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Chicago Sports Medicine Symposium

August 3, 2017 - August 6, 2017

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, primary care practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes sports medicine.




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 THERAPISTS: The 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.

Supported By

A special thank youthis years’ companies for their support. For information about supporting this course, download the Exhibitor Prospectus here.

JRF Ortho
Smith & Nephew
Wright Medical
Zimmer Biomet
JRF Ortho
Smith & Nephew
Wright Medical
Zimmer Biomet
Trice Medical
BauerfeindCEP Topical GearMidwest Orthopaedics
at Rush
Breg/Post-Op Partners
Cropper Medical Bioskin
Fidia Pharma USA, Inc
Joint Active Systems
Performance Health
Rotation Medical

Accommodations & Course Location

Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile

633 N St Clair St
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-787-1234
Reservation Link: https://aws.passkey.com

Hotel Reservations

A small block of rooms have been reserved for August 2-6, 2017 at a special group rate of $249/night +taxes&fees. To receive the group rate, reservations must be made by July 19, 2017.  To reserve your room online, please click here. To receive the group rate by phone, please mention “Chicago Sports Medicine Symposium” when making the reservation.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 13020 Telecom Pkwy N, Tampa, FL 33637 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.

Things to Do in Chicago

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 We hope you take some time to enjoy Chicago! August is a great time to visit the city and the hotel location provides easy access to many of the wonderful sites, shopping, dining and museums. The hotel websites has some great information regarding local attractions and restaurants. For your information, the Chicago White Sox are hosting the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at US Cellular Park. General admission tickets are available on line, and will also be available at the stadium.   The stadium is easily accessible by cab or train (Red line), arriving in less than 20 minutes from the hotel. To purchase tickets, please click here.




August 3, 2017
August 6, 2017


Anthony A. Romeo, MD


Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile
633 N St Clair St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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