The International Sports Medicine Fellows Conference is a unique opportunity for fellows to learn the latest advancements in articular cartilage treatment, restoration and repair while participating in the largest gathering of 2017-2018 orthopaedic sports medicine fellows.

Program Content

Two days with an Optional Half-Day Session:

  • Scientific Papers
  • Panel Discussions
  • Case-Based Presentations
  • Articular Cartilage Repair Hands-On Workshop
  • Ultrasound Diagnostic and Injection Workshop
  • Surgical Demonstrations
  • Optional Hip Arthroscopy Lectures and Workshop

Why Attend the 2018 ISMF Conference

  • Case-Based Interactive Approach
  • Opportunity to interact with world renowned faculty
  • Comprehensive approach to Cartilage Repair
  • Become knowledgeable on topics such as Ultrasound, Orthobiologics and Hip Arthroscopy
  • Reduced Registration Fees
  • Ultrasound Workshop
  • Revised Hip Arthroscopy Session and Workshop

Cadaver Workshops & Demonstrations

The Cadaver workshops will include techniques in cartilage restoration and repair, orthobiologics, Carticel®, osteochondral autografts and allografts.

Ultrasound Workshop

The Ultrasound Workshop will focus on diagnostic and injection techniques PRP and Stem Cells.

Optional Half-Day Hip Arthroscopy Session

The Friday morning session features a Hip Arthroscopy Lecture Session as well as cadaver demonstrations on hip arthroscopy by expert surgeons. An additional registration fee applies.

Welcome Reception

Meeting attendees are invited to enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while meeting new colleagues and interacting with faculty on Friday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30PM.

International Sports Medicine Fellows Conference Scholarship

The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine is pleased to offer the opportunity for three international sports medicine fellows to attend the ISMF Conference. This scholarship is intended to promote better understanding and communication regarding injuries or conditions as related to sports medicine.

2018 Winners:
Umile Giuseppe Longo, MD, MSc, PhD ITALY
Kanto Nagai, MD, PhD JAPAN
Bujar Shabani, PhD ALBANIA

2017 Winners:
Adam Kwapisz, MD, PhD POLAND
Herve Ouanezar, MD FRANCE
Kazunori Shimomura, MD, PhD JAPAN

2016 Winners:
Ignacio Alonso Hidalgo, MD - Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Manit Arora, BMedSc, MBBS, MSc, MS Ortho - Chandigarh, INDIA
Karolina Stepien, MD - Warsaw, POLAND