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


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).

Concussion Symposium

Friday, April 20, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center | 2110 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus, OH 43210

Each year, millions in the U.S. will suffer a concussion from sport or recreation. Sideline and clinical management of concussion is complex, stigmatized by high-impact journalism and teeming with emerging science and policies.

Don’t miss the leading regional educational event for all medical disciplines involved in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports concussion.



Symposium for the Treatment of Endurance Athletes

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

With the high prevalence of participation in endurance sports and injury rates, it is becoming more common for endurance athletes to seek care from their primary care provider(s), musculoskeletal/orthopedic specialists, physical therapists and other allied medical providers.

An understanding of the mechanics of the involved sport, the various rehabilitation and treatment options, the cardiovascular needs and condition of endurance athletes, the equipment needs of endurance athletes, and appropriate training and activity modification is critical to success in treating endurance sport participants. .




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

November 30, 2018
Biomedical Research Tower | 460 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210

This year's event details are coming soon! At the most recent symposia in 2016, participants developed proficiency in radiographic and clinical evaluation of adolescent and adult hip conditions, learned a treatment algorithm for non-arthritic hip conditions and gained an understanding of when referral may be necessary.

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