Sports Medicine Track

Sports medicine track


Beginning in the PGY-2 year, interested residents may participate in the Sports Medicine Track - a longitudinal experience designed to provide a structured exposure to Sports Medicine through event coverage, didactics and scholarly activity.  The goals of this experience is to increase exposure in the field of Sports Medicine, prepare the resident for a Sports Medicine fellowship, and increase fundamental knowledge when treating athletes.

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Sports Medicine Clinic

Those residents accepted into the Sports Medicine track will have one Sports Medicine clinic per block, working directly under the supervision of the Sports Medicine attending.

Sports Medicine clinic

Event Coverage

Sports Medicine Track residents participate in high school pre-participation physical events and mass participation events and are assigned a high school team under the direct supervision of a Sports Medicine faculty member. This school may include Parkland, Irvin, Andress, or Chapin High Schools.

Event coverage


Sports Medicine Track residents attend weekly didactic sessions every Thursday morning at 7am in the faculty conference room. Exceptions will be made if the resident is working night shift, in the hospital during that time, or it will violate duty hours.

Ultrasound Curriculum

Sports Medicine Track residents perform ultrasound guided procedures and diagnostic evaluations during clinic and maintain a log of all procedures and evaluations completed with the use of ultrasound.

Annual AMSSM Conference

The 2nd year Sports Medicine Track resident are expected to participate in the preparation of a case presentation in advance of attending the annual Sports Medicine conference in April hosted by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).