Non-AMGA Meetings of Interest

Mayo Clinic: Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations & Best Practice 2019
November 7-9, 2019
Rancho Mirage, CA
The conference will highlight the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding the use of opioids in medical practice and provide the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice. Topics cover the basics of opioids, evidence-based guidelines for opioids, medication monitoring, tapering and legal considerations. In addition, the course covers a broad range of issues, including opioid addiction and difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing.

29th Annual Mayo Clinic Symposium on Sports Medicine 2019
November 8-9, 2019
Rochester, MN
The 29th Annual Mayo Clinic Symposium on Sports Medicine 2019 is a two-day course that has taken place annually at Mayo Clinic for the past 28 years.  This course is designed to provide physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, performance specialists, and other sports medicine professionals with the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for sports-related and musculoskeletal conditions.  Presenters represent multiple different sports medicine fields, thus providing the attendee with multi-disciplinary information across the athlete care continuum. It is noteworthy for educational innovations, including live demonstrations of physical examination, anatomy, ultrasonography and arthroscopy.