• Sports Medicine Livestream 

    Wednesday, March 9 - Saturday, March 12

    • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
    • Stream on any device.
    • Save when you register by February 27.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.

    Back by popular demand. Another opportunity to keep up to date with the latest evidence-based, sports-specific education.

    Earn CME, connect with sports medicine experts, and improve care for your most active patients—all in just a few days.

    Create a flexible CME experience that best suits your needs and schedule. The livestream format lets you attend the full course over a few days or choose from themed half-day sessions focused on a broad range of topics, including:

    • Preparticipation Physical Evaluation 5 update
    • Exercise and care for patients with COVID-19
    • Orthobiologics
    • Concussion update
    • Sports medicine radiology

    Log in via your favorite device to learn from experts who actively practice family medicine. Faculty will be available to answer questions during the recording and for a live Q&A session.

    CME Credits
    Earn up to 24.75 live credits and enhance patient care—all from the comfort of your home or office.

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury.
    • Review examination techniques, including range of motion, stability, bone alignment, and assessment of soft tissue swelling/masses.
    • Evaluate and diagnose common musculoskeletal conditions and diseases.
    • Prepare evidence-based treatment recommendations for patients with musculoskeletal injuries and disorders including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies.
    • Counsel patients who participate in organized sports or rigorous athletics on injury avoidance and use of protective gear.


    Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC, course chair

    Each session has scheduled Q&A and for a break.

    PBL = Problem-based Learning

    The times listed below are in central time.

    Session #1: Wednesday morning, March 9

    Upper Extremity
    7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Sports Medicine PBL Huddle – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    • Acute Shoulder Pain – Michael J. Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM
    • Chronic Shoulder Pain – Siobhan M. Statuta, MD, CAQSM
    • Elbow and Wrist Pain: A Flick, a Twist and a Fall – Velyn Wu, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM
    • Hand and Finger Injuries – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC

    Session #2: Wednesday afternoon, March 9

    Lower Extremity
    1:40 - 6:00 p.m. CT
    4 credits

    • Acute Knee Pain – Nate Falk, MD, MBA, CAQSM, CPE, FAAFP
    • Ankle Pain – Siobhan M. Statuta, MD, FACSM
    • Foot Pain – Michael J. Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM
    • Musculoskeletal Imaging Modalities – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC  

    Session #3: Thursday morning, March 10

    Emergent Conditions
    7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Sports Medicine PBL Huddle – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    • Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes – Francis G. O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACSM
    • Concussion – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    • Common Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries – Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP
    • Hip Pain – Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP

    Session #4: Thursday afternoon, March 10

    Sports Medicine Radiology Rounds – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    Clinical Procedure Demonstration
    2:00 - 5:00 p.m. CT
    3 credits

    • Utilize patient cases to review imaging modalities of sports medicine patients
    • Differentiate musculoskeletal imaging abnormalities from normal variants
    • Identify musculoskeletal pathology on radiographs, CT, MRI, and ultrasound

    Session #5: Friday morning, March 11

    7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT
    4.5 credits

    • Sports Medicine PBL Huddle – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    • Resuming Physical Activity after an Acute Illness, including COVID 19 – an EBM – Shawn F. Kane, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
    • Exercise is Medicine: Moving Your Patients to Better Health – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    • Preparticipation Screening: The New PPE5:  What You Need to Know – Francis G. O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACSM
    • Developing MedFest/Getting Family Physicians More Involved with IDD Patients – Jeffrey A. Zlotnick, MD, FAAFP (includes panel discussion with patient engagement faculty)

    No Friday afternoon session.

    Session #6: Saturday morning, March 12

    Chronic Management
    7:40 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. CT
    4.25 credits

    • Sports Medicine PBL Huddle – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC
    • Chronic Knee Pain – Siobhan M. Statuta, MD, FACSM
    • Osteoarthritis in the Old and Young – Nate Falk, MD, MBA, CPE, CAQSM, FAAFP
    • Orthobiologics and Injectables for Common MSK Conditions – Jarrod M. Harrall, DO
    • Sports Medicine PBL Huddle: Reaching the Finish Line – Deepak S. Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC

    The times listed above are in central time.

    Note: Session information is subject to change.

    Fee Per Session*

      AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    Early Bird
    (ends Feb 27)
    $149 $139 $109 $189 $189
    Standard $169 $159 $129 $209 $209

    *Registration fee for the Sports Medicine Radiology Rounds session on Thursday afternoon is $240 for all registrants.

    Livestream Questions

    What should I expect after I register for livestream? 
    You will receive an email from ON Services, our streaming provider, the Friday before the course begins, with the link to access the livestream and course resources which include access to PDFs of presentations. ON Services will also send reminder emails one hour before the start of each day's sessions that you have registered for.

    What are the system requirements for the livestream?
    For ideal viewing and participation, you should have access to the following:

    • Computer with the minimum specifications of either Mac OS X 10.6 or Windows 7 with latest updates installed and 4 GB of RAM
    • Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 10.0+, Safari 1.0+, Edge, Chrome, and Opera (please note they are not compatible with Opera Mini). They recommend upgrading your browser whenever possible.
    • High speed internet connection with a minimum and consistent internet download speed of 3 Mbps or faster. Speed tests can be tested through the website www.speedtest.net.
    • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones.

    Note: Some corporate networks and internet service providers block video transmissions by use of a firewall. If you cannot see video clips (even though your system meets the system requirements), contact your network administrator to see whether a security firewall is blocking video transmission. 

    Will the live presentations be recorded?
    Yes. You will have access to the archived recordings of the sessions you have registered for within approximately two weeks. You will have unlimited access to these sessions for six months after the course. CME credit will not be available for these sessions.

    What if I want to cancel my livestream registration?
    Standard AAFP live course cancellation policies still apply.

    What if I'm not satisfied with the livestream experience?
    Please contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at (800) 274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org no later than 5 p.m. CT, Monday, March 14, 2022.

    CME Credit Statement

    Participants should report CME credit only for the sessions they have registered for and completed.

    The AAFP has reviewed Sports Medicine Rebroadcast and deemed it acceptable for up to 24.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 3/9/2022 to 3/12/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
    View more credit agreements.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.

    Can't attend live?

    The self-study option offers you to learn on your schedule.