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Opportunities Throughout Residency

Event Coverage/Pre-Participation Exams:

Participation in development and teaching of Sports Medicine curriculum

    • Wednesday Afternoon Teaching Sessions (residency didactics)
    • Grand Rounds
    • Sports Medicine Journal Club

Event Coverage

    • Event coverage with Sports Medicine fellowship faculty: high school football, Tour of Utah cycling, Salt Lake Marathon and local running events, Utah Olympic Park events: bobsled, skeleton, freestyle and speed skating, University of Utah Varsity and Club Sports

Research/Scholarly Pursuits

    • Research with Sports Medicine fellowship faculty
    • Quality Improvement projects
    • Case presentations for local and national meetings

Ideas for engagement:

First Year (R1)

    • Information for American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) resident membership, conferences, and Fellowships website.
    • Survival Skills (intern didactics)
    • Use elective time for research project/clinical review paper
    • If you are interested in Fellowship training, start looking into Fellowship options.
      • Some Fellowships offer specific procedural training, sports specific coverage or may have a research emphasis.
      • Look into accredited Fellowships, which will lead to a Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine
      • Join AMSSM (yearly resident membership)
      • Review Fellowship application to see what is needed to be competitive.
      • Join the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
      • Attend Sports Medicine Journal Club (throughout residency when rotations allow) Thursdays, 6:45 am – University Orthopedic Center

Second Year (R2)

    • Sports Medicine rotation
    • Team physician experience with current fellows' event coverage
    • Continue research project work
    • Submit a case to AMSSM or ACSM
    • Submit a research project to AMSSM or ACSM
    • Attend AMSSM annual conference and meet with Fellowship Directors
    • Advanced Sports Medicine rotation: Snowbird/Alta Ski Clinics, orthopedic surgery, musculoskeletal radiology, rheumatology, self-directed learning elective

Third Year (R3)

    • Attend one conference, advanced team physician course, AMSSM annual meeting or ACSM annual meeting
    • Advanced rotations: Snowbird Emergency Clinic, orthopedic surgery, musculoskeletal radiology, rheumatology, physical medicine and rehabilitation