Michael Ross, MD to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference

Posted on June 26, 2012 by hwoodhull

Michael Ross, MD

Dr. Ross is a sports medicine physician who has been the team physician for numerous professional cycling teams as well as the race doctor for the Philly Week series of races. He is currently runs the Performance Lab, a sports medicine and exercise testing facility in Philadelphia.

Aaron Liddell, DMD, MD to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference

Posted on June 15, 2012 by hwoodhull

Aaron Liddell DMD, MD

Dr. Aaron Liddell is a member of numerous facial trauma panels covering trauma centers across the Front Range of the Rockies in Denver, Colorado. He has a particular interest in jaw fracture patterns as they pertain to cycling. He grew up a competitive mountain bike racer, and in 1994 competed for the United States in the UCI World Mountain Bike Championships. He took a 15 year hiatus from the bike and attended both dental and medical school, and completed a residency with heavy emphasis in facial trauma and reconstruction.

John Tannyhill MD to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference

Posted on June 15, 2012 by hwoodhull

John Tannyhill, MD

John Tannyhill, MD is a Maxillofacial Surgeon in Centennial, CO.  He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his surgical residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  He has worked as a Team Surgeon for the NBA Denver Nuggets and NHL Colorado Avalanche for several years.  Dr. Tannyhill has a particular interest in sports medicine and the management of traumatic facial injuries in the competitive athlete.

USA Cycling Development Foundation creates “Adventure” for USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Posted on May 31, 2012 by mabramson

USA Pro Challenge Adventure – An Invitation to the Medicine in Cycling Attendees

Join us for four days of fully supported Colorado high country riding on the USA Pro Challenge courses.  250 miles, 16,000 ft. of climbing and live stage finish viewing each day from the best seats in the VIP areas, all prior to the Medicine in Cycling conference in Colorado Springs. Contact Steve McCauley, Director of Development, for more information or to book your adventure: 719-434-4260 or smccauley at usacycling dot org.


Sunday, August 19 – Arrival in Telluride or Montrose    

Arrange your flights into Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) or Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)

Telluride Regional Airport
1500 Last Dollar Road
Telluride, CO 81435Phone: (970) 728-8600Fax: (970) 728-0178www.tellurideairport.com
Montrose Regional Airport2100 Airport RoadMontrose, CO 81401.Phone:(970) 249-3203

Fax: (970) 249-2808



We will work with individual guests to arrange transports from the airports to the hotel Telluride.  Rooms are reserved at the New Sheridan Hotel.


New Sheridan Hotel

231 West Colorado Avenue

Telluride, CO  81435

(970) 920-4600


Monday, August 20 - Stage 1 - Durango to Telluride

7:00 AM               Breakfast in the hotel New Sheridan

8:00 AM               Transport onto the course for a ride back to the finish

12:00 PM             Showers and lunch at the hotel

1:30 PM                Live stage viewing from the VIP area with finish around 4:00

6:00 PM                Drinks and Dinner


Tuesday, August 21 - Stage 2 - Montrose to Crested Butte

6:00 AM               Breakfast in the New Sheridan

7:00 AM               Have bags packed and ready for transport to Aspen.  Transport to ride drop on Stage 2 course outside of Montrose.  Ride to Mt. Crested Butte, shower and live viewing from VIP area.

2:00 PM                View the finish from VIP stage area.

4:30 PM                Transport to airport for Aspen shuttle.

6:30 PM                Approximate arrival time to Aspen, ground transportation to hotel is provided.

Check in at The Little Nell Hotel for 2 nights.

The Little Nell

675 E Durante Avenue

Aspen, CO  81611

Phone: (970)-920-4600

7:30PM                 Dinner TBD

Wednesday, August 22 - Stage 3 – Gunnison to Aspen

7:00 AM               Breakfast at the Little Nell

8:00 AM               Ride Independence Pass

12:00 PM             Showers and lunch at hotel

2:00 PM                View finish from VIP stage area in Aspen

6:00 PM                Drinks and dinner TBD


Thursday, August 23 - Stage 4 – Aspen to Beaver Creek

6:00 AM               Breakfast at the hotel Little Nell

7:30 AM               Have bags packed and ready for transport to Ritz Carlton.  Depart for Beaver Creek, either on the bike or shuttle drop in Twin Lakes – snacks on the bike

1:00 PM                Check in to Ritz Carlton Hotel Bachelor Gulch, showers

2:30 PM                View finish from VIP stage area in Beaver Creek


The Ritz Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

130 Daybreak Ridge

P.O. Box 9190

Avon, Colorado 81620 USA

Phone: (970) 748-6200

Fax: (970) 343-1070


6:00 PM                Farewell dinner at Spago in the hotel or transport to Colorado Springs

Friday, August 24 (Stage 5 – Breckenridge to Colorado Springs)

7:00-10:00 AM   Breakfast at the Ritz Carlton

7:00-10:00 AM   Transports to Eagle/Vail Airport

Eagle Vail Airport/Vail Valley Jet Center

871 Cooley Mesa Road

Gypsum, Colorado 81637

Phone: (970) ­524-7700

Fax: (970) 524-7746   http://www.eaglevailairport.com/airline-information/


This event includes follow cars, mechanic, meals, massage, VIP passes for each stage finish, luggage and bike shuttles. Shuttles to Colorado Springs on Thursday evening after the Beaver Creek finish will be available.       

