Welcome to the University of Louisville (UofL) Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. The Program has been designed to provide experiences that will prepare you for a career in private practice, a specialist in academic Medicine, or a team physician.
The Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine established a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2006. It is a challenging, 12-month ACGME-accredited fellowship, providing comprehensive clinical and academic training. By completing the program, fellows will gain experience in diagnosing and treating injuries and illnesses common to athletes and other active individuals. Successful completion of the program prepares the fellow to satisfactorily complete the examination for Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine.
Fellows will work directly with UofL NCAA Division 1 athletes in all sports. The Fellow is provided the opportunity to learn from and serve the community through providing medical care as Team Physician for local high schools, as well as Mass Event Coverage including the Louisville Triple Crown of Running and the Ironman competition. Dedicated patient care will be provided in our Owsley Brown Frazier Sports Medicine Clinic and the Continuity Clinic.
The faculty is committed to advancing the field of sports medicine and expects that same level of commitment from our fellows, therefore the year is designed to be busy in order to provide an outstanding experience and excellent preparation for life beyond training.
Evaluation & treatment of a variety of sports medicine & musculoskeletal conditions Evaluation & treatment of certain medical conditions including exercise induced asthma/bronchospasm, infectious mono with an emphasis on the return to play aspect Concussions Joint aspirations Joint injections Trigger point injections Rehabilitation/Physical therapy referrals Chronic exertional compartment syndrome testing Sports physicals Prolotherapy On-site Physical Therapy clinic
This exceptional academic program offers abundant opportunity for teaching, research, and clinical practice in a collegial environment. The successful candidate will have clinical, academic, and research experience, knowledge in various clinical areas, strong communication skills, a desire for inter-disciplinary collaboration, and a commitment to educate residents and treat patients.
The Univer...sity of Louisville offers competitive salary and outstanding benefits as well as supportive and collaborative environment. Compensation and rank are commensurate with experience.