Medicine of Cycling Conference


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Overview Objectives
Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty
Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy

Department: Medicine
Course Number: MMJ14002
Activity Date(s): September 20-22, 2013
Location: USA Cycling
Colorado Springs, CO

Before August 15
Physician - $399
Non MD/AHP - $349
USA Cycling Coach - $349
Trainee - $199

After August 15
Physician - $449
AHP - $399
USA Cycling Coach - $399
Trainee - $255


Medical Emergencies in Cycling
September 20 8AM
$200 -- Limited 20 attendees

Group Bicycle Ride
September 21 from 4PM
No charge -- Limited 75 attendees

Dinner Marigold Café
September 21 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
$40 -- Limited 85 attendees

Credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (13)

UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 



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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:

Friday, September 20, 2013

7:15 AM Registration

8:00 AM Welcome and Introduction
Dr. James Watkins and Dr. Aaron Goldberg: Course objectives and limitations, no guarantee of expertise, just attendance and performance, review schedule and what is in (below) and out (ACLS, PALS), disclosures and personal introductions, highlight role of EMT/Paramedics in the field.

Introductory Lectures

8:20AM Airway – Dr. Aaron Goldberg

8:45 AM Race event planning and equipment prep – Mark Alberg

9:10 AM C-spine and head trauma: Will Dunn

9:35 AM Scene Management, EMS Integration, Transport decisions - Steve Zuckerman and Miles Sibley

10:00 AM Break

10:30AM Rotating Stations – 30 minutes per station
1) Head and Neck – Will Dunn
2) Road Rash – Happy Freedman and Mark Alberg
3) Thoracic – Sarah Holmes
4) Ortho and shoulder injury evaluation and reduction techniques – Dr. Aaron Goldberg
5) Airway – Loy Osburn
6) Rider Down – Dr. James Watkins

12:15 PM Lunch

1:15 PM Resume Rotation Stations

3:00 PM Wrap-up and adjourn


Saturday, September 21st, 2013

7:15 AM Registration

Morning Moderator: Anna K. Abramson, MD

7:50 AM Welcome and Introduction

8:00 AM Emergency planning - Matthew Bitner MD

8:50 AM Psychology of the Rider - Sean McCann PhD

9:40 AM Break

9:50 AM Dermatologic conditions and wound management - Tim Berger MD

10:40 AM Break out session 1 -
1) Detailed Musculoskeletal Exam and Intervention - Curtis Cramblett PT, CSCS and Claudette Lajam MD

2) Altitude and Preparation for Extremes - Aaron Goldberg MD

11:30 AM Lunch - interest groups announced for lunch discussion

Afternoon Moderator: Mark Abramson

12:40 PM Break out session 2 –
1) Concussion: Considerations for rest and rehabilitation- Steve Broglio PhD

2) Bike Fit Demonstration – Wade Hall, Specialized/IBD, Curtis Cramblett PT, CSCS

1: 30 PM Bike Fit Panel -
Curtis Cramblett PT, CSCS, Cycling Coach
Andy Pruitt,Ed.C; Happy Freedman, Ex Pro Cyclist, Orthotic Provider, Fit Educator; Ben Serottta, Frame, Fit Educator; Jessica Greaux D.C., Wade Hall, Bike Dealer, Fit educator ; Dan Guillemette, Lead Physio, Team Sky; Mark Timmerman, MD. (Panel’s Fit Certifications include: FIST (Empfield), Trek, Retul, BikePT, SICI, Serotta, GURU, Faster, and most others)

2:55 PM Fireside chat with Team Sky Medical director Alan Farrell

3:35 PM Adjourn

4:00 PM Group ride

7:00 PM Group Dinner – Marigold Cafe and Bakery – 4605 Centennial Blvd.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Morning Moderator: Steven Broglio PhD

7:30 AM Registration

8:00 AM Exercise Physiology: Overtraining/Under Recovery - Inigo San Millan PhD

8:50 AM Nutrition On and Off the Bike - Monique Ryan MS, RDN

9:40 AM Break

9:50 AM Caring for the Female Cyclist - Gloria Cohen MD

10:40 AM Break out session 3 –
1) Facial and Dental Injuries - Aaron Liddel MD, DMD and John Tannyhill MD
2) Exercise physiology technique demonstration - Inigo San Millan PhD

11:30 AM Lunch - interest group topics announced

Afternoon Moderator: Mark Abramson

12:40 PM Break out session 4 –
1) Cardiac and Vascular Screening for Athletes of All Ages - Anne Albers MD
2) Non-surgical Approaches to Injury Prevention and Diagnosis - Curtis Cramblett PT, CSCS and Kevin Jardin DC

1:30 PM Break

1:40 PM Performance Enhancement in Sport Presentation from USADA - Matthew Fedoruk PhD

2:30 PM Performance Enhancement Drugs in Cycling Round Table Discussion – Matthew Fedoruk PhD Sience Director at USADA, Onye Ikwuakor Director of Legal Affairs at USADA, Sean Petty Chief Operating Officer at USA Cycling, (physician expert James Watkins MD?), Alan Farrell team physician with Team Sky, athlete representative (tba)

4:00 PM Adjourn

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Anna Abramson, MD
Mark Abramson
James Watkins, MD

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Travel & Lodging:

USA Cycling
210 USA Cycling Point, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2215


Hotel Info
Hyatt House - Hotel Block Full
5805 Delmonico Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Alternative hotel
5855 Corporate Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Tel. 719-266-4206
Hotel Rates: $59/night.

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before September 10, will be refunded, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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