Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Symposium 2024

April 18 and 19, 2024

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center, 1 East Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO

Presented by:

The University of Kansas Health System and Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society

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This symposium, headlined by the team physicians for the Kansas City Royals, the Kansas City Chiefs, University of Kansas Athletics, the Kansas City Current and orthopedic staff of The University of Kansas Health System, is designed to provide the latest information and best practices in the field of sports medicine and orthopedics. With an impressive lineup of experts, this symposium promises to be a remarkable experience for professionals in the field of sports medicine and orthopedics. Symposium is presented by the University of Kansas Health System and the Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society.


Hands-On Workshops, Thursday, April 18, 2024  (ticketed event)

5:15 pm          Registration

6:00 pm       Choose 1 hand-on workshops

  • Ultrasound for Joint Injections
  • Roundtable Case Discussion
  • Rehabilitation for the Adolescent Patient

6:45 pm       Choose 1 hand-on workshops
7:45 pm       Choose 1 hand-on workshops
8:00 pm         Adjourn

Symposium, Friday, April  19, 2024

6:45 am     Registration

 7:30 am   Welcome and Announcements

7:40 am     The Young and Ankle Injuries, Bryan Vopat, MD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System; University of Kansas Athletics Consultant; Team Physician, Kansas City Chiefs

8:20 am     Hip Osteotomies: When is This Needed, Caleb Grote, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System

9:00 am   Soft Tissue Injuries in a Young Hip, Scott Mullen, MD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System; University of Kansas Athletics Consultant; Team Physician, Kansas City Chiefs

9:40 am    Break and Visit Exhibitors

10:00 am   The Adolescent Knee: What is Different, Paul Schroeppel, MD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System; Head Team Orthopedist, Kansas City Chiefs

10:40 am   Shoulder Instability: How to Deal with Difficult Cases, Matt Vopat, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System; Team Physician, Kansas City Current

11:20 am   The Throwing Athlete When is it Too Much, Vincent Key, MD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System; Medical Director and Head Team Physician, Kansas City Royals; President, Major League Baseball Team Physicians’ Association

12:00 pm   Lunch Buffet

12:30 pm   Keynote Speaker: A View from the Sideline, Tiffany Morton, MS, ATC/LAT, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Kansas City Chiefs

1:15 pm   Holistic Approach to Bone Stress Injuries, Lisa Vopat, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System; Medical Director of the Female Athlete Program and Sports Performance at the University of Kansas Health System; Chief Medical Officer, Kansas City Current

1:55 pm   How Do We Bring our Athletes Back to Sports, Erik Henkelman, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, The University of Kansas Health System; Team Physician, Kansas Team Health

2:35 pm   Break and Visit Exhibitors

2:50 pm   What is Going On Up There?, Brett Woods, PhD, CMPC, Sport Psychologist, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Kansas Health System

3:30 pm   What Do Our Young People Need for Fuel, Sara Arnold, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, ACSM-CPT, Sports Performance Dietitian, Female Athlete Program, The University of Kansas Health System

4:15 pm   Evaluation and Adjourn


Who Should Attend

ALL physicians and health care providers are welcome!

This is the perfect opportunity for any medical professional who works with athletes of any age and skill level. Whether you work on the sidelines providing immediate treatment or in rehabilitation, this symposium will provide you with the knowledge and tools to evaluate, treat and develop comprehensive rehabilitation plans for your patients. You will learn how to assess injuries, create personalized programs for each patient, and develop goals to help them reach their full potential and return to their active life.

You will gain valuable insight into the most up-to-date research and evidence-based practices in the field of sports medicine, as well as strategies for implementing them in clinical practice. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to network with medical professionals and share best practices with each other. With this symposium, you will be well-equipped to help your athletes of any age and skill level reach their goals and return to their active life.


Registration

  • The University of Kansas Health System Employee    $125  Symposium   $20  Hands-on Workshop (includes Topeka and Great Bend campuses; Olathe Medical Center and Liberty Hospital)
  • Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society Member     $125  Symposium   $20  Hands-on Workshop
  • Physicians and Chiropractors      $175  Symposium   $40  Hands-on Workshop
  • Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant     $150  Symposium   $30  Hands-on Workshop
  • Registered Nurse     $150  Symposium   $30  Hands-on Workshop
  • Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist    $150  Symposium   $30  Hands-on Workshop
  • Other Health Care Professional      $150  Symposium   $30  Hands-on Workshop
  • Student, Resident or Fellow  $50  Symposium   $10  Hands-on Workshop

Continuing Education Credits

You must attend BOTH the hands-on workshops and the symposium to receive the maximum credits. As credits are approved they will be posted here.

AMA: The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABOS: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn 8.5 credits toward the CME of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABOS credit.

AAFP: The AAFP has reviewed Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Symposium 2024 and deemed it acceptable for up to 8.50 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 04/18/2024 to 04/19/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMIB: The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Chiropractors: Application for credit will be filed with Kansas Chiropractic Association for 9.5 credits. Determination is pending.

Nursing: Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 11.3 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure.  Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number: SP1561-0226

Physical Therapists: Physical Therapists: The Kansas Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 9.50 Continuing Education Hours. Approval #CEULI 131643. All participants requesting credit will need to sign in.

Certified Athletic Trainers: Sports Medicine & Performance Center at The University of Kansas Health System (BOC AP# P8785) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to athletic trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 9.5 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.


 Hotel

Book your hotel room at The Westin - Crown Center by calling (816) 474-4400 and mention you are with Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society Room Block  in order to secure the group rate of $209. You may also book online at the KC Southwest Clinical Society Reservation Link. The cut-off date for guest rooms is scheduled for Thursday, March 29, 2024.