UPMC: Online Sports Medicine Conference

UPMC presents the online Sports Medicine conference "2020 International Sports Medicine Conference, Ireland". Two days that will involve some of the most distinguished experts in the sector in Europe and the United States.

Online Sports Medicine Conference: Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 November 2020 13:00 – 18:00 (Italian time)

Comitato Scientifico: Dr. Freddie H. Fu, MD (UPMC), David Silver Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Mr. Patrick Carton, MD, FRCS (Tr and Orth), FFSEM, Director of Orthopaedic sports medicine for UPMC in Ireland and Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford Dr. Volker Musahl, MD (UPMC), Chief, Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

Sports Medicine is constantly evolving and for this reason it is necessary to stay informed about the latest and most innovative approaches for the treatment and management of sports injuries. UPMC is recognized globally as an excellence in the field of Sports Medicine. UPMC Sport Medicine offers specialized, personalized therapies, state-of-the-art technology and twenty years of experience to amateur and competitive athletes of all ages and world-renowned professionals, and is constantly engaged in research:

  • Orthopedics and rehabilitation: orthopedic surgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors and physiotherapists use advanced techniques to accelerate recovery and restore motor function
  • Concussion Program: UPMC Experts Manage All Aspects of Concussion Treatment
  • Sports: athletic trainers work for injury prevention and for specific workouts suitable for each sport, age and skill level

The International Sports Medicine Conference will bring together international leaders in the fields of orthopaedic surgery, sports physiotherapy, concussion, psychology and nutrition and will represent an extraordinary opportunity for clinicians to virtually connect and share knowledge and experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of athletes at all levels. The topics addressed will range from anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and post-surgical rehabilitation to sports injuries to feet and ankles in athletes, from the management of isolated syndesmosis injuries to femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) in athletes, from advances in the diagnosis and treatment of concussion to the importance of nutrition in post-injury recovery, and much more.

The event is free for all attendees and will be streamed live in English with Q&A sessions, instant chat and online surveys. To register for the conference you must fill out the online form on the event website. A registration confirmation will be sent and information will be sent in the vicinity of the event to connect and access the conference.