Outreach & Events
2023 UNC Sports Medicine Institute Conference
Friday, September 29, 2023
8:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday Conference Center
The UNC Sports Medicine Institute Conference is held annually to present novel research and up-to-date information to improve the care of active individuals. In alignment with our multidisciplinary approach to care, speakers include orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians and advanced practice providers, rehabilitation providers, and sport science researchers. This year’s conference will focus on: multidisciplinary shoulder care, women in sports, and technology-informed care.
Sports medicine and family medicine physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, physical therapists and assistants, athletic trainers, exercise specialists, and researchers.
Conference education sessions will be held from 8 am – 5 pm, with lunch and snack breaks included. Each session will include several presentations (20-40 min) on a related topic followed by a moderated panel Q&A. Speakers will be UNC Chapel Hill and external faculty, clinicians, and researchers who are national experts on these topics.
The conference agenda has been approved for 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (physicians and APPs), 7.0 contact hours by APTA NC (PTs), and 7.5 Category A hours/CEUs (BOC/AT).
|Throwing athlete shoulder care
||Women in Sports|
Jason Zaremski, MD, keynote, University of Florida
Mary Lloyd Ireland, MD, keynote, University of Kentucky
|Alex Creighton, MD, UNC Orthopaedics||
Abbie Smith-Ryan, PhD, UNC Exercise and Sport Science
|Catherine Duncan, DPT, ATC, SCS, UNC Therapy Services||
Nailah Adams, MD, MS, UNC Family Medicine
|Multidisciplinary shoulder care||
Jennifer Castillo, DPT, WCS, UNC Therapy Services
|(rotator cuff tendinopathy and tear, adhesive capsulitis)||Technology-informed Care|
Chuck Thigpen, PhD, PT, ATC, keynote, ATI Physical Therapy
|Brett Pexa, PhD, ATC, keynote, High Point University|
Nicole Lane, PA, UNC Orthopaedics
|Adam Kiefer, PhD, UNC Exercise and Sport Science|
Greg Summerville, MD, UNC Orthopaedics
Liz Watt, RD, UNC Physicians Network
Ganesh Kamath, MD, UNC Orthopaedics
Available until September 21: Attendee Registration
|Professional designation||Early Bird
|-Physicians (MD, DO)||$225||$245|
|-Other providers (PA, NP, PT/PTA, AT)
|-UNC/UNCH providers and researchers (must register with unc email)||$130||$150|
You may cancel your registration for a refund minus a 20% administration fee until Sept 8. Beginning September 9, there will be no refunds; however, if you are unable to attend due to extenuating circumstances (i.e. quarantine or active COVID infection, natural disaster, death in family), registration fee can be carried forward to next year’s conference with approval. To request a refund or future credit, email UNCSMI@med.unc.edu.