20th AAOS/AOSSM/AANA Sports Medicine Course

Keeping Patients Active Through Biologics, Rehabilitation
& Contemporary Surgical Techniques

Participate – Engage – Ski – Learn
From professional athletes to weekend warriors, ensure your treatment decisions and solutions in your daily practice are current across all levels of athletic injury. Participate in case-based breakout discussions, interactive participant-expert panels and engaging dialogue with faculty for fresh learning approaches and multi-disciplinary solutions. Unparalleled sports medicine expertise, coupled with downtime for downhill – the 20th Annual Sports Medicine Course is sure to be an unforgettable learning adventure.

Add an Ultrasound Session – Limited Seats (for course registrants only)
Enhance your diagnostic and therapeutic skills through hands-on learning! Two sessions available:
  • Saturday, February 2, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sunday, February 3, 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Each session is limited to 70 participants. $199 registration fee includes dinner on Saturday or breakfast on Sunday. While registering for the course, you will be prompted to select your preferred session or indicate that you are not interested.

Course Directors

Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA; Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; Chicago, IL

CAPT (ret) Matthew T. Provencher, MD, MC, USNR; Steadman Clinic; Vail, CO

Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA; Champion Sports Medicine; Birmingham, AL

PAs – become an AAOS Associate PA Member and save $300 on your registration!

The AAOS Hotel Room Block is SOLD OUT.
The meeting location hotel details can be found under the Hotel & Travel section below.

Registration Fees

Attendee Credentials
Registration Fee

Other Physician
Candidate Member
Associate Member
Resident Nonmember
Post-Residency Fellow Nonmember
PA Nonmember
Allied Health
Athletic Trainers
U.S. Military
Post-Residency Fellow Member
PA Member
AAOS/AOSSM/AANA Emeritus Member

AOSSM and AANA Members: Please call AAOS Customer Service at 800-626-6726 to receive member rates.

Limited spots available! Register now!


At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  • Compare and contrast the various surgical and nonsurgical treatment protocols for instability conditions of the knee, injuries to knee ligaments, and cartilage disorders
  • Review the anatomy, function and injuries of the acromioclavicular joint of the shoulder, and both non-operative and operative treatment strategies for athletic AC joint injuries
  • Evaluate indications for tenotomy vs. tenodesis for biceps tendon pathology
  • Review performance enhancing medications, side effects, screening protocols, workup, and deficiency of athletes with sports endocrine axis disorders.
  • Prescribe correct knee, shoulder and hand/wrist rehabilitation protocols to maximize post-surgical and post-injury function.
  • Compare short-term and long-term treatment strategies for team physicians
  • Identify practice efficiencies, optimal use of physician extenders (ultrasound, injections, etc.), and cost reductions in the ambulatory setting

Special Highlights:

Look forward to:
  • Keynotes on Top Trending Sports Medicine topics in 2019
  • Emerging and leading-edge technology, orthobiologics, and innovative surgical techniques
  • Debates and panel discussions offer differing perspectives on controversial topics
  • Ample time for recreation -- skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, shopping, art galleries, etc.

Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nurses, Physical Therapists, PAs, Physical Trainers, DOs, Residency Programs, Sports Medicine Fellowships, Occupational Therapists, Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians

AMA Credit Designation
AAOS designates this live activity for 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The optional ultrasound session is available for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (BOC AP#: P460) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 19.5 Category A hours/CEUs, plus 2.5 Category A hours/CEUs for attending the Ultrasound Session. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

This course fulfills one AOSSM membership meeting requirement.

ACCME Accreditation

Industry Support Prospectus

For information on additional Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities click here.

Angela Buckley, MPA
AAOS Corporate Engagement Specialist
Phone: 847-384-4335
E-mail: Buckley@aaos.org
Jason Raymond
AAOS Exhibits Communications Specialist
Phone: 847-384-4174
E-mail: jraymond@aaos.org
Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service at: customerservice@aaos.org or mail to AAOS, 9400 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Course cancellations are subject to the following refund policy. Webinars and Webcast registration fees are non-refundable (you will be notified if a replay is available to watch at a later date convenient for you).

Days Prior to Course Start Date Refund
30+ Days Registration fee less $150 cancellation fee
29 to 15 days 50% refund
14 days or less No refund
Course Cancellation

The Academy reserves the right to cancel a course thirty (30) days prior to the course start date. Any person who has registered for the course will be notified by email at the address noted in the AAOS member database. A telephone call will also be made to each registrant for whom a number is available. Persons whose registration is received after a course is cancelled will be notified by telephone and email. Registration fees will be refunded in full. However, other costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

For additional information or to register, call AAOS Customer Service Department at 1 (800) 626-6726 (US & Canada) or 1-847-823-7186 for outside US & Canada Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM CT or email: custserv@aaos.org.

The Academy would like to thank the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) for the many contributions made by its members in the production of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.