Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference


Thursday, October 3, 2019 to Friday, October 4, 2019


Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown

Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference - Marathon Weekend

Thursday evening pre-conference sessions (optional) and all day Friday interactive sessions provide health care professionals with the latest treatment updates for commonly diagnosed sports medicine issues.

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This one day conference is filled with hands-on workshops, engaging talks, case discussions, question-and-answer periods, and panel presentations aimed at providing the latest treatment updates and practical solutions for commonly diagnosed sports medicine issues. This year, local and nationally recognized expert presenters will focus on hip pathology, primary care updates, and multiligament knee injuries, culminating with a panel of professional athlete team sports medicine physicians.  Optional pre-conference sessions go in-depth with hands-on musculoskeletal ultrasound and physical therapy movement patterns. View Agenda.



This conference is ideal for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, physiatrists, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other sports‐related healthcare professionals who take care of athletes.

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
  • Identify current treatment recommendations to provide optimal care for patients with hip pathology
  • Recognize the evolving trends in primary care of young athletes particularly – in dermatology, female athlete and dentistry
  • Identify urgent treatment guidelines including diagnosis, initial management and return to sports following multiligament knee injuries

Key topics

  • Ethical Dilemmas in the Management of Sports Injuries
  • Hip Pathology
  • Multiligament Knee Injuries
  • Dermatology in Sports Medicine

Keynote Presenters

  • Cara Lewis, PT, PhD, Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • David Satin, MD, University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Provided by

University of Minnesota Medical School, Interprofessional Continuing Education
University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedics
University of Minnesota, Department of Family Medicine

Course Directors

  • Peter S. Ames, PT, PhD, SCS
  • Rahul Kapur, MD CAQSM
  • Jeffrey Macalena, MD
  • David E. Olson, MD, CAQ

Planning Committee Members

  • Rob Himmerick, PT
  • Robert Johnson, MD
  • Jill Monson, PT, OC
  • Jamie Peters, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP
  • William Roberts, MD, MS
  • David Smith, MD
  • Steven Stovitz, MD, MS, CAQSM
  • Fred Zappa III, ATC

Disclosure of Commercial Support

An Acknowledgement of Support will be posted onsite for all activities that have received funding from educational grants.


Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity (enduring material) for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Physical Therapists

This course qualifies for Category 1 credits under Minnesota rule MN Rule 5601.2400, Subpart 1, A.

Athletic Trainers

Board of Certification for Athletic TrainersUniversity of Minnesota - CME (BOC AP# P651) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 9.25 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Early Rate: On or before September 5, 2019

Physician: $235
Other Health Care professionals: $185
Resident/Fellow/Student: $50
Pre-Conference Fees - Concurrent Sessions, Thursday Evening, October 3, 6-8pm
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Physician, Other Health Care Professional): $55
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Physician, Other Health Care Professional): $55
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25


Regular Rate: On or After September 6, 2019

Physician: $285
Other Health Care professionals: $235
Resident/Fellow/Student: $50
Pre-Conference Fees - Concurrent Sessions, Thursday Evening, October 3, 6-8pm
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Physician, Other Health Care Professional): $70
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Physician, Other Health Care Professional) $70
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25


Discounts (Available for full day only)

Twin Cities Marathon Runner: $20

Group Discount: A minimum of 3 paid registrants: $20

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, light refreshment breaks, and complimentary parking on Friday, October 4.

Printed course materials cannot be guaranteed for onsite/walk-in registrants. Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.

Group Discount

At least 3 registrations from the same group must be submitted to receive a $20 discount per person. Register each person separately online and enter group discount code 3GRP18069 into the discount box during checkout. Or email the completed group registration form to NO refunds will be issued if a person from a group has to cancel or does not show up at the conference. Normal refund policy applies for complete group cancellations.


Special needs such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on site.

 How to Register 


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(612) 333-4646

Overnight Accommodations

A block of sleeping rooms is available at the discounted rate of $146 single or double per night plus tax through September 11, 2019. This rate is available the day before and the day of the conference. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel. To make your reservation online, visit Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown. In order to make your reservations over the phone, please mention the group name ‘Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference’ via phone 877-699-3216. Reservations will be accepted on space and rate availability.


Parking is available in the ramp adjacent to the hotel and Friday costs are included in the registration fees. Thursday fees are not included in the pre-conference course fees.


Acknowledgement of Support

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

  • Bioventus LLC
  • CDI
  • M Health/Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation
  • Orthofix
  • Vericel Corporation

(List current as of 08/14/2019)

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