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
Today’s clinicians are faced with many challenges and are seeking guidelines on how to care for their sports medicine population. Current Concepts in Sports Medicine will provide an in-depth look at the issues, trends, and techniques in the ever-changing environment of sports medicine. The world-renowned staff from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), along with some of the nation’s top experts in orthopaedics and sports medicine will conduct lively discussions on subjects including advances in rotator cuff surgery, debates on the use of grafts, and facilitate live knee and shoulder surgeries.
“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 Service.
About HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the eighth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country, and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients from 80 countries, and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. In addition to Patient Care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation, and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair, and tissue regeneration. The HSS Innovation Institute was formed in 2015 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices; the global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969, and in 2017 HSS made 130 invention submissions (more than 2x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute provides continuing medical curriculum to more than 15,000 subscribing musculoskeletal healthcare professionals in 110 countries. Through HSS Global, the institution is collaborating with medical centers worldwide to advance the quality and value of care, and to make world-class HSS care more accessible to more people.