Below the Knee, Above the Neck
October 7-10, 2017

Join your fellow AOASM peers in Philadelphia at OMED. For more OMED 17 conference information, registration, and hotel selection go to: When registering for the conference, don’t forget to register as Sports Medicine on the OMED Registration Form.

To access the OMED 2017 final digital program, click here.

To download the AOA (OMED 2017) mobile app, search in your iTunes/Google Play stores for: omed17.

OMED 2017 Presentations


Maxillofacial Trauma: Sideline to ER
Don Roland, MD

Ocular Disorders in Sport
Jeffrey Bytomski, DO, FAOASM

Physical and Emotional Anguish in Performance
Steven J. Karageanes, DO, FAOASM

Allergy Conditions in Athletes: Presentation, Treatment, and Impact on Performance
Angela Cavanna, DO, FAOASM

Psychosocial Influences and Mental Health Outcomes in Sports-Related Concussion
Stephen A. Russo, PhD

Evaluation of Neck Pain in Athletes: A Sidelines and Sports Medicine Approach
Cody Clinton, DO

Changing Perspectives in Concussion Management
Steven J. Karageanes, DO, FAOASM

Mind, Body, and Sport: The State of Mental Health in College Athletics
Patrick F. Leary, DO, FAOASM

Heat Related Illness: An Emergency in the Making
Michael Cordas, DO, FAOASM

Sideline Wound Care
Erin Shaffer, DO, ATC


Diagnosis and Management of Common Ankle Fractures
Joshua A. Tuck, DO, MS

Differential Diagnosis and Management of Lateral Ankle Pain
Joseph Daniel, DO

Point Counterpoint: Adolescent Treatment of Pain with Opioids
Marla Kushner, DO, FACOFP, FASM, FSAHM
Michael Sampson, DO, FAOASM

Update on Orthobiologics
Vincent N. Disabella, DO, FAOASM
Ron Torrance II, DO

Evaluation and Management of Exertional Leg Pain
Daniel A. Clearfield, DO, MS, FAOASM

Women's Health Issues in Sports: Another Look at the Female Athlete Triad
Kate Quinn, DO


Lower Extremity Imaging Considerations
Adam C. Zoga, MD

Running Medicine and Functional Movement Screening
Daniel D. Day, DO

Foot and Ankle Biomechanics for Sports Performance
Lee Cohen, DPM

Sports... Lower Extremity Injury... and OMT
Michele Gilsenan, DO, FAOASM

Post Concussion Research and Therapy Options
P. Gunnar Brolinson, DO, FAOASM

Current Concepts in the Office Treatment of the Concussed Pediatric Athlete
R. Robert Franks, DO, FAOASM

OMT in Post Concussion Syndrome
Craig Chappell, DO