Medicine of Cycling Conference 2010
The main objectives of this CME activity are:
To diagnose and treat common primary care and infectious diseases of professional travelling cyclists.
To develop strategies to care for superficial and deep tissue injuries resulting from cycling crashes on concrete, gravel, and in contact with blunt or sharp objects.
To counsel medical professionals working with cyclists on the current regulations regarding performance enhancement substances, medications requiring special permission in competitive athletes, testing procedures for biological passport and to maintain strict anti-doping policy in all competition.
To discuss current traumatic brain injury guidelines and implement cycling specific guidelines to education team leaders and athletes regarding symptoms and importance of early detection of concussion that may improve in-competition evaluation and decision making by race and team physicians.
To perform a history and physical exam focused on back pain and spine injury that will aid in triage of patients into proper treatment modalities including rest, massage therapy, chiropractor, physical therapy, and surgery.
To interpret current research data regarding cyclist trauma.
To counsel medical professionals regarding the complex medical legal world of Olympic and professional sports medicine.
To manage common medical problems which occur in professional cyclists using case presentations, including altitude sickness, asthma and vocal cord dysfunction, depression, anorexia, jetlag, and evaluating a trauma in 15 seconds.
To manage expectations of high-level athletes, coaches, teams, while ensuring best care for each individual patient athlete for team practitioners and race-day medical personnel.
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2010 6:00 PM Tour of USA Cycling New Headquarters 6:45 PM Hospitality & networkingSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 20107:00 AM Registration and Continental BreakfastMODERATOR: MARK ABRAMSON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, USA CYCLING Inc.8:00 Introduction 8:15 Organizing a Safe Race DayM. Ramin Modabber, MD, Chief of Surgery, Saint John’s Health Center, President, Managing Partner at Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group, Race doctor for Tour of California9:05 Q&A 9:20 Cyclist Health and InjuryMark Greve M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown University. Clinical Associate Professor at Tufts University. Medical Director Team Type 110:10 Q&A 10:20 Break 10:35 Spine Injuries and Back Pain in Cyclists Sonny Gill M.D., Orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery at The Steadman Clinic, Vail, CO11:25 Q&A 11:35 Traumatic Brain Injury in Athletes Don Gerber Psy.D., Craig Hospital specializing in rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord and brain injuries, Englewood, CO12:20 Q&A12:30 LunchAFTERNOON MODERATOR: JAMES WATKINS, M.D.1:45 Hot Topics in the Law of Sports Medicine.Stephen Hess Esq., Sherman and Howard, LLC -- USA Cycling General Counsel 2:35 Q&A 2:50 Anti-Doping and Biological Passport Representatives from US Anti-Doping Agency3:40 Q&A 3:55 Panel Discussion: Logistics and Ethics of Anti-doping USADAStephen Hess Esq., Larry D. Bowers, Ph.D , Athlete Representative Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski, USA Cycling CEO Steve Johnson4:55 Adjourn, GROUP ORGANIZED DINNER - details TBASUNDAY,NOVEMBER 14, 20107:30 AM Continental BreakfastMORNING MODERATOR: ANNA K. ABRAMSON, MD8:00 Wounds and Wound Care for Cyclists James Watkins M.D., trauma surgeon specializing in burns and wound management, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA8:50 Q&A 9:05 Primary Care and Infectious Disease Management Jason Brayley M.D., Sports medicine physician and team physician for Kenda presented by GearGrinder9:55 Q&A 10:05 Break10:20 Case PresentationsCase 1: Head injuries at Tour of California - Keith Borg M.D., Tour of California race doctor Case 2: Hit and Run - Short Accident, Long Recovery - Happy Freedman, Clinical Coordinator, Joe DiMaggio Sports Foot & Ankle Center, Hospital for Special Surgery Case 3: The Most Common Fracture - Ramin Modabber M.D.11:25 The Scientific Preparation and Monitoring of a Competitive CyclistIñigo San Millán, PhD., Director of Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Laboratory University of Colorado Sports Medicine Dept. and University of Colorado Hospital12:20 Adjourn
Anna K. Abramson M.D.Mark AbramsonJames Watkins M.D.
Travel & Lodging:
USA Cycling210 USA Cycling PointColorado Springs, CO 80919719-434-4258Hotel Information:Hyatt Summerfield Suites, Colorado Springs5805 Delmonico Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919719-268-9990We have rooms reserved for:USA Cycling Medical SummitFor the Dates of:11/12/2010-11/14/2010For a Studio Suite at $59.00Includes Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast Buffet, Evening Social Hour Monday-Thursday 5:30-7:00pm with free beer, wine and sodas and a light dinner, as well as complimentary wired and wireless internet access!If you require accommodations at the Hyatt Summerfield Suites, please follow these steps:
Put in the appropriate arrival and departure date, and enter GROUP CODE: G-USMS to reserve a room under the group block.
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Please make your reservations by October 12th, 2010 .
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Cancellation deadline 11/05; refund with $50 cancellation fee until deadline.
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