Important news announced today about the Ironman World Championship that affects the Ironman Sports Medicine Conference.
To ensure the health and well being of all concerned, the World Triathlete Corporation announced today that the Ironman World Championship 2020 race date will be moved to February 6, 2021 in Kailua- Kona, Hawaii. As such, the 2020 Ironman Sports Medicine Conference date will also be moved and will take place January 31- February 4, 2021 at the Royal Kona Resort.
Two Ironman World Championships in 2021
As a result of the 2020 date change, there will be two Ironman World Championships in the calendar year 2021, and two Ironman Sports Medicine Conferences.
Learn from the most respected physicians in Sports Medicine.
Allen Sills, MD Chief Medical Office to the NFL.
Earn up to 4 hours CME when you volunteer to be a part of the Ironman Medical Tent
Earn up to 24 hours AAFP CME Credit
Each year we offer a chance for attendees to enter a drawing to win a chance for a race slot for the following year's Ironman World Championship
2006 Ironman World Champion
Ironman Hall of Fame
Here what attendees and faculty have to say about the conference
Join us for the 32nd Annual Ironman® Sports Medicine Conference – a must-attend event for medical professionals with an interest in Primary Care/Sports Medicine and treating endurance athletes at all levels.
The Ironman® Sports Medicine Conference is a non-profit, accredited annual five-day Continuing Medical Education event for medical professionals with an interest in sports medicine and treating endurance athletes at all levels. The conference is the only authorized Ironman®sanctioned sports medicine conference.
Who Should Attend?
The conference provides CME for physicians from the fields of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, PM&R and Orthopedics as well as Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Exercise Scientists and others who care for athletes and/or patients who engage in regular athletic activity.
24 Hours AAFP CME Credits ( 20 hours classroom, 4 hours if you volunteer in the Medical Tent on race day.
The purpose of this course is to present cutting-edge information in the areas of sports medicine, exercise science and common sports related injury and illness that family physicians can directly apply to the care of their active and athletic patients. At the conclusion of the course, participants will be invited to apply lessons learned to the care of athletes competing in the Ironman® World Triathlon Championships as volunteers in the Ironman® Medical tent. They will be allowed to volunteer for 4 hours in the tent under the direct supervision of the Ironman® Conference Faculty. This 4-hour “mini-internship” allows the participant to see hands on application of the material learned in the course.
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