Our virtual Spring Symposium 2022 will take place on 21st April 2022, on the topic of "Shoulder & Elbow Injuries in Sport".  This event will run in collaboration with University College Cork, and will take place from 5.30pm-8.30pm.

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Session 1         Chair:   Dr Ciaran Cosgrave

5.30pm              Welcome & Introduction – Dr Ciaran Cosgrave

5.35pm              Non-surgical management of shoulder and elbow injuries in boxing – Prof Eanna Falvey, Consultant Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician, CMO World Rugby

5.55pm              Image guided interventions for shoulder and elbow injuries – Dr Nina Marshall, Radiologist, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork

6.15pm              Surgical management of elbow injuries in sport – Mr Diarmuid Molony, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Surgery Clinic, Santry

6.35pm               Q & A Session

6.50pm               Break

Session 2         Chair:   Dr Mark Matthews

7.00pm              Undergraduate/Postgraduate Students (x5)

7.25pm             Break

Session 3       Chair:  Ms Orla Duggan

7.35pm             Rehab considerations for elbow injuries in Rugby – Mr Chris McNicholl, Lead Physiotherapist, Ulster Rugby

7.55pm             A new approach to shoulder rehab in sport – Ms Edel Fanning, Lead Shoulder Physiotherapist, Sports Surgery Clinic, Santry

8.15pm             Q & A Session

8.30pm             Closing Remarks – Dr Ciaran Cosgrave


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Cost: FSEM Fellows & Members - €30.00, non FSEM Fellows & Members - €35.00

Sessions are open to FSEM Fellows and Members, Doctors in all specialties, Physiotherapists, Athletic Therapists, Sport/Exercise Scientists, Nurses, Paramedics, and Allied Healthcare Professionals with an interest in Sports and Exercise Medicine. Undergraduate & post graduate students in relevant disciplines are also welcomed to attend.


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Click HERE for Call for Abstracts.  Abstracts to be submitted by close of business, Tuesday 5th April, 2022.  Registration is required for submission.

CPD approval: 5 external CPD credits awarded by FSEM

For further information please contact Faculty office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Annemarie directly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01 402 2382.

We are proud to announce that we have partnered again with Medcafe for IT support, for delivery of webinar to maximum professional standard. 

This event will be live/recording will be available afterwards via Medcafe.




Previous Spring Study Days:

2021 - in collaboration with Ulster University

2019 - in collaboration with Athlone IT

2018 - in collaboration with UL

2017 - in collaboration with UCD

2016 - in collaboration with DCU

2015 - in collaboration with UCC

2014 - in collaboration with RCSI

2013 - in collaboration with TCD