American Family Children's Hospital

University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Symposium

May 4-6, 2016


Contact Information

(608) 262-1397

Cathy Means

Patrick Hills-Meyer


Overview and Agenda

Sports Medicine Symposium Booklet (pdf)

Sports Medicine symposium: Woman kicking a soccer ballThe University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Symposium provides the latest information on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of athletic-related medical conditions and musculoskeletal injuries.


Its content is based on comments from past participants as well as faculty and clinical staff's perception of current trends and issues in sports medicine. The conference will focus on practical and clinically-relevant information for participants to use in their daily practice. 


Who should attend?


Team physicians, primary care physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, nurses, physician assistants, and other health professionals who provide care for athletic and active populations.



Upon completion of the symposium, participants should be able to:

  1. Improve ability to evaluate, diagnose, and treat common sports and orthopedic injuries in active populations.
  2. Identify age specific differential diagnosis for musculoskeletal injuries.
  3. Apply management and return-to-play guidelines for athletes who have sustained a concussion.
  4. Describe management and participation criteria for patients with diabetes involved in sport or activity.
  5. Discuss surgical treatment of ODC lesions and treatment options for common pediatric knee injuries.
  6. Recognize appropriate radiological techniques for identifying common injuries to the shoulder and appropriate surgical techniques.
  7. Analyze means to evaluate, diagnose, and treat common hip and pelvic disorders.




American Family Insurance campus, 6000 American Parkway, Madison



Accreditation Statement


The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation Statement


The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.