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Over the past 18 years, this meeting has evolved its curriculum to deliver timely, relevant education as it relates to sports medicine and hip and knee arthroplasty and has expanded its reach globally with collaboration between the Insall Scott Kelly Institute and the European Knee Society. Below are highlights for the 2017 Congress:
This conference focuses on the practical applications of hockey medicine across all ages. It addresses the safety, health issues, injuries and treatment surrounding the sport of hockey with application to youth, collegiate, recreational and professional players. The program is geared towards educating on the safety, etiology and treatment of hockey related injuries. Case studies are used throughout the conference to demonstrate the clinical implications of what has been presented in each of the lectures.
Dr. Jazrawi, Chief of Sports Medicine at NYU Langone Orthopedics, was recently interviewed by U.S. News and World Report for an article on cell therapies in sports medicine. The full article, “Stem Cells May Hold the Fix,” was printed in the latest 'Best Hospitals' issue of U.S. News and World Report.
At the 16th Annual Dean’s Honors Day held in Farkas Auditorium, Dr. Jazrawi was promoted to Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine. This is in recognition of his distinguished accomplishments and profound contributions to the community of scholars in fulfilling the mission of the school during his time as Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery.
A torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the most common knee injuries. Approximately 200,000 Americans experience a torn ACL each year, and more than half undergo surgical repairs. Now, researchers have developed a model to show that a newer surgical technique results in a stronger, more natural ACL repair.