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This conference is comprised of two parts: lecture part and hands-on skill lab workshop that will include both live and cadaver models.
Lecture topics will cover topics in both diagnostic and interventional ultrasound including:
1) regional diagnostic ultrasound of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot/ankle that include scanning of nerves
2) ultrasound-guided micro-invasive surgical procedures
3) update on hydro-dissection
4) advanced diagnostic ultrasound beyond B-mode ultrasound.
On Thursday evening, an optional pre-conference lecture will be available for all participants, covering basic knowledge for those who are new to sports ultrasound.
Who Should Attend
Physicians, Residents, and Fellows
The goals of the conference are to promote knowledge and hands-on experiences of sports ultrasound to participants. Participants will be able to properly identify indications of diagnostic sports ultrasound and demonstrate increased proficiency in performing interventional sports ultrasound.
We are excited to welcome the following faculty:
Jay Smith, MD—Mayo Clinic
Jon Jacobson, MD—University of Michigan
Jonathan Finnoff, DO—Mayo Clinic
Mederic Hall, MD—University of Iowa
Douglas Hoffman, MD—Essentia Health
Joanne Borg-Stein, MD—Harvard Medical School & Spaulding Rehabilitation
Adam Pourcho, DO—Swedish Spine, Sports & Musculoskeletal Medicine
Christopher Visco, MD—Columbia University
Kenneth Mautner, MD—Emory University
Philippe Steele, MD—Performance Injury Care & Sports Medicine
Jeffrey Strakowski, MD—McConnell Spine, Sport & Joint Physicians
Kazuma Miyatake, MD—Yokohama City University
Hiroshi Minagawa, MD, PhD—Akita University
Jun Sasahara, MD—Teikyo University
Soichi Hattori, MD—Kameda General Medical Center
Johan Michaud, MD—Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
Freddie H. Fu, MD, DSc (Hon), DPs (Hon)—University of Pittsburgh
Kang Kim, PhD—University of Pittsburgh
Craig Mauro, MD—UMPC Burke & Bradley Orthopedics
Macalus Hogan, MD—University of Pittsburgh
Carola van Eck, MD, PhD—University of Pittsburgh
Stephen Rabuck, MD—University of Pittsburgh
Bryson Lesniak, MD—University of Pittsburgh
Continuing Education Credit
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals are awarded 2.0 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 20.5 contact hours.
Click here to view the course brochure.
Register online at ccehs.upmc.com