• Sports Medicine Symposium

  • 2014 Rocky Mountain Sports Medicine Symposium

  • Friday, August 8, and Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Conference Overview:

    The conference provides participants with a broad update on evolving standard of care in sports medicine.

    The focus of the conference is a multidisciplinary approach to sports medicine providing the proper approaches to the evaluation, treatment and care of athletes, along with the prevention of injuries and other medical issues. Renowned experts from an array of institutions will review the latest developments in these areas in an attempt to improve awareness among providers and improve understanding and cooperation between different specialists rendering care to the injured athlete.

    Keynote speaker: Peter Jamieson , PA-C, Mount Everest summiteer, will discuss high altitude medicine.
    Featuring renowned sports medicine expert: Mark D. Miller , MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine.
    Other notable sports medicine presenters: Richard Lawton , MD, Durango Orthopedics, "Shoulder Instability in Athletes;" Douglas Orndorff , MD, Spine Colorado, "Cervical Stenosis."
    Additional topics include: athletic safety, concussion experts and many more.

    Who Should Attend:

    This conference is designed for orthopedic, sports medicine, family and internal medicine physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, physical therapists, massage therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, emergency medical services (EMS), paramedics, athletic trainers, and other providers who care for injured athletes.


    1. Discuss specific challenges in sports medicine.
    2. Develop strategies for health care providers to optimize team-based approach to care for athletes.
    3. Discuss how to develop a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation of the injured athlete.
    4. Assess and apply surgical and non-surgical treatment  recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the management of athletic injuries.
    5. Review specific needs for athletic trainers and clinical providers.


    Charles J. Alexander, DPT - Physical Therapist, Mercy Integrated Physical Therapy
    Bruce Andrea, MD - Cardiologist, Performance Cardiology & Durango Performance Center
    Shane Baird, EMS - Captain, Durango Fire Department
    Lanny and Tracy Barnes - U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team
    Wayne Barger, ATC - Athletic Director, Fort Lewis College
    Cyril Bohachevsky, MD - Physiatrist, Spine Colorado
    John P. Brach, MD - Ophthalmologist, Four Corners Eye Clinic
    Dave Hughes, MD - Emergency Physician, Mercy Regional Medical Center
    Peter Jamieson, PA-C - Physician Assistant, Durango Orthopedics
    Richard Lawton, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon, Durango Orthopedics
    Christopher McGrew, MD - Family Physician Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of New Mexico
    Mark Miller, MD - S. Ward Casscells Professor; Head, Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Virginia
    Daniel Mummert, ATC - Athletic Trainer, Fort Lewis College
    Joseph Murphy, MD - Family Physician, Mercy Family Medicine
    Douglas Orndorff, MD - Spine Surgeon, Co-Director, Spine Colorado
    Philip Rambo, MPT - Physical Therapist, Mercy Integrated Physical Therapy
    Brad Sablosky - Lead Instructor and Paramedic, Wilderness Medical Associates & Durango Fire & Rescue
    Michelle Stone, DO - Emergency Physician, Mercy Regional Medical Center
    Kolin Tomlinson, ATC - Head Athletic Trainer, Ignacio High School, Mercy Sports Medicine

    Symposium Brochure

    For a full listing of faculty and schedule, please download the 2014 Rocky Mountain Sport Medicine Symposium Brochure.

    CME Credits

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of St. Anthony Hospital, Centura Health Mountains and North Denver Operating Group’s Office of Continuing Professional Development, and Mercy Regional Medical Center. St. Anthony Hospital is accredited by the Colorado Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Anthony Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category I Credits™.
    Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nursing Credits

    "Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number: CEP16170, for 11.75 contact hours"

    EMS Credits

    EMS Continuing Education approved by St. Anthony PreHospital Services, Colorado Training Center and group #CO 039. Number of hours actually participated: 11.75 Hours.

    ATC CEU Credits

    Mercy Regional Medical Center is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 11.75 hours of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity.

    BOC Approved Provider Number: P8645
    Number of hours actually participated: 11.75 Hours


    Exhibitors for the 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Sport Medicine Symposium include:


    DoubleTree Hotel, Durango, CO

    To Register:

    Registration is now closed.


    Early registration (prior to 7/9/14)
    General: $80 per person
    Student: $40 per person

    Regular pricing (after of 7/9/14)
    General: $100 per person
    Student: $50 per person

    Registration includes: Two-day symposium, course materials, CME/CEU certificate, Friday lunch & reception, Saturday breakfast & lunch, and refreshments.
    Cancellation policy:
    Full refund: Prior to July 20, 2014: ; Half refund: July 20-31, 2014: No refund: after July 31, 2014.

    Hotel Reservations and Recreation Activities:

    Click here for information and bookings of hotel reservations and recreation activities for the 2014 Sports Medicine Symposium. You can also call Durango Central Reservations at (877) 369-4018.

    More Information:

    Please contact Myoung Fry: (970) 764-3340.

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