Marc Harwood, MD
Philadelphia, PA
Christopher Ahmad, MD
Michael Ciccotti, MD
Struan Coleman, MD
Gary Green, MD
Rick Griffin, MD
Marc Harwood, MD
Brendon Huttman
Nick Kenney, ATC
George Poulis, ATC
Edward Snell, MD



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

Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Christopher Camp, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Associate Program Director, Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Roger Caplinger, ATC/LAT
Director, Medical Operations
Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
Milwaukee, WI

Peter Chalmers, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Utah
Head team physician
Salt Lake City AAA Bees
Head Team Physician
University of Utah Baseball
Salt Lake City, UT

Paul S. Charnetsky, MD

Michael G. Ciccotti, MD
The Everett J. and Marian Gordon Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship and Research
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The Rothman Institute
The Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Je¬fferson University
Head Team Physician
Philadelphia Phillies
Saint Joseph’s University
Philadelphia, PA

Jeremy D. Close, MD, CAQSM
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Steven B. Cohen, MD
Director of Sports Medicine Research
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Team Physician
Philadelphia Phillies and St. Joseph’s University
Philadelphia, PA

Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA
Associate Chairman and Professor
Department of Orthopedics
Rush University Medical Center
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Managing Partner
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush
Team Physician
Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox
Chicago, IL

Struan Coleman, MD, PhD
Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

John D'Angelo
Senior. Director, League Economics
Major League Baseball
New York, NY

Brandon J. Erickson, MD
Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon
Rothman Orthopaedics
Section Chief, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Phelps Hospital
Assistant Team Physician
Philadelphia Phillies
New York, NY

Stephen Fealy, MD
Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor
Weill Cornell Medical School
Orthopaedic Consultant
MLB Players Association
Research Committee, MLB
Chief Medical Officer/Co-Founder
New York, NY

Glenn Fleisig, PhD
Research Director
American Sports Medicine Institute
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Chair, USA Baseball Medical & Safety Committee
Pitching Safety Consultant, Little League Baseball & Softball
Injury Research Advisor, Major League Baseball
Birmingham, AL

Rick Griffin, MS, ATC/L
Athletic Trainer Emeritus
Seattle Mariners
Seattle, WA

Timothy Griffith, MD
Sports Medicine Surgeon
Peachtree Orthopaedics
Team Physician
Atlanta Braves
Atlanta, GA

Christopher Hogrefe, MD, FACEP
Assistant Clinical Professor
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Assistant Team Physician - Chicago Cubs
Chicago, IL

Nick Kenney, ATC, CSCS
Head Athletic Trainer
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City, MO

Vincent Key, MD
Medical Director & Head Team Physician
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City, MO

James Kinderknecht, MD
Assistant Team Physician
New York Mets
Assistant Attending Physician
Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

Jeff Krushell, BPE, CSCS
Consultant, Major League Baseball International
Edmonton, Canada

Paul Lee, MD, MPH
Harry S. and Misook Doolittle Associate Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Medical Director
Global Services at New York Presbyterian/CUIMC
Head Team Internist
New York Yankees
New York City Football Club
New York, NY

David M. Lintner, MD
Chief of Sports Medicine
Director of Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
Houston Methodist Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor
Weill Cornell College of Medicine
Head Team Physician
Houston Astros
Team Orthopedist
Houston Texans
Houston, TX

Keith Meister, MD
Head Team Physician
Texas Rangers
TMI Sports Medicine
Arlington, TX

Mark Niedfeldt, MD
Team Physician
Milwaukee Brewers
Associate Clinical Professor Family and Community Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Joseph Noland, MD
Sports Medicine Physician
University of Kansas
Shawnee, KS

Thomas Noonan, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Hawkins Clinic Denver
Denver, CO

Mark O'Neal, MS, ATC
Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society
Director of Medical Operations
Chicago Cubs
Chicago, IL

George A. Paletta, Jr, MD, MBA
Head Team Surgeon
St. Louis Cardinals
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopedic Center of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Gregory Pearl, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Texas A&M Health Sciences Center
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Baylor University Medical Center
Chairman, Department of Vascular Surgery
Baylor Scott and White Heart and Vascular Hospital
Dallas, TX