Medicine of Cycling Founders Present Poster at UCSF Education Day

Posted on May 2, 2012 by hwoodhull

Anna Abramson, MD at UCSF Education Day

Founders of Medicine of Cycling Conference, Drs. Anna Abramson, James Watkins, and Mr. Mark Abramson, presented a poster for UCSF Education Day describing their curricular planning structure for their work in cycling medical education.

Paul Abramson MD to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference

Posted on May 2, 2012 by hwoodhull

Paul Abramson, MD

Paul Abramson MD is a physician in private practice in San Francisco, founder of My Doctor Medical Group, Clinical Faculty at UCSF School of Medicine, and an engineer trained at Stanford. His specialties include adult medicine, hospital medicine, addiction medicine, self-tracking, housecall medicine and travel medicine. He also worked with Andrew Weil MD and completed a senior fellowship with the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine in Tucson. Dr. Abramson rode with the Stanford Cycling Team during his undergraduate years and has an active interest in sports medicine.

Margarita Sevilla, MD to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference

Posted on May 2, 2012 by hwoodhull


Margarita Sevilla, MD

Margarita Sevilla, MD is a primary care sports medicine specialist. She is the medical director for the Lifetime Minneapolis triathlon and all the Lifetime Athletic events in MN including two bike races. She is also part of the medical team at the Hawaii Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii and medical director of the YWCA Women's only triathlon in Minneapolis.  She is also the team physician for a local high school.  Dr. Sevilla is herself a triathlon participant and has completed more than 6 ironman races.

2012 Medicine of Cycling Conference “ Early Bird” discount ends May 2nd – REGISTER NOW AND SAVE

Posted on April 19, 2012 by hwoodhull

Medicine of Cycling Conference fees increase on May 2, 2012

"Early Bird" Physician $399.00 – $449.00 After May 1, 2012
"Early Bird" Allied Health Professional $349.00 - $399.00 After May 1, 2012
"Early Bird" Trainee $199.00 - $225.00 After May 1, 2012

The 2012 CME Medicine of Cycling Conference will be held in Colorado Springs, CO on August 24-26, 2012. This activity is presented by UCSF  Department of Medicine and Medicine of Cycling in collaboration with USA Cycling.

UCSF designated this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  The conference will begin Friday, August 24 with a hand-on Medical Emergencies in Cycling Course (MECC), the Stage 5 finish of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado Springs and an evening welcome reception.  On Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26 we will feature presentations, break-out sessions and panel discussions on topics such as: concussion, nutrition, dermatology, cardiology, sports psychology, rehabilitation, bike fit and more.  Our world class faculty includes: Dr. Tim Berger, Dr. Steven Broglio, Dr. Gloria Cohen, Dr. Michael Giudici, Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, Dr. Claudette Lajam, Monique Ryan, MS, RD and more.  This year’s faculty represents some of the finest academic institutions in America including New York University, UCSF and University of Michigan.  We will also have a presentation from Dr. Matthew Fedoruk of the US Anti-Doping Agency and more special guests.  In addition to conference presentations, we will host a group ride on Saturday afternoon taking participants on a tour of the legendary Garden of the Gods.  Bike rentals are available at Criterium Bicycles- http://criterium.com/. Please call Criterium Bicycles at 719 599 0149 to reserve a bike in advance.  We will also hold a group dinner at Marigold Café and Bakery on Saturday evening.




Attendees can reserve rooms for $75.00/night at the HYATT house Colorado Springs.  The group rate includes a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and free internet access.  Attendees have until July 20, 2012 to receive this rate.  Rooms are limited to a certain number and may be filled prior to the cut-off date, so make your reservations early to avoid unavailability or a rate change.  To reserve a room, please click on the link below or call the hotel at 719-268-9990 and ask for the Medicine of Cycling group code G-MDCY.



Medicine of Cycling co-founder Mark Abramson interviewed for @DigMyData interview series.

Posted on March 2, 2012 by hwoodhull

Medicine of Cycling co-founder Mark Abramson was interviewed last week for the DigMyData interview series.  The DigMyData interview series reaches out to small business owners to learn more about their company and how they measure success and failure.  Please click here -  http://www.digmydata.com/blogs/interview-with-medicine-of-cycling-founder-mark-abramson/- to learn more about Mark Abramson and Medicine of Cycling.

Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling Conference

Posted on March 2, 2012 by hwoodhull

Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN

Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, is the owner of Personal Nutrition Designs, LLC - www.moniqueryan.com –based in the Chicagoland area.  She has over 25 years of sports nutrition experience working with endurance athletes competing at age-group, elite and professional levels. She is currently the sports dietitian for Team Type 1.  In the past, she has consulted with several cycling teams including the Saturn Cycling Team and the Volvo-Cannondale Mountain Bike Team. Monique was a member of the Performance Enhancement Teams for USA Triathlon and USA Cycling (Women's Road Team) leading up to the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Monique is the author of "Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes," (3rd edition, VeloPress) and was a regular contributor to VeloNews-The Journal of Competitive Cycling from 1991 to 2010. She is a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics.