EM sports med fellowships


New Member
10+ Year Member
Dec 3, 2005
    I was wondering if anyone has personal experience or friends with experience on the types of job opportunities available with a sports med fellowship.

    Does anyone know how people have integrated EM and sports med? Or what EM folks have done in general with their specialized training? This includes beyond being a team doc at any level.

    thanks for your help!


    Keeping it funky enough
    15+ Year Member
    May 3, 2004
    1. Attending Physician
      We have a sports fellowship here at the U of A. One of the fellows is about to graduate and will work a few shifts in the ED and run a clinic 1-2 days per week, and then go to games and practice as per whatever the deal was.

      Thats how you integrate it...


      the last tycoon
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      7+ Year Member
      May 1, 2006
      1. Attending Physician
        I also know a guy who did a SM fellowship and now he does medical direction for big athletic events on the side (triathalons and the like).

        Don't get me wrong, this is a hobby not a job -- he still pulls plenty of shifts.
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