UAB Sports & Exercise Medicine is excited to present the first annual Robert A. Ferguson Endowed Lecture Series: A Conference on Running Medicine

Join us to learn more about optimizing performance, advances and research in running medicine and avoiding injuries. 


  • Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023

  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Location: UAB Hill Student Center: 1400 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL

This one-day lecture series will feature a keynote address from Karl "Bert" Fields, M.D., a national leader in sports and exercise medicine, as well as panel discussions, breakout sessions and lectures with UAB Sports and Exercise Medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and sports performance coaches. These sessions will discuss optimizing performance, avoiding injury, new research in running medicine, nutrition, mental health and more.fieldsKarl "Bert" Fields, M.D.

Who Should Join:

Birmingham has a thriving running community and this conference is designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in running, ranging from runners, athletes and coaches to healthcare providers, athletic trainers, physical therapists and more. There will be something for everyone!

Continuing education (CEUs) will be available. Please review the learning objectives here.

Register Now:

Registration information for the 2024 conference is coming soon.

Register here!