The 2017 AMSSM Exchange Lecture will be presented by Jeffrey Bytomski, MD. Dr. Bytomski has been the Head Medical Team Physician at Duke University since 2003. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a family medicine residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital. He then moved on to Duke University where he completed his Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2002 and then stayed on as faculty there. He has also been involved with USA Basketball covering their men’s and women’s teams in various World Championships. Dr. Bytomski is also a member of the NFLPA Mackey-White MTBI Committee as the NCAA Liaison. He is also the President of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.

Doping within sports is ubiquitous at all levels, from high school to Olympic sports as athletes are always trying to gain a competitive advantage over their peers. This session will overview different doping methods, their advantages and side effects, and testing involved to detect athletes who may be using illegal substances in their sport.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand different doping substances and techniques.
  • Know advantages and dangers of each doping practice.
  • Understand detection practices.