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 2018-2019 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 Patellofemoral Lecture & Workshop Session

Why Attend the 2019 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 and Orthobiologics
  • Reduced Registration Fees
  • Ultrasound Workshop
  • NEW! Optional Patellofemoral Lecture & Workshop Session

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 Patellofemoral Lecture & Workshop Session

The session will be held the morning of Friday, January 18. It will include lectures and cadaver demonstrations on patellofemoral surgical techniques 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 18, 2019.

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.

2019 Winners:
Jaime Palos MD, MMSc MEXICO
Weili Fu MD, PhD CHINA
Radoslaw Grabowski MD POLAND

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