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Sports Medicine Conferences

The Boise Monthly Sports Medicine Conferences provide continuing education for ATCs, PTs, RNs, PAs, FNPs, and physicians who have an interest in or provide medical coverage for athletes. A strict emphasis is placed on evidence-based approaches to care and management. Attendance is free.

The conference is accredited by the Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium. PTs and surgery techs can also obtain continuing education credits from their respective governing bodies. BOC EBP credits are offered to ATCs.

Conferences will generally be held on the second Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:00 a.m., January through December, with a break during June, July, and August. Conferences are held at St. Luke’s Boise, Anderson Center, Ada Rooms 2 and 3.

2017 St. Luke's Sports Medicine Monthly Conference Schedule

  • January 12, 2017: Ortho-Radiology Case Reports: A Multidisciplinary Approach
    • MSK MD Radiologist – Boise Radiology Group
  • February 9, 2017: Core Training and Motor Control
    • Heather Lopez, PT, SCS – St. Luke's Sports Medicine Physical Therapy
  • March 9, 2017: Residents Evidence Based Case Study Reports
    • Zach Braddock, PT; Josh Lavigne, AT; and Cassie Mall, AT
    • St. Luke's Athletic Training and Physical Therapy Residents
  • April 13, 2017: Lateral Ankle Injuries Non-op and Operative Algorithm
    • Tommy Haytmanek, MD – Idaho Foot and Ankle Associates
  • May 11, 2017: ACL Return to Play Criteria – Panel Discussion
    • James Beckman, MD; Kyle Sela, PT, SCS; – SLSM; and Marc Paul, AT – Boise State University
  • June-August: Break
    • No conferences during summer
  • September 14, 2017: VOMS: An Update on Concussion Management
    • Joel Vanderlugt, PT, SCS – St. Luke's Sports Medicine Physical Therapy
  • October 12, 2017: Sports Psychology and Injury Rehabilitation
    • Ben Roberts
  • November 9, 2017: Management and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain
    • Shawn Wood, PT – St. Luke's Sports Medicine Physical Therapy
  • December 14, 2017
    • Alejandro Homaechevarria, MD – St. Luke's Sports Medicine

Materials from our 2016 Primary Care Update in Musculoskeletal Medicine Seminar

Programming Team

  • Kurt Nilsson, MD - Medical Director
  • Tom Koto, ATC - Continuing Education
  • Forrest Pecha, ATC - Content Team