contact Alex Ricketts.

JRF Ortho
Vericel Corporation

Accommodations & Course Location

Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

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909 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-943-7200

Hotel Reservations

A small block of rooms have been reserved for September 6-8, 2018 at a special group rate starting at $219/night +taxes&fees. To receive the group rate, reservations must be made by August 5, 2018. To receive the group rate by phone, please mentionChicago Sports Medicine Symposium” when making the reservation.

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.





September 7
September 9


Westin Michigan Ave
909 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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