The 2018 Micheli Lecture: Psychology of Sport Injury & Rehabilitation

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Date & Location
Sunday, September 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Folkman Auditorium at Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA


The 2018 Micheli Lecture: The Psychology of Sport Injury and Rehabilitation will address the medical, psychosocial, cognitive/behavioral, trauma and pain management needs of injured athletes. 

Experts from orthopedics, sports medicine, sports psychiatry, pain medicine and clinical sports psychology will present interactive lectures and conduct multidisciplinary panels alongside athletes who have faced their injuries, and will discuss their rehabilitative process.

This multifaceted approach to helping athletes is unique to this program and will provide education for physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, sports medicine physicians, orthopedic surgeons, primary care physicians, athletic trainers and sports dietitians.

Topics include: 

  • Coping with Multiple ACL Tears
  • PTSD in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Updates on Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • The Psychology of Being Sidelined
  • Metabolic Injuries (eating disorders, overtraining) and more 

Target Audience

The content of this course is relevant to physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, coaches, athletic directors, and other healthcare professionals that care for injured athletes.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 
  1. Recognize the latest medical updates in treating the ACL and psychological components of the ACL recovery and return to play process.
  2. Assess symptoms of PTSD in Orthopedic Surgery and treat the traumatic aspects of sport injury.
  3. Identify physical and psychological aspects of injury prevention and precursors to sport injury.

Early Bird Rates end August 10, 2018.

Early Bird Rate  Regular Rate
Physician $225.00 $250.00
Psychologists or Psychiatrists $225.00 $250.00
Residents & Fellows $135.00 $150.00
Students* $72.00 $80.00
RN, NP, and PA's $135.00 $150.00
Physical Therapists $135.00 $150.00
Athletic Trainers $90.00 $100.00
Coaches, Athletic Directors, Personal Trainers, and other professionals   $90.00 $100.00

*Undergraduate or full-time graduate students only; institution IDs will be checked at the registration table the morning of the lecture.

Event Parking: Parking will be available at a discounted rate in the Boston Children’s Hospital patient/family garage on the corner of Longwood Ave. and Blackfan Cir. Be sure to get your parking ticket validated at the registration table.

Registration and Refund Information

Registration by credit card can be made at by clicking register button above. For registration by check (draft on a United States bank) please contact to discuss payment. Telephone or fax registration is not accepted. Registration with cash payment is not permitted. Upon receipt of your paid registration, an email confirmation from the Boston Children’s office will be sent to you. Be sure to include an email address that you check frequently. Your email address is used for critical information, including registration confirmation, evaluation and certificate. 

Fifty-percent (50%) refunds will be issued for all cancellations received prior to the start of the course. Refund requests must be received by postal mail, email, or telephone. "No shows" are subject to the full course fee, and no refunds will be issued once the conference has started.


In support of improving patient care, Boston Children's Hospital is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team.


Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME


The American Psychological Association is offering 5.75 continuing education contact hours (CEs). 

Physical Therapists

The APTA of MA approves "The 2018 Micheli Lecture: Psychology of Sports Injury & Rehabilitation" for 5.75 Continuing Education Hours

Athletic Trainers

Children's Sports Medicine Foundation (BOC AP# P3340) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 5.75 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Disclosure Policy

Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children's may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.