16-19 October 2024 | MCG

PD Events for Sports Doctors

Explore our professional development events relevant to the multidisciplinary interests and needs of sports doctors. SMA Sports Doctor members receive discounted or complimentary registration.

These events are designed to support and extend ongoing professional knowledge and skills development, and certificates are sent to everyone who attends our live events to claim CPD hours where relevant.

Upcoming Events


In-person event

Online event

Hybrid event

July 2024

Point-of-care ultrasound: A sixth sense in sports medicine

Date: 17 July
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST

Explore the fundamentals of point-of-care ultrasound, clinical applications and optimising resources, plus case studies in diagnosing and treating foot and ankle conditions. Learn more

September 2024

Sudden cardiac events in sport: Athlete’s heart, sex differences and prevention of sudden death

Date: 18 September
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST

Explore the concept of electrical, structural and functional cardiac changes associated with intense exercise, and sex differences in sports cardiology. Learn more

Recorded Webinars

Access recorded PD content on the SMA Store. SMA Sports Doctors and Members get 60% off the webinar price.

Navigating diagnostic challenges: A practical approach

Dr Carlee Van Dyk explores of how and when to refer on if the clinical picture doesn’t add up, and history and examination features that assist in differentiating the conditions masquerading as musculoskeletal problems. Visit the store

Thinking beyond the joint: A contemporary understanding of osteoarthritis for the athlete

Associate Professor Tasha Stanton explores the contemporary understanding of osteoarthritis discussing evidence spanning pain science, systematic inflammation, and psychosocial contributors, supporting a need to reconceptualise how we think about osteoarthritis and pain. Visit the store

Managing common hand injuries in sport

Dr Sarah Yong and Ben Cunningham explore how to differentiate between hand injuries that require surgical intervention and those that can be managed conservatively, and gain clarity on the crucial elements of effective hand injury management. Visit the store