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Medicine of Cycling Conference 2011

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Department: Medicine
Course Number: MMJ12002
Start: Saturday, August 20, 2011
End: Monday, August 22, 2011
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Olympic Training Center
Fees: $399 Physician
$349 AACTD members and Non-Physician
$175 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: 14.75 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 guide physicians planning to form a medical plan for a race day or race team in various US locations in developing safety strategies for prompt care and evacuation to appropriate level of care for participating athletes.
  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, hip or knee pain, and discuss treatment modalities including rest, massage therapy, bike mechanics evaluation, physical therapy, and surgery.
  6. To interpret current research data regarding osteoporosis in competitive cyclists.
  7. To counsel medical professionals regarding approach to patients with urological disorders.
  8. To manage common medical problems unique to women cyclists.
  9. To introduce signs and symptoms of psychological distress in athletes, including eating disorder, anxiety, depression, and debilitating obsessive compulsive behaviors.
  10. To recognize and treat symptoms and findings consistent with asthma and vocal cord dysfunction, with correct documentation and management pertaining to strict US Anti-Doping Association rules.
  11. To have a mini-research symposium and give a platform for presentation of new research for peer recognition and collaboration

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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.

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Course Outline:
Medicine of Cycling 2011
Course Program

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2011
Olympic Training Center
One Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
West Wing Conference Center

7:00 AM Registration

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

8:00 AM Introduction

8:05 AM Medical Management of a Professional Cycling Team
Mark Greve, M.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor at Tufts University, and Team Physician for Team Type I

9:10 AM Cycling Sport Psychology
Sean McCann, Ph.D. is the Senior Sport Psychologist for the US Olympic Committee

10:10 AM Break

10:25 AM Cycling and Osteoporosis: Who, Why and Where?
Doug C. Bauer, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, as well as the Director of Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

11:30 AM Cardiac Concerns in Master’s Athletes
Michael C. Giudici, MD, FACC, FACP, FHRS, Genesis Heart Institute, Davenport, Iowa

12:30 AM Break for Lunch

AFTERNOON MODERATOR: JAMES WATKINS, M.D., BRIGHAM AND WOMEN HOSPITAL, DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

1:45 PM The Female Cyclist
Gloria Cohen, M.D., FACSM, Dip Sport Med (CASEM) is the former Team Physician Canadian National and Olympic Cycling Teams. She is affiliated with Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists, Greenwich, CT and Primary Care Sports Medicine Team Physician Columbia University.

2:50 PM Primary Care Medicine in a Healthy Professional Cyclist - Are these Issues for Real?
Jason Brayley, M.D. is a Sports Medicine physician and team physician for Kenda/5 Hour Energy Pro Cycling p/b GearGrinder

3:55 PM Exercise Induced Asthma
Michael Ross, M.D. is a Sports Medicine Physician at the Rothman Institute and Medical Director of the Performance Lab

4:55 PM Adjourn

6:30 PM GROUP ORGANIZED DINNER
Marigold Cafe and Bakery
4605 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 599-4776

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2011
Olympic Training Center
One Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
West Wing Conference Center

MORNING MODERATOR: ANNA K. ABRAMSON, M.D., USCF DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

8:00 AM Introduction
8:05 AM Emergency Medical Response Planning: A Cycling Paradigm
Matthew Bitner, M.D. is the Associate Director of Pre-Hospital Medicine, Duke University Health System

9:10 AM Hip and Knee Dysfunction in Cyclists
Claudette Lajam, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the Hospital for Joint Diseases-New York University School of Medicine

10:10 AM Break

10:25 AM Back Pain and Bike Fit
Sonny Gill, M.D. is an orthopedic spine surgeon and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University and Michael Ross, M.D. is a Sports Medicine Physician at the Rothman Institute and Medical Director of the Performance Lab

11:30 AM Cycling Physiology and the Scientific Approach
Iñigo San Millán, PhD., Director, Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Laboratory, Health and Wellness Center. Faculty of Family Medicine/Sports Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine.

12:30 AM Break for Lunch

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

1:45 PM Urological Conditions and Cycling
Peter Carroll, M.D., MPH, Professor and Chair of Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco

2:50 PM Fair Competition - US Anti-Doping Association
Dan Eichner, PhD., Science Director USADA and Travis Tygart, CEO USADA

3:45 PM Traumatic Brain Injury Panel Discussion
Don Gerber, Psy.D.; Jason Brayley, M.D; Julie Emmerman, Psy.D.; Mark Greve, M.D.; Scott Nydam, Team BMC, athlete representative; Stephen Hess, Esq., expert in sport law; and Steve Johnson, PhD., CEO of USA Cycling

4:35 PM UCI – At the Cutting Edge of Anti-Doping
Pat McQuaid, President of the International Cycling Union

5:05 PM Adjourn

MONDAY AUGUST 22ND

7:30 AM Registration for Medical Emergencies in Cycling Course
Olympic Training Center
One Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Ray Essick Room - in the USA Swimming building

8:00 AM Medical Emergencies in Cycling Course
Will Dunn
Happy Friedman
Aaron Goldberg, M.D.
James Watkins, M.D.
Steven Zuckerman

8:00 AM Group ride
Departing from: Embassy Suites 7290 Commerce Center Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919

1:15 PM USA Pro Cycling Challenge Prologue
Start: Garden of the Gods Park, 1805 N 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904 Finish: Hilton Antlers, 4 S Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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

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Travel & Lodging:
Olympic Training Center
1750 E. Boulder St.
Colorado Springs CO

Embassy Suites Hotels
Attendees can reserve rooms for the conference at special rate of $89/night
Please click here to make reservations.

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation deadline 8/12/11; refund with $50 cancellation fee until deadline after 8/12/11.

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