8th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review

Midwest Chapter

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8th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review

  • Dates:
    Jun 19 - Jun 19, 2019
    Jun 19, 2019
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minn.

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Loews Minneapolis Hotel

The 8th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review Course is a one-of-a-kind, award-winning course designed to provide a comprehensive review of all subjects contained in the sports medicine board examination. The course faculty includes internationally recognized experts in the field of sports medicine. Attending this comprehensive sports medicine course will increase the attendee's sports medicine knowledge and assist in preparation for the sports medicine board examination.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the role of the team physician.

  • Analyze the medical and administrative responsibilities of the team physician.

  • Recognize the role of the team physician and potential ethical conflicts between the players and coaches.

  • Employ the steps that should be taken to insure a player safely returns to play.

  • Recognize specific liability issues surrounding the care and return to play of the injured athlete

  • Develop and administer a pre-participation examination in an individual or group setting.

  • Identify the appropriate timing and frequency of pre-participation examinations.

  • Administer screening tests to detect conditions and general health of athletes

  • Recognize which tests are appropriate for screening the cardiovascular system.

  • Develop or adopt a screening tool for assessing central nervous system conditions or previous injuries.

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Jodee Schaben, PhD, Executive Director

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About Us

In 1972, the Midwest Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (MWACSM) was the first regional chapter to be granted permanent status. It was founded to follow, fulfill and promote, at the regional level, the objectives of the American College of Sports Medicine. The MWACSM is a chapter rich in tradition with a strong student focus. Through the years it has offered its members outstanding educational programs and opportunities for networking through the regional annual meeting.


Joining the Midwest ACSM Chapter ensures easy access and close-to-home educational, professional, and networking opportunities. Members gain access to programs and opportunities in a smaller and more personal environment. Whether it's building knowledge, building networks or building careers, MWACSM can you get there! 

Make the most of your chapter membership-
  • Share your research & present at meetings
  • Connect with like-minded professionals & students
  • Access funding opportunities 
  • Advance your education through first-rate educational offerings
  • Volunteer & serve to get connected and give back
  • Gain exposure to a variety of sports medicine & exercise science professions

Chapter Leaders


Dr. Daniel Carl


Dr. Amy Gyorkos


Dr. Derek Kingsley

President-Elect, FACSM

Dr. Jodee Schaben

Executive Director

Dr. Lynn Darby

Historian, FACSM

Dr. Helaine Alessio

Regional Chapter Rep, FACSM

Dr. Nathan Saunders

Secretary / Clinical Education

Emily Werner

Student Rep

Dr. Phil Anton

Member-at-Large, Membership

Dr. Kyle Timmerman

Member-at-Large, Communications, FACSM

Dr. Abby Peairs


Dr. Jacob Barkley

Member-at-Large, Leadership & Mentoring

Dr. Laura Richardson

CEPA Representative

Dr. Judith Juvancic-Heltzel

Member-at-Large, Awards

Dr. Keri Denay


Dr. Rebecca Moore


Dr. Kevin Ballard

Member-at-Large, FACSM