23rd Annual Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Conference

23rd Annual Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Conference

Hockey: Keeping Player Safety in Check

February 7 2020 - February 8 2020


Continuing Education Credit

Accreditation statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity is planned and implemented by the HealthPartners Institute and TRIA Orthopaedic Center. HealthPartners is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education.

American Medical Association (AMA)

HealthPartners is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

HealthPartners Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.  In order to receive credit, participants must attend at least one full session and submit a participant tracking sheet and evaluation form before leaving. Participants can only claim the hours they were actually in attendance for CME credit. Statements of Participation will be emailed within 6-8 weeks following the program.


Acknowledgement of Support

TRIA Orthopaedic Center would like to extend our thanks to our industry support partners for the 2019 conference:

Platinum Level:

  • Arthrex
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation 

Gold Level:

  • Amgen
  • Bioventus, LLC
  • Competitive Edge Medical
  • DJO Global
  • Flexion Therapeutics
  • Neu Medical
  • Stryker
  • Vericel Corporation
  • Zimmer Biomet Davis

Silver Level:

  • Regentis Biomaterials, LTD


23rd Annual TRIA Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Conference |  

Hockey: Keeping Player Safety in Check – February 7-8, 2020

6:45 7:30 Registration, breakfast, vendors  
7:20 7:30 Welcome Anne Moore, MD
Session 1:     Opening  
7:30 7:50 NHL Injury Data/Epidemiology/Safety Winne Meeuwisse, MD, PhD
Session 2:   Upper Extremity Marc Tompkins, MD
7:50 8:10 Ulnar sided wrist pain (ECU/TFCC) in season/post-season management Jeff Husband, MD
8:10 8:30 In Season Management of Shoulder Instability Jed Kuhn, MD
8:30 8:50 Open vs. Arthro Bankart vs. Latarjet Eric McCarty, MD
8:50 9:10 AC-Clavicle  Jed Kuhn, MD
9:10 9:25 Q&A  
9:25 9:40 Vendors  
Session 3:   Hip Caitlin Chambers, MD
9:40 10:00 Core Muscle/Sports Hernia Mike Brunt, MD 
10:00 10:20 In Season Management of Hip Pain in the 21st Century Mike Terry, MD
10:20 10:40 Hip/Groin Rehab – getting through the season Steve Dischiavi, PT
10:40 10:55 Cartilage Restoration and Return to Play – is it Realistic? Riley Williams, MD
10:55 11:10 Q&A  
11:10 11:25 Break & Vendors  
Session 4:   Emergency Management Breakout Sessions  
11:25 11:45 Airway Ashley Tekippe, MD
11:50 12:10 Pre-Hospital Care for the Spine Injured Athlete Amy Hamilton, ATC
Michael LeVake, NRP
Charles Sloan, III, NRP
12:15 12:35 Dental & Facial Trauma Dave Hamlar, DDS
12:40 13:00 Protecting your Hockey Athlete to Get Through the Season Tony Haeg; Chris Walker, ATC
13:00 14:00 Lunch  
13:15  –  13:45 Lunch Panel: Fireside Chat with Familiar MN Hockey
Keith Ballard; Winny Brodt Brown; Brian Mach; Lou Nanne; Mark Parrish
Session 5:   Non-Surgical Topics Matthew Hofkens, DO
14:00 14:20 Hematology/Coagulopathy in Hockey Dave Olson, MD
14:20 14:40 Youth Hockey & Sports Specialization Heather Bergeson, MD
14:40 15:00 Concussion (CTE/Suicide) Aimee Custer, PhD
15:00 15:15 Q&A  
15:15 15:30 Break & Vendors  
Session 6:   Knee Joel Boyd, MD
15:30 15:50 ACL Plus in the Athlete Eric McCarty, MD
15:50 16:10 Injuries in the Youth Player: More than Just Growing Pains Stephanie Mayer, MD
16:10 16:25 Q&A  
Session 7:   Cases Bradley Nelson, MD
16:25 17:00 Hockey Injuries – what would you do? — to play or not to play Jed Kuhn, MD; Stephanie Mayer, MD; Eric McCarty, MD
17:00     Social and networking reception  


8:00 8:30 Registration, continental breakfast, welcome  
Session 8:  Rehab for the Hockey Player  
8:30 9:10 Concussion Mitch Deets, ATC
Justin Nicol, PT
Session 9:  Clinical Application Labs  
9:25 10:25 Hip Steve Dischiavi, PT 
10:30 11:30 Shoulder Instability Rehab Brian Theisen, PT
11:35 12:35 Lumbar Spine John Bottoms, PT
Chris Walker ATC
12:35     Conclusion  


Thank you for a successful event!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost?

