The 2020 UBMD Sports Medicine Symposium will be offered virtually this year, tomorrow from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Topics to be addressed include:

Emergency Action Plans

Mental Health for ATCs

Mental Health in the NYSPHSAA

Secondary School Mental Health

Collegiate Sports Psychology

Returning to Sports: The Importance of Mental Health and Emotional Well Being


Focus: Mental Health and Sports Psychology 

Target Audience: Athletic Trainers and/or every other credentialed health care and/or wellness provider. 

Attendees earn 5.0 BOC CEUs for participation. 

This year’s speakers include: Tony Surace, M.Ed., ATC,Scott Dinse, PT, ATCMerle Cortellucci, ATC and Nikki Rakoski, ATC, Elizabeth Botzer, PhD., Kellie Peiper, MEd, Sports Psychologyand Daniel Antoinious, PhD

For the full agenda click here to visit: 
The 2020 ATC Symposium Event Page 

Join members of the UB Sports Law community in attending this special presentation!

The registration link can be found here:






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Helen A. “Nellie” Drew is an expert in sports law, including professional and amateur sports issues ranging from NCAA compliance and Title IX matters to facility construction, discipline of professional athletes, collective bargaining and franchise issues. Drew formerly served as an officer and in-house counsel to the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, after previously working as outside counsel to the Sabres and the NHL. Among her more interesting experiences were assisting former USSR superstar Alexander Mogilny in obtaining asylum status in the U.S. and working on multiple NHL expansions, including San Jose, Ottawa, Florida and Tampa Bay.
Drew teaches a variety of courses that incorporate topics such as drug testing in professional sports and professional player contract negotiation and arbitration. She is especially interested in the evolving research and litigation concerning concussions in both amateur and professional sports.

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