HOPE Sports and Performance Meeting

  • 11 Apr 2019
  • 5:30 PM
  • Stan Sheriff Center, UH Manoa campus, Ed Wong Hospitality Room Basement Level of Stan Sheriff below ticket offices

Aloha Hawaii Sports Practitioners,


                The HOPE sports and performance meeting, in honor of the late Allen Richardson, is coming up!  This meeting is all about getting to hear your talented colleagues and learning about sports medicine and performance topics.  HOPE (Hawaii Orthopaedic and Performance Education) is a nonprofit entity designed to bring Hawaii sports practitioners together for free food, fun, education, CME and giving back to the community we live and thrive in.  This event typically lasts for 2 hours and up to 2 CME credits are available per meeting (accrediting body JABSOM HCCME Consortium).  You are welcome to stay, eat and leave as you have time for.


                What’s new…ATC continuing education credits will be available.  We also have a new website: HopeSportsHawaii.org so visit us for more information on HOPE!


                Meeting at a Glance:

                *      Where:  Stan Sheriff Center, UH Manoa campus, Ed Wong Hospitality Room

                          Basement Level of Stan Sheriff below ticket offices

                *      When:  Thursday, April 11th at 5:30 pm dinner with agenda starting at 6 pm

                *      Introduction:  Dr. S. Nicholas Crawford, MD

                *      Special Guest:  Hawaii Athlete to be named

                *      Who/Speakers:

                o   Dr. James Lubowitz, MD – Founding Director, Taos Orthopaedic Institute, Taos, NM.  Head Editor Journal of Arthroscopy – ‘My Experience with the US National Team Medical Coverage’


                o   Ian Santee, MPA – Deputy Director, Emergency Services Department, City and County of Honolulu – ‘EMS Update on Spine Boarding and Event Coverage’


                o   Roundtable Discussion – ‘Repair or Go Home: Update on Meniscus Repairs’

                *  Dr. Spencer Chang, MD – Orthopedic Surgery, Straub Medical Center


                *      Food and Beverages:  Will be provided


                *      Parking:  Will need to pay at the gate ($5 non-refundable fee)


                This meeting is intended for all those involved with the care of Hawaii athletes.  That includes doctors of multiple specialties, nurses, physician assistants, residents, fellows, etc.  If you would like to invite someone else, please reply to this email with his or her info.   This meeting has a strict policy against potential bias.  All rules must be followed regarding sponsorship and disclosures; any questions please feel free to contact me. 


                My wife, Nicole, is the program/nonprofit coordinator for this recurring meeting so any questions please feel free to ask.  You may contact her or me through email:  HOPEsportshawaii@gmail.com < Caution-mailto:HOPEsportshawaii@gmail.com >  < Caution-Caution-mailto:HOPEsportshawaii@gmail.com < Caution-mailto:HOPEsportshawaii@gmail.com >  > .


                HOPE to see you all there!


                S. Nick Crawford, MD

                Orthopaedic Surgeon



                We gratefully acknowledge our Sponsors for their support of this program for the athletic medical community.


                Platinum Level Sponsor:



                Nourishment & Educational Sponsors:                         

                *             FysioTherapie Hawaii

                *             Stryker


                Community Sponsors:






                This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Hawaiʻi Consortium for Continuing Medical Education (HCCME) and Hawaiʻi Orthopaedic Performance Education.  The HCCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


                 The Hawaiʻi Orthopaedic and Performance Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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