The Fourth Annual Medicine of Cycling Conference will be held at USA Cycling and the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO September 20 – 22nd, 2013. The conference is presented by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and Medicine of Cycling in collaboration with USA Cycling.
The conference will begin Friday, September 20th, with a Medical Emergencies in Cycling Course (MECC), and an evening welcome reception. On Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd, we will have presentations, break-out sessions and panel discussions on topics such as: orthopedic injury, rehabilitation, performance enhancing drugs in cycling, concussion, nutrition, dermatology, cardiology, sports psychology, bike fit and more. In addition to conference presentations, we will host a group ride on Saturday afternoon taking participants on a tour of the legendary Garden of the Gods.
Bike rentals are available at Criterium Bicycles (www.criterium.com). Please call Criterium Bicycles at 719 599 0149 to reserve a bike in advance. We will also continue our annual tradition group dinner at Marigold Café and Bakery on Saturday evening.
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The accreditation for this activity is pending and will be updated closer to the time of the conference.
Attendees can reserve rooms at the HYATT house Colorado Springs for $75/night. Your rate includes a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and FREE internet access. Please click on the link below or call the hotel directly at 719-268-9990 and ask for the Medicine of Cycling group rate. There are a limited number of rooms available. Please book early!
"Dr. Berger is currently a Professor of Clinical Dermatology at UCSF as well as the Executive Vice-Chair, Chief of Clinics, the Endowed Chair in Dermatology Medical Student Education, former Residency Program Director (1995-2007) and former Associate Residency Program Director (2007-2011). He has been with UCSF since 1984 and has received numerous teaching awards. In 2011, he received an American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation."
"Steven Broglio, PhD, ATC is an Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology and NeuroSport Researcher at the University of Michigan. As Director of the Neurotrauma Research Laboratory, he has evaluated numerous clinical tests used in concussion assessment, injury biomechanics, and the acute and persistent effects of injury. Dr Broglio is currently chairing the upcoming Position Statement on concussion management from the National Athletic Trainers' Association."
"Gloria Cohen, MD, FACSM, Dip Sport Med (CASEM) is the former Team Physician for the Canadian National and Olympic Cycling Teams. She is affiliated with Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists in Greenwich, CT and is the Primary Care Sports Medicine Team Physician at Columbia University."
Curtis Cramblett, PT, CFMT, CSCS, Cycling Coach is has been a practicing physical therapist for over 20 years, cycling sports medicine 15 years and cycling and racing in the amature ranks his whole life. He has worked with teams including Garmin Cervello and Tibco and many Olympic and world class athletes as their PT, professional bike fitter and coach. He is located in San Jose California and is passionate about cycling efficiency and health.
"Dr. Goldberg is an Emergency Medicine Physician in Milwaukee WI. He is the director for Emergency Medicine resident education at St Lukes Medical Center. He is the team physician for IS Corp Cycling as well the My Wife Inc Cyclocross Team. His interests include management of acute injuries as well as cyclocross injuries."
"Jeffrey Kutcher M.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at The University of Michigan. He is the Director of Michigan NeuroSport, one of the few sports neurology programs in the country. Dr. Kutcher was recently named the Director of the new concussion management policy in the NBA, is the team neurologist for University of Michigan athletics, a consultant to the NHLPA, and leads the Sports Neurology section of the AAN."
"Claudette Lajam M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City and a volunteer physician for the Century Road Club Association and other New York City bicycling groups. Dr. Lajam was part of the CURE Medical Relief team for the Haitian earthquake in 2010. This past March, she organized the NYU Maximizing Cycling Performance Symposium to help boost health education of NY cyclists."
"Dr. Aaron Liddell is a member of numerous facial trauma panels covering trauma centers across the Front Range of the Rockies in Denver, Colorado. He has a particular interest in jaw fracture patterns as they pertain to cycling. He grew up a competitive mountain bike racer, and in 1994 competed for the United States in the UCI World Mountain Bike Championships. He took a 15 year hiatus from the bike and attended both dental and medical school, and completed a residency with heavy emphasis in facial trauma and reconstruction."
"James F. Watkins is a trauma surgeon at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is a co-founder of the Medicine of Cycling and co-chair of the Medical Emergencies in Cycling Course (MECC)."
"Dr. Bauer is a Professor in Residence at the University of California - San Francisco and is the Director of UCSF's Division of General Internal Medicine Research Program. He has a particular interest in osteoporosis in cyclists."
"Dr. Bitner is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Duke University School of Medicine. He has worked many international-caliber events and helps to plan and organize the medical staff at the US' largest races."
"Jason Brayley M.D. is a Sports Medicine physician at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Washington state and team physician for Kenda Pro Cycling presented by GearGrinder. Dr. Brayley has a special interest in concussion evaluation and post-concussion care."
"Dr. Carroll is Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at The University of California - San Francisco and the Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron Distinguished Professor. He has authored or coauthored over 325 publications and is principal or co-investigator of several research grants, including the UCSF Prostate Cancer SPORE funded by the National Institutes of Health."
Happy Freedman is a cycling coach with over 30 years experience, most recently, the Columbia University D1 Cycling Team. Mr. Freedman has consulted with health care practitioners from many New York hospitals including the Hospital for Special Surgery, where he works as clinical coordinator for the Positano Foot Center."
"Dr. Gerber is a doctor of psychology at Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado, specializing in rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord and brain injuries."
"Sonny Gill M.D. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University and an orthopaedic spine surgeon with a special interest in cyclists with spine injuries. He has also worked extensively with US Ski & Snowboard as a team physician. Dr. Gill will be discussing causes of back and neck pain in professional and recreational cyclists."
"Dr. Giudici is a member of the Genesis Heart Institute and specializes in Electrophysiology. He is involved in the research and development of numerous devices and techniques in the electrophysiology field. He has published over 150 scientific papers and is been named as a Best Doctor in America. In 2007, he was one of 50 physicians in North America to be awarded fellowship by the Heart Rhythm Society."
"Mr. Hess is a sports and Olympic law expert with Sherman & Howard, LLC. He has represented dozens of Olympic athletes and hopefuls in disputes involving participation in Olympics and other actions involving National Governing Bodies of many sports. Mr. Hess also serves as the Chair of the Court of Arbitration for the International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation."
"Mr. Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer of USA Cycling. He holds a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, served as a professor at the University of Utah's Exercise and Sports Science Department and is a former director of the school’s Human Performance Research Lab. A former competitve cyclist himself, Mr. Johnson has won eight national championship titles."
"Dr. McCann is Senior Sports Psychologist with the US Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, CO. He has been with the USOC for over 20 years including 12 years as the head of the department. He has traveled with nine US Olympic Teams as a sports psychologist, working with athletes, teams and coaches in almost every Olympic sport."
"San Millán is the Performance Lab Director at the University of Colorado Hospital. He has extensive experience training world-class athletes in a variety of sports, including rowing, track and field, basketball, and, most notably, cycling – he worked with a Tour de France winner and with 15 Grand Tour Podium riders."
"Mr. Nydam is with team BMC and has impressive palmares including the Mountains Classification in the Tour of California and numerous other race victories."
"Dr. Ross is a sports medicine physician who has been the team physician for numerous professional cycling teams as well as the race doctor for the Philly Week series of races. He is currently runs the Performance Lab, a sports medicine and exercise testing facility in Philadelphia."
"Following up on an exceptional presentation at the 2010 MoC, representatives, researchers and scientists from the US Anti-Doping Agency will present on the latest in the fight for fair competition."