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June 4, 2022

Hughston Foundation, Columbus, GA 

The 2022 GATA Annual Meeting and Symposium will be held on June 4 at the Hughston Foundation in Columbus, GA.  This year’s symposium provides attendees important educational opportunities, business meeting, a social, and networking opportunities. 

The program is intended to provide entry-level and experienced Athletic Trainers opportunities to learn new skills and techniques on a variety of sports medicine related topics, as well as gain knowledge on issues important to the practice of athletic healthcare. 

Topics of Learning (Updated as Schedule Finalizes):

  1. Concussion Management
  2. Eating Disorders
  3. Hip Injuries
  4. Management of Health Conditions in Physically Active Populations

Target Audience: All Athletic Trainers

CEU Credits: Attending the entire conference will include 8-10+ Category A CEUs.

Registration:  Discounted Early Registration rates start at $80 for certified members and $25 for students.  Early Registration discounts end May 23, 2022. 

    Cancellation/Refund policy: Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to GATA Treasurer to qualify for refund. Cancellation request received two (2) weeks prior to the start of the scheduled meeting = full refund minus $5 processing fee. Cancellation request received one (1) week prior to start of scheduled meeting = 50% refund. Cancellation request received <7 days prior to start of the meeting = No refund. 

    Hotel Partner:  LaQuinta Inn and Suites Columbus North

    (Call the hotel for special GATA rate of $85/night +tax: 706-225-1000)

    Saturday, June 4th
    7:00 AM Registration Opens  
    7:45 AM Welcome GATA President Jared Sandler
    8:00 AM Derek Woessner, MD Concussions and Mental Health with qEEG demo
    9:15 AM Dominic Carreira, MD Athletic Hip Injuries
    10:15 AM GATA Business Meeting GATA Committee Chairs
    10:45 AM Ross Brakeville, DPT Knee Valgus – Villain or Hero?
    11:45 AM Break / Exhibitors
    12:00 Awards Luncheon
    1:30 PM Keynote: Chad Asplund, MD How Athletic Medicine Should Be Reimagined
    2:30 PM Andy Grubbs How to Avoid Lawyers
    3:30 PM Break / Exhibitors
    3:45 PM Hooton Foundation Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances: The Pressure to Perform
    4:45 PM Benton Emblom, MD Sports Hernia
    5:45 PM Randall Murphy, MD ACL Reconstruction Techniques with Cadaver Demo
    6:45 PM Gatorade Presentation  
    7:15 PM Adjourn

    GATA Social     Featuring  DJ BlacRob

     Hughston Foundation
    Sunday, June 5th
     GATA Golf OutingContact Andy Grubbs for Details

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