The new 2020 BSATSMC Program has been posted! Go to Conference Information and Click on "Conference Program Schedule"



The 2020 BSATSMC will be February 2nd -6th, 2020

2020 Program Highlights:  “This may be the best Concussion Day programming yet!” Jeff Kutcher MD.  Upper Extremity Orthopedic Injuries to the Shoulder… SLAP Lesions, repair, replace, rehab? Other timely topics: Blood Flow Restriction Therapy, Manual Medicine, Biologics, Patella Stability, Throwing Injuries and more.
Update on BSATSMC Housing at Big Sky Resort:

The BSATSMC housing block is about used up.  However, arrangements have been made to secure more housing, remember to inform the reservationist that you are with the BSATSMC. In addition to the two hotels, Summit and Huntley, there are the Shoshone and, Stillwater condos,  the Village Center Studios and the Cabins on Powder Ridge.

While some of these properties may be cost prohibited for one person, the BSATSMC is able to connect singles into finding roommates.  This is done by notifying those who have registered that there is interest in someone who wants to share costs.  Email to help find a roommate, please specify sex of roommate requested.

Credentialing Approval:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Credit amount subject to change.  

Interprofessional Continuing Education

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 28.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.


Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 28.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Athletic Trainers:

Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference (BOC AP# P8417) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 28.25 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. The provider number for 2020 Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference is P8417.

Physicians/Physical Therapists/Physician Assistants and other Allied Health Personnel: 

In support of improving patient care, this activity is approved, and will be implemented by the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and the Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference.

Registration Fee of $100:

Registration Fee of only $100 is possible because of the strong contributions of our sponsors.However, those who have limited finances should request a Registration Fee Waiver.    Refunds will be given to anyone who registers and pays but is unable to attend.

Lift Tickets, Equipment Rentals and Base Camp Activities: 

***Please note: Group Discounts for both Lift Tickets and Basecamp Activities are ONLY offered online and in advance.  These two discounts will not be offered onsite.  

Lift Tickets: Please utilize the following link for discounted lift tickets,

Rental Equipment: Please utilize the attached Group Rental instructions.

Basecamp Activities: Please follow the attached instructions and utilize your group promo code, W19activityJP , to receive your discount.

Tell the attendants you are with the BSATSMC and want the discounted rental rates as follows:

  • $37 Standard Ski/Board Package
  • $51 High Performance Ski/Board Package
  • $65 Demo Ski/Board only
  • $76 Demo Ski/Board Package
  • $26 Children’s (ages 6 and under)
  • $32 Junior (ages 7-14)
Non-Discrimination Statement:

The Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference (BSATSMC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age.  The BSATSMC is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

Highlights of 2020 Program

  • Sunday, February 2nd:
    • Morning program  begins with selected presentations 
    • Super Bowl Party and Reception, 4:00 pm, open to all families and friends
  • Monday, February 3rd:
    • Sponsored Scientific Presentations
    • Selected Professional Presentations
    • Sponsor’s Reception, attendees encouraged to participate
  • Tuesday, February 4th:
    • Concussion Updates
  • Wednesday, February 5th:
    • Orthopedic Day Presentations
  • Thursday, February 6th:
    • Orthopedic and Selected Professional Presentations

Please go to “Conference Information” and select “Conference Schedule” for detailed programming.


Registrations are now being accepted!

Information on presenting at the 2020 Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference

This meeting is intended to be a free communication among interested Sports Medicine professionals. Most attendees will be Athletic Trainers, Allied Medicine Professionals and Physicians.

Requests to present at the 2020 BSATSMC are no longer being reviewed by the Planning Committee.  Please consider the 2021BSATSMC if interest in presenting new research, case studies, or a major literature review for next year.

Unfortunately at this time there will be no stipends or travel reimbursement given for speakers who present.  For further questions, please contact Jeffrey Monroe at

Final Poster presentations are now due January 10th, 2020

Increased sponsorship has allowed the BSATSMC to now cover the printing and production costs for poster presentations.  Details on poster format and posting are available from Jeffrey Monroe at  It is imperative that you have notified the BSATSMC of your intentions by December 1st with an abstract of your presentation. Original research is encouraged in Concussions and related Athletic Training Domains.

More Details on Poster Presentations:

  • Deadline for Abstracts for Posters will be December 15th, 2019
    • Upon receipt of the abstract, the Planning Committee will determine its’ acceptance.
    • Concussion posters are encouraged, along with significant case studies, all topics are welcome.
    • Once approved, final poster is to be submitted by January 10th, 2020, for processing at the Printers.
    • Even though the BSATSMC will pay for all printing costs and shipping to Big Sky,  posters may be taken by the author after Tuesday, February 4th.
    • Regular updates on all poster presentation submissions will be via email throughout December.
    • Questions should be directed to: Jeffrey S Monroe at
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