John J. Plosay, III, MD
Head Primary Care Team Physician
Los Angeles Dodgers
Director of EM Education
White Memorial Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Neil Rampe, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles, CA

Jamie Reed, ATC, LAT
Senior Director of Medical Operations
Texas Rangers
Arlington, TX

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

Mark Schickendantz, MD
Head Team Physician
Cleveland Indians
Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center
Cleveland, OH

Scott Sheridan, MS PT, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia, PA

Steven Shin, MD
Hand Consultant
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Angels
Director of Hand Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute
Los Angeles, CA

David Shipon, MD
Director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
Jefferson University Health
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Rehab Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Philadelphia, PA

Kyle Turner, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City, MO

Alex Valadka, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Kathleen Weber, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Section of Sports Medicine
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Laurence Westreich, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Department of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine
Consultant, MLB
New York, NY

Craig Young, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery & Community and Family Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Team Physician
Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee, WI

Faculty Disclosures

Christopher S.AhmadMDArthrex, Inc
At Peak
IP, Research Support, Consulting Fees
Ownership Interest/Stock
Stock Options
CharlesBush-JosephMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
ChristopherCampMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
RogerCaplingerATC/LATNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
PeterChalmersMDMitekConsulting FeesConsultant
Paul S.CharnetskyMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
Michael G.CiccottiMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
Jeremy DCloseMD, CAQSMNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
Steven BCohenMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
Brian JColeMDAesculap/B.Braun
Aqua Boom
Arthrex, Inc
DJ Orthopaedics
JRF Ortho
Smith & Nephew
Research support
Stock or stock Options
IP royalties; Paid consultant; Research support
Other financial or material support
Stock or stock Options
Editorial or governing board
IP royalties
Paid consultant
Research support
Stock or stock Options
Other financial or material support
Stock or stock Options
Paid consultant
Research support
Other financial or material support
Other financial or material support
Paid consultant

Stock or stock Options

Paid consultant

Research support
StruanColemanMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
JohnD'AngeloNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
BrandonEricksonMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
StephenFealyMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
GlennFleisigPhDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
RickGriffinATCNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
TimothyGriffithMS, ATC/LNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
MarcHarwoodMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
ChristopherHogrefeMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
NickKenneyATC, CSCSNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
VincentKeyMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
JamesKinderknechtMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
JeffKrushellBPE, CSCSNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
PaulLeeMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
David MLintnerMDZimmer BiometConsulting FeesConsultant
KeithMeisterMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
MarkNiedfeldtMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
JosephNolandMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
ThomasNoonanMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
MarkO'NealMS, ATC
GeorgePalettaMDArthrex, IncIP, Royalties, Consulting FeesConsultant
GregoryPearlMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
John JPlosay, IIIMD, FACEP, CAQSMNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
NeilRampeATCNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
JamieReedATC, LATNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
Anthony ARomeoMDArthrex
Smith & Nephew
Zimmer Bionet
Personal Fees, Royalty, Consultant Fee
Consultant, Speaker Educational Development
Grants/Grants Pending
Grants/Grants Pending
Research Support
Research Support
Research Support
Research Support
Research Support
Research Support
Research Support
Research Support
ScottSheridanMS, PT, ATC, CSCSNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
StevenShinMDArthrexRoyalties, Consulting FeesConsultant, Speaking & Teaching
DavidShiponMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
KyleTurnerATCNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
AlexValadkaMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
KathleenWeberMD, MS
LaurenceWestreichMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A
CraigYoungMDNothing to DiscloseN/AN/A


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 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ATHLETIC TRAINERS: Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (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 9 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME event, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Assess and apply surgical and non-surgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation programs for the management of common musculoskeletal and medical conditions in baseball.
  2. Articulate the controversy surrounding cardiovascular screening programs in professional sports with particular attention to professional baseball.
  3. Articulate the role of emerging treatment and technology in caring for professional athletes.

Course Evaluation Survey & CME/CE Certificates

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

Once completed, you will be re-directed to the certificate page. Here, you will be able to download, print &/or save your CME/CE certificate.

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Presentations Available for Download

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