45th Annual Symposium on Sports Medicine

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Registration opens on Thursday, January 18th from 4:00 pm-6:30 pm at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio.

45th Annual Symposium on Sports Medicine

January 18, 2018 - CPR Re-Certification Course

January 19 - 20, 2018 - Sports Symposium

Marriott Plaza San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

Registration Fees (After 12/28/17)
Physicians - $335
Other Learners - $200

Agenda - 45th Symposium On Sports Medicine      


Course Description

This course provides a forum for Sports Medicine Specialists to discuss problems and concepts related to preventing, treating and rehabilitating injured athletes. The Symposium topics will include: general sports medicine, head & neck in sports, foot and ankle, the skeletally immature athlete, upper extremity, lower extremity biomechanics and rehabilitation, and the knee. 

Friday Anatomy dissection demonstrations: the Knee and Foot and Ankle. 
Saturday workshops: Biomechanics in Rehabilitation, Cardiac Screening and Sports Medicine.

CPR Recertification
A re-certification course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018. This is a recertification course for those who have previously been certified in CPR. Separate registration is required for this workshop which is available for an additional fee.


Who Should Attend?

This course is oriented towards physicians, nurses, physical therapists, athletic trainers and coaches.


Learning Objectives

  • Develop a concept of one's position on a Sports Medicine Team
  • Diagnose commonly occurring injuries and advise athletes regarding their treatment
  • Initiate logical primary treatment following injuries to athletes
  • Develop logical approaches to the prevention of injury by condition and utilization of proper protective equipment



Registration opens on Thursday, January 18th from 4:00 pm-6:30 pm at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio.

Registration Fees:
After 12/28/17
CPR Re-Certification Class

The registration fee includes access to all sessions and workshops; continental breakfasts, breaks, and lunches; and access to downloadable handouts from the UT Health San Antonio CME website. Hard copy handouts will NOT be available.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to limit enrollment and cancel any course no less than one week prior to the activity. Should circumstances make this necessary, your registration fee would be refunded in full. If you must cancel, the registration fee will be refunded less a $50 handling charge if notice is received by December 28, 2017. Cancellations received after December 28, 2017 will not be refunded. For additional information, call the office of Continuing Medical Education at (210) 567-4491 or 1-866-601-4448.

Continuing Medication Education Credit
The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Healthcare professionals receiving a certificate of attendance should consult with their licensing board for information on applicability and acceptance.

This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 16.56 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. Course approval number is: 63847TX.

The Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine (BOC AP#: P469) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 14.0 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

The 45th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium is not a BOC Approved EBP Program.
Visit the BOC website at for a list of current BOC approved EBP programs and to verify the number of CEUs being offered for each program.

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine (500795) is approved and registered by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) as a continuing education provider.


Continuing Medical Education Office
Email :
Phone: (210) 567-4491 or 1(866) 601-4448


Conference Location

Marriott Plaza San Antonio
555 S. Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205


Hotel Accommodations

Marriott Plaza San Antonio
555 S. Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Hotel Phone: (210) 229-1000
Hotel Fax: (210) 229-1418


The Marriott Plaza San Antonio offers all Symposium attendees and registered guests with parking at the below standard rates.

Self-parking - $25
Valet - $30

Please be sure to factor-in time to find parking. Due to the nature of downtown, parking is limited, including handicapped spaces. Guests are responsible for finding an authorized parking space. 

To better help you plan your conference experience please reference the diagram for parking availability. Parking fees and availability vary from lot/garage to lot/garage. Form of payment also varies; lots/garages accept 1) monetary bills, 2) coins and/or, 3) credit cards. In order to avoid a delay in finding/obtaining a parking space, I would suggest coming prepared with all forms of payment. Parking fees are either hourly or daily and may range from $5 to $25.

The UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education and/or the Marriott Plaza San Antonio does not assume responsibility for any vehicle or contents left inside the vehicle that is parked in any of the available parking lots and/or garages. Further, The UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education and/or the Marriott Plaza San Antonio does not assume responsibility for any damages to vehicles that are parked, abandoned, immobilized by booting, or towed.

Exhibitor Form

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine would like to request your support for the 45th Annual Symposium on Sports Medicine for January 19-20, 2018 at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio in San Antonio, TX.

The first meeting, held in April of 1972, was an avant-garde in the field of Sports Medicine education for physicians and athletic trainers. Unique in providing educational presentations for all members of the athletic medicine team; team physicians, athletic trainers, coaches, nurses, and physical therapists, this symposium continues to serve all groups today.

As an exhibitor you will be listed in the online syllabus, course materials which will be handed out to over 350 registrants, including physicians, nurses, trainers, coaches; other printed materials and the UT Health San Antonio CME website. To confirm your support, please complete the enclosed forms. Space is limited and will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.  

Thank you in advance for your support. We look forward to hearing from you.


Exhibitor Form


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