The Arizona Sports Medicine Society (AZSMS) is a member-based trade organization serving professionals dedicated to education and continual learning within the field of sports medicine. Founded in 2007, the AZSMS is comprised of primary care physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, coaches and other community members whose goal is to participate in a forum that provides evidence-based medical information and networking opportunities.

AZSMS offers educational forums, conferences and events in Arizona. Through monthly meetings, AZSMS provides CEU and CME credits presented by experts in their field. In addition to educational opportunities, members can take advantage of networking events, group discounts, physician interaction and other resources.

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Upcoming Lecture

Eric S Bowman, DO
Eric S Bowman, DO, is a Pediatric Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician and a member of the Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics team at Phoenix Children's Hospital. Dr Bowman specializes in non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, and concussion management. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Sports Medicine by the AAP. Dr Bowman received his undergraduate degree from Capital University, in Columbus, Ohio and then went on to obtain his osteopathic medical degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in sports medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. As an osteopathic physician, Dr Bowman incorporates manual treatments (OMT) as a part of his treatment protocol of patients. He has a passion for teaching medical trainees and families.

Dr Bowman is from Ohio originally and has been involved in sports his entire life. He has been an active baseball umpire for the past 20 years, has covered high school and collegiate sporting events and continues to enjoy running half marathons with his wife. His passion for young athletes and their overall well-being is what has driven him in his continued work with youth sports.



February 2nd

6:30am - 7:30am


MapPhoenix Children’s Hospital


Contact Hours/CEU




Medical Program Director

John A Kearney Jr., MD
is a board certified and fellowship-trained specialist in non-surgical, rehabilitative, and medical aspects of sports medicine. He is highly skilled in non-operative treatment options and rehabilitative principles for most musculoskeletal problems and injuries. He works alongside CORE surgeons to ensure that both non-surgical and surgical care is optimized.

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