UCSF University of California, San Francisco      About UCSF       Search UCSF       UCSF Medical Center     
  Education & Training    Research    Patient Care   
 
 Departments
 Faculty
 School Campuses
 Directories
 Administrative
 Resources
 Dean's Office Units
 Clinical
 Compliance
 Program
 
 
 
Continuing Medical Education
Course Catalog
Grand Rounds
CME Planners' Resources
CME Resources
CME News
Contacts
About Continuing Medical Education
FAQ

Medicine of Cycling Conference 2010


     

If you plan on coming on November 12 and are interested in attending Tour of USA Cycling and joint social hour with NRC Promoter Summit please RSVP with Nancy Cowan at ncowan@usacycling.org.

Department: Medicine
Course Number: MMJ11001
Start: Saturday, November 13, 2010
End: Sunday, November 14, 2010
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
USA Cycling
Fees: $295 - Physician
$265 - Non-Physician and AACTD Member
$150 - Trainee
 
UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 
Credit: 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Objectives:
The main objectives of this CME activity are:

  1. To diagnose and treat common primary care and infectious diseases of professional travelling cyclists.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. To interpret current research data regarding cyclist trauma.
  7. To counsel medical professionals regarding the complex medical legal world of Olympic and professional sports medicine.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.

   Back To Top

Accreditation:
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.

   Back To Top

Course Outline:
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2010

6:00 PM Tour of USA Cycling New Headquarters

6:45 PM Hospitality & networking

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2010

7:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

MODERATOR: MARK ABRAMSON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, USA CYCLING Inc.

8:00 Introduction

8:15 Organizing a Safe Race Day
M. 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 California

9:05 Q&A

9:20 Cyclist Health and Injury
Mark Greve M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown University. Clinical Associate Professor at Tufts University. Medical Director Team Type 1

10:10 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, CO

11:25 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, CO

12:20 Q&A

12:30 Lunch

AFTERNOON 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 Agency

3:40 Q&A

3:55 Panel Discussion: Logistics and Ethics of Anti-doping USADA
Stephen Hess Esq., Larry D. Bowers, Ph.D , Athlete Representative Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski, USA Cycling CEO Steve Johnson

4:55 Adjourn, GROUP ORGANIZED DINNER - details TBA

SUNDAY,NOVEMBER 14, 2010

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast

MORNING MODERATOR: ANNA K. ABRAMSON, MD

8:00 Wounds and Wound Care for Cyclists
James Watkins M.D., trauma surgeon specializing in burns and wound management, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

8:50 Q&A

9:05 Primary Care and Infectious Disease Management
Jason Brayley M.D., Sports medicine physician and team physician for Kenda presented by GearGrinder

9:55 Q&A

10:05 Break

10:20 Case Presentations

Case 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 Cyclist
Iñigo San Millán, PhD., Director of Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Laboratory University of Colorado Sports Medicine Dept. and University of Colorado Hospital

12:20 Adjourn

   Back To Top

Chairs:
Anna K. Abramson M.D.
Mark Abramson
James Watkins M.D.

   Back To Top

Travel & Lodging:
USA Cycling
210 USA Cycling Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
719-434-4258

Hotel Information:
Hyatt Summerfield Suites, Colorado Springs
5805 Delmonico Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
719-268-9990

We have rooms reserved for:
USA Cycling Medical Summit
For the Dates of:
11/12/2010-11/14/2010
For a Studio Suite at $59.00
Includes 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:

  1. Visit: www.coloradosprings.summerfieldsuites.hyatt.com.
  2. Put in the appropriate arrival and departure date, and enter GROUP CODE: G-USMS to reserve a room under the group block.
  3. Have a credit card available. Giving a credit card is required to guarantee your reservation.
  4. Requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.
  5. Please make your reservations by October 12th, 2010 .
  6. To speak with a reservation specialist dial 1-866-974-9288.
  7. Any additional questions about your group, please call the Sales Department at 719-268-9990 x.4.

   Back To Top

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation deadline 11/05; refund with $50 cancellation fee until deadline.

   Back To Top

Return to the course list.  

    Site Map    Contact Info     ©UC Regents