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2018 Chicago Sports Medicine Symposium: World Series of Surgery

September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018

Course Description

This course is designed to address knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, and sports medicine injuries and infirmities. The latest treatment options are presented by a faculty of internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons. Live surgery broadcasts, case presentations, and panel discussions offer participants the opportunity to interact with faculty and discuss current solutions to 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:

· Identify diagnostic evaluation, indications, non-operative, surgical management and rehabilitation of complex shoulder instability patients.
· Identify 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
· Recognize contemporary rehabilitation programs and return to play guidelines for common shoulder, knee and hip problems.
· Recognize contemporary rehabilitation techniques following cartilage procedures of the knee including timing to return to activities.
· Classify 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

Invited Faculty

Bradley Allison, PT, DPT, OCS
Munster, IN

Robert A. Arciero, MD
Farmington, CT

Julie Bishop, MD
Columbus, OH

Kevin F. Bonner, MD
Virginia Beach, VA

Mark S. Cohen, MD
Chicago, IL

John E. Conway, MD
Fort Worth, TX

George J. Davies, DPT
Savannah, GA

Bassem T. Elhassan, MD
Rochester, MN

Michael Ellman, MD
Golden, CO

Jack Farr, II, MD
Greenwood, IN

John J. Fernandez, MD
Chicago, IL

Larry D. Field, MD
Jackson, MS

Brian Forsythe, MD
Chicago, IL

Rachel M. Frank, MD
Boulder, CO

Grant Garrigues, MD
Durham, NC

Matthew Gauthier, PT, DPT, SCS
Chicago, IL
Mark H. Getelman, MD
Van Nuys, CA

Alan Getgood, MD
London, Ontario, Canada

Andreas H. Gomoll, MD
Chestnut Hill, MA

Carlos A. Guanche, MD
Van Nuys, CA

Joshua Harris, MD
Houston, TX

David Heidloff, AT
Chicago, IL

Timothy Hewett, PhD
Rochester, MN

John D. Kelly, IV, MD
Philadelphia, PA

Aaron J. Krych, MD
Rochester, MN

Katie Lemmon, MS, ATC
Chicago, IL

Richard “Chad” Mather, III, MD
Durham, NC

L. Pearce McCarty, III, MD
Edina, MN

Allison M. Mumbleau, PT, DPT
Minneapolis, MN

Shane J. Nho, MD, MS
Chicago, IL

Gregory P. Nicholson, MD
Chicago, IL

Russ Paine, PT
Huston, TX
Michael Reinold, PT, DPT
Boston, MA

Seth L. Sherman, MD
Columbia, MO

Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC
Newark, DE

Eric J. Strauss, MD
New York, NY

Melissa Strzelinski, PT
Vail, CO

Alston J. Stubbs, IV, MD
Winston-Salem, NC

John M. Tokish, MD
Greenville, SC

Scott W. Trenhaile, MD
Rockford, IL

Jennifer Ann Tymkew, MS, ATC
Evanston, IL

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

Brian Waterman, MD
Winston-Salem, NC

Joel C. Williams, MD
Chicago, IL

Brian Wolf, MD
Iowa City, IA

Thomas H. Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS
Boston, MA

Adam B. Yanke, MD, PhD
Chicago, IL


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 21.75 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 21.75 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. This course has been approved for 22 CE Hours.

Supported By

A special thank you to this 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.

DePuy Synthes
Vericel Corporation
Zimmer Biomet
Arthrex, Inc
Vericel Corporation
MiMedX Group, Inc
DePuy Synthes
Arthrex, Inc
JRF Ortho
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Wright Medical
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
Bioskin, Cropper Medical
Fidia Pharma USA
Flexion Therapeutics
Graymont Medical
Joint Active Systems
Medi USA
Modernizing Medicine
OMSI/Ortho-Med Services

Agenda & Brochure

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Accommodations & Course Location

Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

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909 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-943-7200
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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, 2018
September 9, 2018


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