Sports Medicine Essentials

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Sports Medicine Essentials - An Interactive Course

Dates: February 12-16, 2020
Location: Charleston Marriott | Charleston, South Carolina

Earn CMEs, MOCs - ABIM and ABP, ACSM CECs, and BOC CEUs

The Sports Medicine Essentials course, formerly the ACSM Team Physician Course, is specifically designed for primary care practitioners who desire to expand and improve their clinical musculoskeletal knowledge and skills. You will gain comprehensive knowledge of essential sports medicine topics using hands on sessions to improve your care of patients in the clinic and athletes on the field. 

Pre-registration is now closed.  Space still available!  Please plan to register onsite at the Charleston Marriott starting February 12 at 5:30 p.m.

Welcome to Sports Medicine Essentials!

My co-chair Mary Lloyd Ireland and I are thrilled to be putting on this course with a diverse group of faculty from around the country. Sports Medicine Essentials is designed for the primary care practitioner who desires to expand and improve their clinical knowledge and skills. The interactive design with highly trained and nationally recognized faculty provides for ample opportunity to learn from experts in the sports medicine field.
- John Hatzenbuehler, MD, FACSM

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Hear what past attendees have to say about this course!


  • Basic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Pre-conference

  • Comprehensive Concussion Management

  • Breakout Exam Stations

  • Sports Medicine Skills Stations

  • Case Based Approach

Who should attend this conference:

  • Residents, fellows, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other healthcare providers managing the care and prevention of sports injuries in the community and with sports teams.  

Conference Hotel

Experience true southern hospitality and modern accommodations at its finest at the Charleston Marriott. Overlooking the Ashley River, the property offers easy access to beautiful downtown historic Charleston, the old city market, local area beaches, golf courses, The Citadel, and of course, great dining and entertainment. Luxurious hotel amenities including high-speed wireless internet, shuttle service to the historic district, state of the art business, fitness centers, spacious outdoor pool and courtyard area.

Participants and their guests are eligible for discounted hotel rooms at the host hotel.  Reservations must be made online here or by calling 1(800) 228-9290 and mention the ACSM Sports Medicine Essentials Interactive Course to receive the discounted rate. Reservations must be made by Saturday, January 11, 2020 and are available on a first-come first serve basis.  The discounted guest room rate is $179 USD per night (plus taxes and fees)