April 17, 2016 1 Comment
I’m in Dallas for the annual American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) scientific conference, and I would typically be sharing a photo of the town in this post. There is the small problem of a veritable tsunami of rain doing its best to keep me indoors.
I have no complaints.
AMSSM is celebrating its 25th year, and it has every reason to pat itself on the back. The conference it’s putting on right now (hashtag: #AMSSM16) is so well put together that I am quite happy I do not have a pleasant, sunny day tempting me to head outdoors. I’d much rather be inside catching all the proceedings.
Among the especially interesting aspects of the conference are the research and case study abstracts being presented both in poster-form and as podium lectures. Our on-line version of the March 2016 issue has these abstracts available and there is some very interesting sports medicine information to be found there. I am actually presenting a case on spinal muscular atrophy in a high school runner later this afternoon, and I’ve been listening to some other very interesting talks all through the day.
The keynote talks are emphasizing the all-important value of collegiality in our profession, and I couldn’t agree more. Read more of this post