Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Named Official Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Partner of the CIF-Los Angeles City Section
New partnership to serve as an injury prevention education platform for the Institute’s newly launched Youth Sports Medicine Program.
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — CIF Sports Properties announced the signing of a three-year partnership with Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, which will serve as the Official Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Partner of the CIF-LA City Section. Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute will lend its expertise in youth sports medicine via virtual webinars, on-site activations at LA City Section Championships, and at various
LA City Section athletic administrator and coaches meetings throughout the athletic year.
“We are thrilled to have Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute as a partner in the Los Angeles City Section,” stated Meaghan Manghera, General Manager of CIF Sports Properties. “The Kerlan-Jobe Institute has an incredible history of working with and providing athletic health and wellness resources to the Los Angeles youth sports community. We are excited to have Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute’s presence and support in the LA City Section, now and for years to come.”
“For more than 100 years, the CIF has maintained a standard of excellence for high school sports by ensuring it provides a fair, safe, and competitive platform for all student-athletes, and we are excited to partner with its Los Angeles City Section to educate parents, coaches, athletic administrators, and student-athletes about injury prevention,” said Carlos Uquillas, M.D., pediatric sports medicine specialist and pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles. “Since our founders opened their doors and now through our partnership with Cedars-Sinai, Kerlan-Jobe remains proudly committed to connecting our elite group of physicians with our served and underserved communities. Our goal: to help prevent and treat minor and major sports conditions and injuries in athletes of every level so they can stay off the sidelines and on the field.”
“With the recent launch of our Youth Sports Medicine Program, this partnership with the CIF-Los Angeles City Section provides these incredible student-athletes and families expanded access to our clinically-proven injury prevention and sports medicine education and care strategies,” said Tracy Zaslow, M.D., primary care pediatric sports medicine specialist at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute.
About Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute
Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sports-related injuries and illnesses. As the sports division of the Number 1 ranked in California CedarsSinai Department of Orthopaedics, institute physicians provide comprehensive care for a broad range of adult and pediatric orthopaedic conditions. Patients benefit from world-renowned experts in multispecialty orthopaedics and sports medicine and the physicians who take care of professional and collegiate athletes are the same ones who treat you. For more information, or make an appointment, visit www.kerlanjobe.org.
About the CIF Los Angeles City Section
CIF Los Angeles City Section is the governing body of high school sports for 160 schools in the Los Angeles area. We aim to enhance member high schools’ abilities to manage interscholastic athletic programs. Our goal is to promote healthy, safe, and fair interscholastic competition and develop programs that will raise academic achievement in all student-athletes. Visit us online at cif-la.org and follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CIFLACS.
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