State of Play: Sports in the COVID Crisis

Webinar Recorded September 23, 2020


An update on return to play during the COVID pandemic.

Amid continued uncertainty about a safe return to youth and collegiate sports, experts from Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian have been helping shape the guidelines used by professionals and elite college programs. This webinar is designed to provide parents, coaches, athletes, and medical providers with the latest updates on return to play (RTP) policies, health and safety guidelines for returning to sport after COVID infection, practical experience gained from the Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer experience – and provide an opportunity for an interactive Q&A session with the experts.

Speakers & Agenda

  • Return to School/Play Policy Updates

    • Andrea Happli, MS, ATC, OPA-C
    Portrait of Andrea Happli, ATC
  • Cardiology Guidelines for RTP After COVID Infection

    • David Engel, MD
    Portrait of Dr. David Engle
  • Pulmonary Concerns and Activity Ramp-Up: Post Infection RTP

    • Morgan Busko, MD
  • Pearls and Pitfalls of RTP in the COVID Universe: MLS/MLB Experience

    • Christopher Ahmad, MD
  • Moderator

    • Thomas Bottiglieri, DO