University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Symposium

April 25-26, 2019


Contact Information

Cathy Means
Office of Continuing Professional Development


Ken Krogman
Sports Medicine Education Coordinator

The 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 will: Sports Medicine symposium: UW-Madison Bucky Badger

  • Develop skills in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of common sports and orthopedic injuries in active populations.
  • Identify age specific differential diagnoses for musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Apply management guidelines for athletes who have sustained an advanced knee cartilage injury.
  • Summarize current research on the evaluation of head injuries and return to sport following concussion.
  • Recognize appropriate radiological and surgical techniques for managing common injuries to the shoulder and elbow.
  • Analyze means to evaluate, diagnose, and treat common injuries in the older athlete.



Register online

  • Select the "Register/Enroll" Tab
  • Select login or register and follow the instructions for UW-Madison NetID login or Visitor account creation/login
  • Follow any prompts to complete or update your profile information
  • Select your symposium fee and click "Add to Cart"
  • Select “Checkout” and follow the prompts to pay for the symposium

Make note of your username and password as you will need it to view materials, evaluations, and claim credit.


Contact if you need assistance.


Symposium Details

  • Dates: April 25-26, 2019.
  • Location: Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI 53562. Free parking is available.


  • The conference fee is $395 for physicians and $295 for residents/fellows, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other allied health professionals; and $50 for students. This fee includes the cost of tuition, course syllabus, conference completion report, breaks, lunch on Thursday, continental breakfast on Friday and a non-refundable processing fee of $50. We cannot guarantee availability of onsite registration, so please register early.
  • If you cancel your registration 96 hours prior to the conference, you will be refunded the conference fee minus the $50 non-refundable portion. No refunds will be made after that time. Prepayment is required. Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 96 hours prior to the activity start date.


  • Madison Marriott West
  • Special Rate: $140, plus tax.
  • Reservations: Call (608) 831-2000 or 1-888-745-2032, or book online. Be sure to mention the seminar name and "Sports Medicine" to receive the special room rate. The special room rate will be available until March 27, 2019, or until the block of rooms is sold out, after which the rooms will be released to the public at the regular rate.



Accreditation Statement


Jointly Accredited ProviderIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statements


The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Board of CertificationBoard of Certification, Inc.


University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine (BOC AP #451) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is approved for a maximum of 11.75 EBP hours/CEUs. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity.


American Academy of Family Physicians


Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Please contact Cathy Means at for further information.


Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association


An application for credit is pending with the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association. Please contact Cathy Means at for further information.


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 1.175 CEUs or 11.75 hours.