By Jim Monaghan
Baseball Health Network
Dr. Christopher Ahmad, Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and founding member of the Baseball Health Network will lead an esteemed panel of physicians, trainers and baseball notables at the 2nd annual Baseball Sports Medicine: Game-Changing Concepts seminar on November 16-17 in New York.
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.
Joining Dr. Ahmad as course director is Chicago White Sox Team Physician Dr. Anthony Romeo.
Jeff Passan – New York Times bestselling author and MLB columnist for Yahoo! Sports
Joe Torre – MLB’s Chief Baseball Officer and former manager of the New York Mets and New York Yankees
Robert B. Anderson, MD OrthoCarolina Charlotte, NC
Michael Ciccotti, MD Head Team Physician Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia, PA
Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD Andrews Sports Medicine Birmingham, AL
Neal ElAttrache, MD Head Team Physician Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles, CA
Lee Kaplan, MD Medical Director & Team Physician Miami Marlins Miami, FL
Sean T. Lynch, MD Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY
Ron Porterfield, Head Athletic Trainer Tampa Bay Rays Tampa, FL
Mark Schickendantz, MD Head Team Physician Cleveland Indians Cleveland, OH
Nikhil Verma, MD Team Physician Chicago White Sox Chicago, IL
Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA Associate Clinical Director Champion Sports Medicine Director, Rehabilitative Research Birmingham, AL
This conference is designed for any orthopaedic surgeon, physician, athletic trainer, physical 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
Last year was a huge success with MLB team physicians, trainers, and therapists presenting diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for baseball injuries.
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