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Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Reintroduced, Passes House

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302) by voice vote January 9, 2017. The next step for the bill, which was reintroduced by the U.S. House last week, will be its introduction to the 2017-18 U.S....
9-Jan-2017 10:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

AMSSM International Traveling Fellows Journey to Italy

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is pleased to send a contingent of leaders in the field sports medicine to Italy as part of the International Traveling Fellowship Program, which is in its third year.
7-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Passes House, Moves to Senate

Legislation protecting team physicians moves one step closer to becoming law
14-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AMSSM Releases Position Statement on Cardiovascular Screening in Athletes

Cardiovascular screening in young athletes is widely recommended and routinely performed prior to participation in competitive sports. While there is general agreement that early detection of cardiac conditions at risk for sudden cardiac arrest and...
7-Sep-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

2016 Award Winners Announced at 25th AMSSM Annual Meeting

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) presented the following awards during its 25th Annual Meeting held April 15-20, 2016 at the Sheraton Dallas (Downtown) Hotel.
28-Apr-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher Discusses Study Highlighting Corrected Error Video vs. Physical Therapy Instructed Home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises

Jennifer Hopp, MD, presented her research “Corrected Error Video vs. Physical Therapy Instructed Home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises” at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine...
19-Apr-2016 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Matthew Gammons, MD Installed as 23rd President of AMSSM

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Matt Gammons, MD, was installed today (April 18) as President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) during its 25th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Dallas (Downtown) Hotel in Dallas, Texas.
18-Apr-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher Outlines Characteristics of Injured Youth Athletes, Strategies for Intervention

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Neeru Jayanthi, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Emory University Sports Medicine Center in Atlanta, GA, presented “The Effects of Serial Sports Training Risk Assessment and Counseling in Kids (T.R.A.C.K.)” at the...
17-Apr-2016 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brain Experts to Help Demystify Difficult Brain and Spine Injuries Next Week at 2014 AMSSM Annual Meeting

Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) and spinal cord injuries are complex problems that can present with a variety of symptoms or sequelae. To help demystify some of the debate which exists surrounding the definition of when concussion becomes...
27-Mar-2014 7:00 AM EDT

David Epstein, New York Times Best-Selling Author of ‘The Sports Gene’, to Deliver Presidential Keynote at 2014 AMSSM Annual Meeting

David Epstein, author of the New York Times bestseller, The Sports Gene, will deliver the Presidential Keynote at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans next week.
26-Mar-2014 3:35 PM EDT

Sports Medicine Physician Experts on Winter Sports Injury Prevention & Treatment to Offer Comments During 2014 Olympic Games

Sports medicine physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), who are experts in winter sports injury prevention and treatment, are available for interviews during the Olympic Games.
7-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Concussion Expert Available to Discuss Winter Sports Injuries/Safety

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17-Dec-2012 11:00 AM EST

Concussion Expert Available: 5 Things to Ask Your Doctor if You’ve Been or Think You’ve Been Concussed

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12-Dec-2012 3:15 PM EST

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