Inaugural Sports Medicine Grand Rounds (Cooperman Barnabas)

1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1 CEU Credit for Athletic Trainers

Key Note Speaker: Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Dr. Anthony Romeo is one of the nation’s leading orthopaedic surgeons specializing in the management and surgical treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. Dr. Romeo is one of the few members of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS) on the MLB Baseball elbow and shoulder research committees. He also worked with Dr. Chris Ahmad to initiate a new, state-of-the-art baseball meeting, Baseball Sports Medicine: Game-Changing Concept. In February of 2016, he was the proud recipient of the James Andrews Baseball Medicine Award, which recognizes all that he has done and will continue to do for baseball medicine. Dr. Anthony Romeo has been selected for the Best Doctors in America, as well as being named one of the top physicians in Chicago by Chicago Magazine.

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Supportive Panel

  • Jason Krystofiak, MD, CAQSM, Primary Care Sports Medicine, RWJBarnabas Health; Medical Director of Sports Medicine, Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center; Medical Director, The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes; Assistant Team Physician, Rutgers Athletics; Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers-RWJMS
  • John Feldman, MD, Sports and Orthopedic Medicine; Team Orthopedic, New Jersey City University (NJCU)
  • Humaira Ashraf, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Team Physician, Newark Public Schools; Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers NJMS
  • Puja Desai, PT, DPT, Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  •  Alexis Ayala, ATC, Team Athletic Trainer, Somerset Patriots

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the factors that influence injury, recovery rate, and rehabilitation for elbow pain in baseball athletes.
  • Describe the methods for surgical treatment of elbow pain in baseball athletes in both the collegiate and professional level.
  • Describe common complications with elbow pain and injury post-surgically.
  • Apply appropriate return to play guidelines and sports considerations following COVID-19.

Target Audience: Physicians, Residents, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, and other Healthcare Professionals


AMA Credit Designation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s) apply to this program.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing educational activity.

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Provider ID P10032. The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.