Sports Medicine Fellowship

Sports Medicine Fellowship

Introduction

The Marshall University Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship is a single year ACGME accredited fellowship that focuses on the diagnosis and management of injuries and ailments that affect competitive athletes, recreational athletes, and active individuals. The curriculum is designed to give the give the fellow the necessary skills to evaluate and treat musculoskeletal injuries as well as the acute and chronic medical conditions that can affect individuals of all ages, athletic aspirations, and physical condition. The fellow will receive training in splinting, casting, landmark guided injections, ultrasound guided injections, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, prolotherapy, and PRP injections.

In addition to seeing patients at the Marshall Family Medicine Center, Marshall University Medical Center, and Cabell Huntington Hospital, the fellow will have the opportunity to evaluate patients at the Marshall Sports Medicine Institute. This new facility integrates primary care sports medicine, orthopedic sports medicine, physical therapy, and sports performance training.

Applying - Application Requirements

Curriculum

The curriculum is composed of predominantly longitudinal experiences to allow for maximum exposure to sports medicine and to see the progression of injuries and illnesses from diagnosis to resolution. The fellow will train under primary care sports medicine, orthopedic sports medicine, and orthopedic sub-specialists physicians.

Additionally the fellow will have rotations focusing on physical therapy, radiology, and upper extremity orthopedics. The fellow will provide training room coverage for Marshall University Athletics and a local high school. Supplemental training in nutrition, sports psychology, exercise physiology, and sports performance training will be provided.

Sports coverage opportunities include sideline coverage for Marshall University Athletics and local scholastic team. The fellow will opportunities to participate in coverage opportunities of mass participation events as they arise throughout the year. Events in the past have included regional cross country meets, regional and state wrestling meets, Marshall Marathon, and the Region 1 US Youth Soccer Tournament.

The fellow will continue to practice their primary specialty by having two half days of continuity clinic at the Marshall Family Medicine Center.The didactic portion of the curriculum includes weekly sports medicine conferences, weekly journal clubs, weekly ultrasound conferences, and weekly radiology rounds.

Additional training will be provided to the fellow in regards to performing Independent Medical Exams.

Salary & Benefits

  • PGYIV Salary $55,000
  • Vacation – 15 days
  • Sick Leave – 5 days
  • CME – $1000
  • Professional Dues to either AMSSM or ACSM
  • IME training

Faculty

Contact Us

  • Daphne Cass

    Sports Medicine Fellowship Residency Coordinator


    cassd@marshall.edu
  • Marshall University Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Marshall University Department of Family Medicine
  • 1600 Medical Center Drive Suite 1500
  • Huntington WV 25701 (304) 691-1165
  • Twitter @MarshallPCSM