Ohio State Sports Medicine hosts high-quality medical education events to facilitate an enhanced patient experience.

Several times a year, Ohio State brings together distinguished practitioners in the field to showcase the latest in best practices and medical management of sports-related injuries. Our physician lead (course director) in the respective topic works with a multidisciplinary team to build annual events that appeal to a variety of healthcare scientists – from medical management to nutrition to psychology to biomechanics and injury prevention. The format is a combination of lectures, live demonstrations and hands-on laboratory breakout sessions.

Ohio State Sports Medicine is an approved provider of continuing education for athletic trainers by the Board of Certification. CEUs are offered for physical therapists and PT assistants through the Ohio Physical Therapy Association and for physicians through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) or American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

Gifted Athlete Symposium

This event has ended; please check back for 2018 details.


Saturday, June 10, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute | 2835 Fred Taylor Drive

Prominent professional athletes, coaches, and sports parents, doctors and psychologists teamed up for this unique event tailored to the overall health of elite athletes and their families. 
  • How do you manage the (career/recognition/financial) opportunities being provided with the (life/time/financial) investments being made for the sport?
  • What tools and resources are available to keep the uber athlete safe and give parents peace of mind?
  • Can you find balance in activities, relationships and family life with a gifted athlete?

Get practical and proven answers to these questions and more at the Gifted Athlete Symposium, presented by Ohio State Sports Medicine and the Sports Parent Advocacy Institute.

From the Clinic to the Field: Your Role in Treating Athletic Hip Pain

2018 Date Coming Soon

Develop proficiency in radiographic and clinical evaluation of adolescent and adult hip conditions, learn a treatment algorithm for non-arthritic hip conditions and understand when referral may be necessary.

Concussion Symposium

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Friday, April 20, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center | 2110 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus, OH 43210

The Ohio State Sports Medicine Concussion Symposium is intended for physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, EMS providers and other medical and non-medical professionals who are responsible for the health and safety of athletes.

Our unique panel of multi-disciplinary speakers address a broad range of best practices in the identification and management of sports concussion, related research and return to play methodology.

Symposium for the Treatment of Endurance Athletes

2018 Registration Site Coming Soon

Friday, April 27, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Biomedical Research Tower | 460 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210

There are more endurance athletes, including runners, cyclists and swimmers in the U.S., than in any other recreational sport. The injuries they face often present unique challenges and participants will hear perspectives on medical, surgical, psychological and nutritional management tools for endurance athletes as well as rehabilitation and injury prevention strategies.

Big Ten Sport Psychology Symposium

This event has ended; please check back for 2018 details.

Friday, June 30, 2017 | 8:15 a.m. - noon
James Auditorium | 460 W. 10th Avenue

Presented by Ohio State Sports Medicine, leading behavioral science scholars across the Big Ten share a variety of insights to support the mental wellness of athletes. Ideal for parents, coaches, athletic directors and all medical professionals who work with athletes. Continuing education units are available for athletic trainers, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

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