NEW YORK, N.Y.—April 19, 2007
Friday, April 27, 7:30a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
1300 York Avenue (at 69th Street), New York
Hospital for Special Surgery
Richard L. Menschel Education Center – 2nd Floor
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Co-chairing the symposium will be:
John T. Cavanaugh, Med, PT, ATC, Senior Physical Therapist, Sports Medicine and Performance Center, Hospital for Special Surgery
Rotator Cuff Disease and the Athlete
ACL Injuries – The NFL Experience
“From assessing current surgical and rehabilitation interventions for injuries and disorders in the field of sports medicine to discussing the rationale and criteria for return to sports competition following injury or surgery, Current Concepts in Sports Medicine will give professionals in the world of sports medicine a deeper understanding of what’s hot and current in our field,” said Dr. Scott Rodeo, co-chairman of the event.
“Current Concepts in Sports Medicine” will include presentations on:
“From team coaches to athletic trainers to sports medicine physicians, this event is a great opportunity for all who are participating to share the knowledge we have gained over the years,” said John Cavanaugh, co-chairman of the event. “We expect a lively discussion that will help attendees acquire a richer knowledge and comprehension about current evaluative techniques, emerging technologies, and a ‘how-to’ on understanding the intricacies on every case that we in this field of medicine see each day.”
Speakers are available for interviews with the media during and after the event. For more information, please visit the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service.
About Hospital for Special Surgery
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2007), and has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In the 2006 edition of HealthGrades' Hospital Quality in America Study, HSS received five-star ratings for clinical excellence in its specialties. A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, HSS provides orthopedic and rheumatologic patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. All Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are on the faculty of Weill Medical College of Cornell University. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu.