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 and Shoulder Service.
About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology and No. 7 in geriatrics by U.S. News & World Report (2015-2016), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. 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.