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2024 NEXT LEVEL Sports Medicine Conference

Registration Fee: $160.00 Hours: 9.00 January 13 - 15, 2024
Promotion Code: Apply
January 13 - 15, 2024
AdventHealth Nicholson Center
404 Celebration Place
Celebration Place, Florida
Orlando Magic and AdventHealth
AdventHealth Sports Partnerships - Rachel Anderson
Contact Hours: 9, Category: Category A, Expires: 1/31/2024 CE Credits: 9, Category: General, Expires: 1/31/2024
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
Phone: 719-815-6826
Contact Hours: 9, Category: Category A, Expires: 1/31/2024

Are you an Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Physical Therapist, or a Sports Medicine Physician? If so, this conference event is for you! In this years "NEXT LEVEL Sports Medicine Conference" the Orlando Magic and AdventHealth have lined up some of the top sports medicine experts. This two-day event is geared towards delivering information that will elevate your professional performance. This event is pending approval by the BOC for Athletic Trainers and NSCA for Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist for CSCS and ATCs, APTA, and AMA for 9 CEUs Catagory A.

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Welcome Reception on January 13, 2024
  • 2 days of Seminar (up to 9.0 CEUs)
  • Breakfast and lunch on seminar days

Begin your travel booking by arriving a day early on January 13, 2024 to join us in our Welcoming Reception - a great chance to network and begin your experience. Special hotel accommodations are available at Disney's Coronado Resort! Please visit their booking site at  and contact Rachel Anderson for more information

Conference Agenda

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Arrival Reception presented by: Rothman Orthopaedics - information coming soon!

Sunday, January 14, 2024

  08:00 - 08:50 am       Registration & Breakfast 
08:50 - 08:55 am    Welcome 
08:55 - 10:20 am    Session 1: Anatomy & Physiology of the Shoulder                          
10:20 - 10:30 am    Break
10:30 - 12:00 pm    Session 2: Advanced Management of Shoulder Injuries
12:00 - 01:00 pm    Lunch and Welcome Back
01:00 - 02:10 pm    Session 3: Expert Panel in Shoulder Surgeries & Treatment
02:10 - 02:20 pm    Break
02:20 - 03:00 pm    Session 4: Keynote #1
03:00 - 03:45 pm    Session 5: Keynote #2
03:45 - 03:55 pm    Break
03:55 - 05:05 pm    Session 6: Managing the Tommy John Epidemic
05:50 - 05:10 pm    Closing Remarks
To Be Announced    Social Event - Networking presented by Rothman Orthopaedics

Monday, January 15, 2024

08:00 - 08:50 am    Registration & Breakfast                                          
08:50 - 09:00 am    Welcome Back
09:00 - 10:30 am    Session 7: The Overhead Athlete - Beyond the Shoulder
10:30 - 10:40 am    Break
10:40 - 12:00 pm    Session 8: Go to the ER vs. See Me in the Morning
12:00 - 12:05 pm    Closing Remards and Departure

To register for this conference:

  • Click on the "Register for Event" above (enter promotion code if applicable).
  • Once you have completed your event registration you will immediately receive a confirmation email with the itinerary and detail information about this conference.
  • On the day of the conference please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to event start time to check-in to ensure that you don't miss valuable information.
  • Instructions will be given at the event on how to receive continuing education credit.

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ACCREDITATION: This event has been submitted for accreditation approval for 9 CEUs to the Athletic Trainers-BOC, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist-NSCA, and Florida Board of Athletic Training.

Our speaker lineup:

Dr. Luke Oh is the Medical Director of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute. He is a renowned surgeon, medical educator, research scientist, entrepreneur, and innovator. He is a triple-fellowship trained, board certified Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Oh completed multiple subspecialty fellowships including Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Mass General, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, and an apprenticeship with Dr. James Andrews to master the techniques for Tommy John surgery for pro baseball players. Dr. Oh spent 14 years as a full-time faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Mass General and was also a team physician for the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, New England Revolution, Boston Bruins and Harvard University for over 12 years.

Dr. Ciccotti, Director of the Sports Medicine Team at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, is internationally recognized for his work in sports medicine.  He is the Everett J. and Marian Gordon Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Rothman Orthopaedics and Thomas Jefferson University.  He is currently Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine as well as the Director of Sports Medicine Fellowship and Research at Rothman Orthopaedics and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.  He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Committee, the President of the Orthopaedic Learning Center Board of Directors and the President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.  He has been the Head Team Physician and Medical Director for the Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Team as well as Saint Joseph’s University sports for more than 25 years.

Dr. D. Harrison Youmans, MD is a board-certified non-surgical Orthopaedics and sports medicine specialist. He uses treatments like physical therapy, activity modifications, medication, and immobilization to treat all types of sports-related injuries and other Orthopaedic conditions. Dr. Youmans obtained his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, graduating as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed residency training in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine where he trained under world-renowned Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

Daryl C. Osbahr, MD, is a board-certified Orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon and serves as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Managing Partner for Rothman Orthopaedic Institute – Florida. Dr. Osbahr is recognized as an international leader in Orthopaedic sports medicine and is actively involved in surgical, clinical, and basic science research. In addition, he is intricately involved in national and local educational initiatives dealing with the prevention of youth and adult sports injuries. He is the author of 70 articles and chapters and is an expert speaker at international, national, regional, and local Orthopaedic-related meetings. He has also led several research initiatives, including serving on the Shoulder Research Committee for Major League Baseball and the Research Committee for Major League Soccer.

