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Arizona Sports Medicine Society (AZSMS)

The Arizona Sports Medicine Society (AZSMS) is a member-based trade organization serving professionals dedicated to education and continual learning within the field of sports medicine. Founded in 2007, the AZSMS is comprised of primary care physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, coaches and other community members whose goal is to participate in a forum that provides evidence-based medical information and networking opportunities. AZSMS offers educational forums, conferences and events in Arizona. Through monthly meetings, AZSMS provides CEU and CME credits presented by experts in their field. In addition to educational opportunities, members can take advantage of networking events, group discounts, physician interaction and other resources.

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Upcoming Lecture

Jason Patterson, MD
Dr. Patterson is an orthopaedic surgeon whose interest is in minimally invasive treatment of foot and ankle and other general orthopaedic problems. His fellowship training with some of the world’s foot and ankle experts, Drs. Amendola, Phisitkul and Femino, has prepared him to effectively treat a broad spectrum of both simple and complex foot and ankle disorders. Dr. Amendola is a world expert on sports and cartilage injuries and total ankle replacements. Dr. Phisitkul is at the forefront of many new and minimally invasive techniques to treat complex deformity and arthritis. Dr. Femino is well published in many orthopaedic journals for his work done in many areas of foot and ankle, including biomechanics, tendon and ligament disorders. The experience and training has prepared Dr. Patterson to handle any foot and ankle disorder.

Foot and Ankle Injuries in Athletes

Time June 1, 2017 6:30am - 7:30am
Location Phoenix Children's Hospital- Rosenberg Building Cohen Conference Center
  1. Be familiar with some of the most common foot and ankle injuries in athletes
  2. Recognize some of the most commonly missed foot and ankle injuries
  3. Should the athlete be treated differently than the non-athlete?
Contact Hours/CEU 1
Fee Free