This is the schedule for the 2021 program. 2022 schedule not yet available.



Wednesday, May 05, 2021
9:00am to 9:10am Welcome and Introduction

Joanne Borg-Stein, MD


9:10am to 9:30am Anterior Shoulder Pain: Biceps and Company

Luke Oh, MD

9:30am to 9:50am Clavicle, AC and SC Joint Injuries

Mark Price, MD, PhD

9:50am to 10:10am Complex Rotator Cuff Weakness

Cheri Blauwet MD

10:10am to 10:30am Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Dean Donahue, MD

10:30am to 10:50am Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Shoulder Session Faculty

10:50am to 11:05am Break
11:05am to 11:25am Shoulder MRI: Approach to Coracoacromial Arch

Arvin Kheterpal, MD

11:25am to 11:45am Ultrasound: Shoulder Demonstration

Christine Eng, MD

11:45am to 12:05pm Rehab and Return to Play: Managing Shoulder Injuries in Season

James Whalen, MSEd, ATC

12:05pm to 12:25pm Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Shoulder Session Faculty

12:25pm to 1:30pm Break

Elbow / Wrist / Hand

1:30pm to 1:50pm UCL Tear: Repair vs. Reconstruction in the Overhead Athlete

Luke Oh, MD

1:50pm to 2:10pm Elbow Imaging in the Throwing Athlete

Joseph Simeone, MD

2:10pm to 2:30pm Hand / Wrist Exam DEMO

Philip Blazar, MD

2:30pm to 2:50pm Interesting Sports-Specific Cases in Pro Athletes

Matthew Leibman, MD

2:50pm to 3:10pm Plain Radiographs 101: Identify the Injury

Connie Chang MD

3:10pm to 3:30pm Boston Red Sox Experience: Rehab of Hand and Wrist Injuries

Brad Pearson, ATC

3:30pm to 3:50pm Wrist Injuries in the Gymnast

Steven Makovitch DO

3:50pm to 4:10pm Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Elbow / Wrist / Hand Faculty

4:10pm to 4:25pm Break

Head / Neck / Upper Body

4:25pm to 4:45pm Multidisciplinary Model of Concussion Care: Utilization of Telehealth

M. Alexis Iaccarino, MD

4:45pm to 5:05pm CTE: State of the Science 2021

Ross Zafonte, DO

5:05pm to 5:25pm Cervical and Periscapular Rehab: Pearls for Upper Core

Lenore Herget, DPT

5:25pm to 5:45pm Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Head / Neck / Upper Body Faculty

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Hip / Knee

9:00am to 9:20am Approach to Groin Pain in the Athlete

Jonathan Finnoff, DO

9:20am to 9:40am Rectus-Adductor Injury: Surgical Decision-Making

Brian Busconi, MD

9:40am to 10:00am MR: Focus on Athletic Pubalgia

Miriam Bredella, MD

10:00am to 10:20am Hip Examination: PT Perspective

David Nolan, DPT

10:20am to 10:40am Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Hip Session Faculty

10:40am to 10:55am Break
10:55am to 11:15am Boston Ballet Approach to Hip Pain: Rehab of the Hypermobile Athlete

Heather Southwick, PT

11:15am to 11:35am Cartilage Restoration: New Techniques and Future Directions

Christian Lattermann, MD

11:35am to 11:55am Hip and Knee Arthoplasty: Setting Expectations for Athletic Activity

Christopher Melnic, MD

11:55am to 12:15pm Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Hip / Knee Session Faculty

12:15pm to 1:15pm Break
1:15pm to 1:35pm Meniscal Root Tears

Eric Berkson, MD

1:35pm to 1:55pm Patellar Instability

Robert Nascimento, MD

1:55pm to 2:15pm MR Knee: Edema Is Map to Mechanism

William Palmer, MD


2:15pm to 2:35pm Point-Counterpoint: Lumbar Spondylolysis: Brace or Not

Pierre d'Hemecourt, MD and William Meehan, MD

2:35pm to 2:55pm MRI Lumbar Spine: Focus on Pars and Posterior Elements

William Palmer, MD

2:55pm to 3:15pm Radicular Pain: Surgical Perspective

Jessica Aidlen, MD

3:15pm to 3:35pm Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Back / Knee Faculty

3:35pm to 3:50pm Break

Foot / Ankle

3:50pm to 4:10pm Exertional Compartment Syndrome: Cutting-Edge Treatment Options

Jonathan Finnoff, DO

4:10pm to 4:30pm High Ankle Sprain

George Theodore, MD

4:30pm to 4:50pm Midfoot Injuries

A. Holly Johnson, MD

4:50pm to 5:10pm Gait Retraining: Treatment and Prevention of Foot and Ankle Overuse Disorders

Irene Davis, PhD, PT

5:10pm to 5:30pm Sideline Use of Ultrasound

Jonathan Finnoff, DO

5:30pm to 5:50pm Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Foot / Ankle Faculty

Friday, May 07, 2021

Sport-Specific Considerations

9:00am to 9:20am Sports Specialization

Adam Tenforde, MD

9:20am to 9:40am Cycling Medicine

Dana Kotler, MD

9:40am to 10:00am Swimming Medicine

Marwa Ahmed, MD

10:00am to 10:20am Soccer Medicine: Paralympic to MLS

Ashwin Babu, MD

10:20am to 10:40am Rise of Jiu Jitsu: Understanding Grappling Injuries

Chris Visco, MD

10:40am to 11:00am Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Sports-Specific Session Faculty

11:00am to 11:15am Break


11:15am to 11:35am Orthobiologics for Cuff Repairs

Tim Foster, MD

11:35am to 11:55am Update on "Stem Cells" for Joint Disease

Joanne Borg-Stein, MD

11:55am to 12:15pm Point-Counterpoint: Achilles Tendinopathy Shockwave vs. Orthobiologics

Adam Tenforde, MD and Haylee Borgstrom, MD

12:15pm to 12:35pm Audience Q & A, Expert Panel Discussion

Orthobiologics Session Faculty

12:35pm to 1:30pm Break

Athlete Wellness

1:30pm to 1:50pm Sports Psychology: Managing Injury Anxiety

Richard Ginsburg, PhD

1:50pm to 2:10pm Sleep Medicine: Focus on Performance

Suzanne Bertisch, MD

2:10pm to 2:30pm COVID and Cardiac Complications

Aaron Baggish, MD

2:30pm to 2:50pm Gameday Pain Relief

Kelly McInnis, DO

2:50pm to 3:10pm Lessons from Football Player Health Study

Ross Zafonte, DO

3:10pm to 3:30pm Sports Pulmonology: Clinic Conditions and COVID Considerations

Rebecca Breslow, MD

3:30pm to 3:50pm Audience Q & A, Panel Discussion

Athlete Wellness Faculty

3:50pm to 4:05pm Break

Sports and Society

4:05pm to 4:25pm Racial and Economic Disparities

Herman Taylor, MD

4:25pm to 4:45pm Advancing Women's Sports Medicine

Miho Tanaka MD

4:45pm to 5:05pm Adaptive Sports: Paralympics to Public Health

Cheri Blauwet MD

5:05pm to 5:25pm Audience Q & A, Panel Discussion

Sports and Society Faculty

5:25pm to 5:30pm Course Wrap-Up