Pricing for the conference is dependent upon your credentials, the days you choose to attend, and when you register.


  • Friday – $475 ($400)
  • Saturday – $300 ($225)
  • Both days – $550 ($475)


  • Friday – $400 ($325)
  • Saturday – $270 ($195)
  • Both days – $450 ($375)

(Register before 1/11/2020 to receive the discounted pricing.)

Why do I need to create an account to register?

By creating an account, we will be able to track your attendance at all TRIA sponsored courses. Please note when creating your account, the email address provided during registration will be used for future log-ins.

What happens if I forget my log-in information?

A forgotten password can be reset within the registration system with the email address that was provided. Please select “Click here for lost password” on the cart log-in page. If you have forgotten the account email address, please contact the TRIA Institute.

What is your refund policy?

Full refunds will be issued for all cancellations received 14 days prior to the scheduled event. Half of the registration fee will be refunded for all cancellations received 7 to 13 days prior to the scheduled event. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received within 6 days of the course. Please allow up to six weeks for delivery of credit card refunds and 90 days for delivery of check refunds. Our preferred method of delivering refunds is by credit card.

Dress for the Friday portion of the conference is business casual.  On Saturday, attendees may wear comfortable clothing to move about in labs.

Thank you for your support!


The fee for an exhibit table in the designated display area at the Hilton Hotel details are below. This area will be open to attendees on February 7th beginning at 6:00am. There will also be a reception immediately following the course on Friday evening. A signed Exhibitor Agreement will be required from all companies who arrange for a display table.

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), there must be a separation of education and promotion within any educational activity that bears AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Also, exhibits must not interfere – or in any way compete with – the learning experience. For those portions of the course eligible for CME credit, the faculty will be in the role of leading the class presentations with an emphasis on medical procedures, approaches, and techniques.

*Please note, our policy states that in order to claim credit, all vendors and attendees must have an individual registration completed for the event.

Exhibitor Level Details and Pricing

Platinum – $1,450.00 – Only three spaces available

  • Sponsor Breakfast, Lunch or Social
  • Exhibit booth with preferred location
  • Three representatives included
  • Listed on conference website with link to company website
  • Listed in on-site brochure
  • Listing on signage at venue

Gold – $1,150

  • Exhibit booth
  • Two representatives included
  • Listed on conference website
  • Listed in on-site brochure
  • Listing on signage at venue

Silver – $850

  • Listed on conference website
  • Listed in on-site brochure
  • Listing on signage at venue
  • This level does not contain a booth

Bronze – $550

  • Listed in on-site brochure
  • Listing on signage at venue
  • This level does not contain a booth

Supporting Partner – Supply Donation or Giveaway Item

Company will donate supplies for the hands on labs or Giveaway items to be drawn during the conference.

  • Listed in on-site brochure
  • Listing on signage at venue

(Register before 1/11/2020 to receive the discounted pricing.)

Educational Grants

The ACCME guidelines and Standards for Commercial Support will be applied to all matters related to the course design, development, and delivery. A signed Letter of Agreement (LOA) is required for all companies who elect to provide an educational grant to the course. The LOA spells out the necessary requirements for purposes of accreditation. If you have any questions about the opportunities outlined or wish to exhibit at the conference, please contact the TRIA Institute at (952) 806-5603 or Institute@TRIA.com


A block of rooms have been reserved for February 7-8, 2020 The special room rate of $124 per night will be available until January 6th, 2020 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. 


Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
3900 American Blvd. West,
Bloomington, MN

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