Dr. John Ruder is a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon specializing in all facets of sports related injury prevention and treatment.  He graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in biology and subsequently earned his medical degree from the University of Central Florida.  He completed an Orthopaedic residency at Carolinas Medical Center, followed by a sports medicine fellowship with E. Lyle Cain, MD, Jeffery R. Dugas, MD, Benton A. Emblom MD, and James R. Andrews, MD at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, Alabama. His research interests include sports medicine and hip preservation, having published numerous articles on these topics.  In addition, he has presented his research at multiple local and national Orthopaedic conferences.

Dr. David Garcia is a board-certified physical therapist, AdventHealth Sports Med and Rehab clinical operations manager and center manager at AdventHealth Training Center. He's worked with Olympic, MLB, NBA and NFL athletes, and is an instructor in our Orthopaedic physical therapy residency program.

Dr. Money is an Orthopaedic sports medicine physician specializing in shoulder and knee conditions.  He received his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School and went on to complete a residency in Orthopaedic surgery at Prisma Health/University of South Carolina.  He followed with a Sports Medicine Orthopaedic fellowship from Stanford University.

Dr. Money treats all sports related conditions, with particular focus on arthroscopy (minimally invasive surgery) and ligament repair/reconstruction. Dr. Money is active in Orthopaedic research and has published numerous articles and book chapters on Orthopaedic topics focused on sports medicine.

Dr. Mullins is a fellowship trained Primary Care Sports Medicine physician. She uses non-surgical treatments to address a variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Her clinical interests include youth athlete injury prevention, overuse injuries, concussion, tennis medicine, and bone stress injury management. She is trained in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose Orthopaedic conditions and to aid with proper needle placement during injection therapies, including corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, and platelet-rich plasma. She received her medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.  Her post graduate training includes completion of residency in Family Medicine at Ohio State University and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Emory University.

Dr. Wilson is a fellowship trained, non-operative sports medicine physician. She specializes in non-surgical treatments to address a variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Her clinical interests include injury prevention and youth athletics, especially volleyball and gymnastics. She is trained in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose Orthopaedic conditions and to aid with proper needle placement during injection therapies such as corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, and platelet-rich plasma.

Dr. Wilson obtained her medical degree from Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and followed with a residency in Family Medicine with a concentration in Sports Medicine at Halifax Family Medicine in Daytona Beach, FL. Subsequently, she completed her fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.

Dr. Epstein is a board-certified physician specializing in sports medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at Inspira Healthcare Network in Woodbury, NJ and followed with a sports medicine fellowship at Halifax Health. He currently serves as the head team physician for the Orlando Solar Bears and works closely with professional wrestling and the performing arts. His areas of expertise include physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. He is fellowship trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Injection therapies that Dr. Epstein may consider, include corticosteroid, viscosupplementation, and regenerative therapies, including platelet rich plasma (PRP) and biologic therapies. In addition, he is skilled in the management of sports-related concussion. He is active in research and has particular interest in core muscle and overuse injuries along with injury prevention.

Arnie Kander (pending)

Arnie Kander has more than 24 seasons of NBA experience, and currently oversees the Orlando Magic’s high-performance staff, including the management of athletic training services, injury reduction and rehabilitation programming, strength and conditioning, sports science and recovery, and player nutrition. An innovator in the fields of injury prevention, sports rehabilitation, and physical conditioning, Kander is renowned in the professional sports world for his unique methods of application. He has designed recovery and workout programs that have proven to be successful.

Amir Kachooei, MD

Dr. Amir Kachooei is an Orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon specializing in all hand, wrist, and elbow conditions, including degenerative and traumatic conditions. He is well-versed in arthroplasty, arthroscopy, reconstruction, and fracture repair. Dr. Kachooei’s number one goal is patient satisfaction, and he is dedicated to educating medical students, residents, and other trainees on providing the best patient care. Dr. Kachooei’s research led to nine patents, more than 90 peer-reviewed articles on elbow surgery, two books and two book chapters, and over 100 oral and poster presentations. He has supervised more than 20 theses, mentored many researchers, and has been Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery for over a decade.

Dr. Pettyjohn is a fellowship trained sports medicine physician, specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries of athletes and non-athletes. He provides his patients with non-operative treatment options including musculoskeletal diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, Platelet-Rich Plasma injections (PRP), viscosupplementation, trigger point injections, as well as concussion management.

Dr. Pettyjohn completed both his residency and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. During fellowship, he served as fellow team physician for several collegiate and high school teams including the University of Florida NCAA Division I and club sport athletes. His experience focused on concussions as well as the management of acute musculoskeletal injuries including fracture and laceration.