Release Date: 10/1/15
Expiration Date: 9/30/2018


Female Body Image
Amanda Kelly, MD
Dr. Kelly reports no financial relationship relevant to this presentation.

Female Athlete Triad: Current Updates
Sean Cupp, MD
Dr. Cupp reports no financial relationship relevant to this presentation.

Concussion and the Female Athlete
Susannah Briskin, MD
Dr. Briskin reports no financial relationship relevant to this presentation.

Planning Committee

James E. Voos, MD
Dr. Voos is a consultant for Stryker and the CME Program has determined there is no conflict of interest.

Michael Salata, MD
Dr. Salata is a consultant for Smith and Nephew Endoscopy and the CME Program has determined there is no conflict of interest to this presentation.

Media: Recorded slides and audio presentation. Supplementary educational materials may include downloads of videos, print materials, slides, or web pages.

To contact the CME Provider: Email Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME at medcme@case.edu

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, participants will be able to:

•Recognize knee injury patterns and treatments for female athletes.

•Manage shoulder instability and internal impingement in the female throwing and overhead athlete.

•Recognize hip and ankle injury patterns and treatments in active females.

•Identify and recognize medical aspects unique to the female athlete.

Accreditation Statement

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Disclosure Statement

The policy of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program (CWRU CME) requires that the Activity Director, planning committee members and all activity faculty (that is, anyone in a position to control the content of the education activity) disclose to the activity participants all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Where disclosures have been made, conflicts of interest, real or apparent, must be resolved. Disclosure will be made to activity participants prior to the commencement of the activity. CWRU CME also requires that faculty make clinical recommendations based on the best available scientific evidence and that faculty identify any discussion of “off-label” or investigational use of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.


To receive a statement of credit for up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM you must:

  1. Review the full content of the recorded session.
  2. Review any supplementary materials provided.
  3. Reflect on the content.
  4. Successfully complete the post-module questions . A score of 75% is required.
  5. Complete the evaluation. 

Your credits will be recorded by the CWRU School of Medicine CME Program and made a part of your cumulative transcript.

Estimated Time to Complete this Educational Activity

This activity is expected to take approximately 1 hour if all modules are done. Timing of individual modules varies.


There is no fee for this program.

Medical Disclaimer
Medicine is an ever-changing science. As new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy are required.  The author has checked with sources believed to be reliable in their efforts to provide information that is complete and generally in accord with the standards accepted at the time of publication.

Although every effort is made to ensure that this material is accurate and up-to-date, it is provided for the convenience of the user and should not be considered definitive.  Neither the author nor the Case School of Medicine nor any other party who has been involved in the preparation or publication of this work warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information.

Learners are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources.  This information should not be construed as personal medical advice and is not intended to replace medical advice offered by physicians.  The Case School of Medicine will not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising here from.


Non-contact ACL injuries in female athletes: an International Olympic Committee current concepts statement:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3920910/

Banke , IJ et al. Combined trochleoplasty and MPFL reconstruction for treatment of chronic patellofemoral instability: a prospective minimum 2-year followup study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Jul 14.

Bitar, AC et al. Traumatic patellar dislocation: nonoperative treatment compared with MPFL reconstruction using patellar tendon.  Am J Sports Med. 2012 Jan;40(1):114-22


Amanda Kelly, MD

Amanda Kelly, MD Division Chief, Pediatric Sports Medicine
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Program Director, Pediatric Sports Medicine
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University of Medicine
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Sean Cupp, MD

Sean Cupp, MD Co-Director, Sports Medicine
UH Case Medical Center
Lead Medical Team Physician
Cleveland Browns
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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Susannah Briskin, MD

Susannah Briskin, MD Division of Pediatric Sports Medicine
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
CWRU School of Medicine
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