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Sports Medicine Essentials - An Interactive Course

  • Dates: 21 – 25 Feb, 2018
  • Location: San Diego, California
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
This Team Physician Course gives primary care, specialty physicians and other healthcare providers the core of knowledge to care for sports teams in the community.  The course is delivered in two parts (offered in February of each year). Participants are not required to complete courses in sequential order.

The course offers you hands-on workshops that will help fill in gaps in your course work. You will be presented with new perspectives in the orthopedic, primary care and emergency medicine aspects of sports medicine and athlete care. 
Pre-Registration is now closed.  Space still available!  Please register onsite at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina (Bay Tower) starting Wednesday, February 21st at 5:30 p.m.

For any questions, please email the meetings department.

Course Topics:

Overuse   Shoulder
Upper Arm
  Cervical Spine
Upper Extremity
  Infectious Disease 
  Female Athlete

 GI and GU

Please click here to view the Preliminary Program 
Who should attend?

Clinicians and other healthcare professionals interested in learning the basic information needed to provide sideline coverage and evaluation of athletic injuries.

Residents, fellows, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, athletic trainers, physical therapists


The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina is the official hotel. Participants and their guests are eligible for discounted hotel rooms in the host hotel. Online reservation can be made here. Or reservations can be made by calling (877) 734-2726.  The discounted rate is $209 a night plus taxes and fees.

Team Physician Consensus Conference Statements ACSM leads a distinguished panel of team physicians to produce Team Physician Consensus Conference Statements, a series dealing with select medical issues in the care and treatment of athletes. Statements are developed by a collaboration of major professional associations concerned with clinical sports medicine issues. The most recent consensus statement will be presented at the meeting. 

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