Sports Medicine Fellowship
Sports Medicine Clinics
Three to four half days a week will be held in sports medicine clinic with primary care sports medicine faculty. The fellow will evaluate patients, develop differential diagnoses and create treatment plans for patients together with the attending.
Two to three half days a week will be spent with an Orthopedic Surgeon trained in Sports Medicine. The fellow will have some continuity in these clinics throughout the year.
Various rotations will be done throughout the year with local specialists in various fields who specialize in areas felt to be beneficial for the fellow’s training program. Along with various elective options, the specialty clinics and rotations can include:
- Sports Orthopedics
- Pediatric Orthopedics
- Interventional Radiology
- Musculoskeletal Radiology
- Physical Therapy
- Exercise Physiology
Family Medicine Clinics
One half day per week will be spent in a primary care continuity clinic in which the fellow will see his/her own patient population.
Friday Morning Sports Medicine Conferences
Lectures given by the fellow, primary care sports medicine faculty, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine faculty will be given throughout the year during these didactic sessions. These sessions will also include Radiology Conferences as well as Journal Clubs periodically throughout the year.
Training Room/Game Coverage
The fellow is responsible for his/her own high school. The fellow will provide game coverage for sporting events as well as weekly training room clinics. There are also opportunities for the fellow to participate in weekly training rooms and game/event coverage with faculty at the local D-III college. The fellow is also responsible for game coverage for football and training room clinics for a local junior college.
One half day a week, on Friday mornings after conferences, time will be provided to allow the fellow to work on any research projects, journal articles, book chapters, or other academic projects he/she might have.
Pre-Participation Physical Exams and Event Coverage
The fellow will perform PPE screening exams throughout the year at the high school as well as for local colleges and for one mass PPE event for the local schools. The fellow is also required to participate in coverage for at least one mass event, and there are several opportunities available to fulfill this requirement.