Welcome to the University of Oklahoma Sports Medicine Fellowship webpage. Our program takes pride in producing Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians who have developed the skills necessary to practice Sports Medicine in any setting.
Our fellowship started in 1992 and is a one-year, ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship that participates in the NRMP Sports Medicine Match. We offer a strong training program, as evidenced by our graduates who include Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Directors, Professional Franchise Team Physicians, major college Team Physicians and private practice physicians.
Thank you for your interest in The University of Oklahoma Sports Medicine Fellowship. Please contact us if you have any questions about our program.
½ day/week: Primary Care Clinic 1 day/week: University of Oklahoma Athletic Training Room and Student Health Clinic 1 day/week: Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinic ½ day/week: Small College Athletic Training Room 1 day/week: Primary Care Sports Medicine Clinic ½ day/ week: Research/Procedures ½ day/ week: Elective
Coverage of sporting events is an integral part of the Sports Medicine Program and provides an educational laboratory where the Fellow gains invaluable first-hand experience. Coverage opportunities include a wide range of patients including the following:
Professional athletes such as the Oklahoma Dodgers (AAA affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers) and the OKC Blue (NBA Development League). College athletes such as University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City University, & Oklahoma Christian University.
High School athletes:
Amateurs of all ages, such as participants in the OKC Memorial Marathon, Endeavor Games, the Redman Triathlon, & the OKC All-Sports Association.
The Fellows’ Continuity Clinics, and some of their Sports Medicine Clinics are located at the Family Medicine Center. Other Sports Medicine Clinics and Orthopedic Sports Clinics are located at two local private orthopedic practices, McBride Clinic, and Oklahoma Sports Orthopedic Institute. Goddard Health Center at the Norman campus of OU provides the Fellow with the opportunity to provide care for OU students. The Fellows learn from Cardiologists, Orthopedists and Certified Athletic Trainers as they work in two collegiate training rooms.The Fellow has opportunities to use Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging on a frequent basis.
The deadline for application acceptance is October 15. We accept applications only through ERAS. Three Letters of Recommendation are required; one of the three must be from your Residency Program Director.
Must be able to begin fellowship on July 1, 2017. By that date, must be a graduate from a residency in FM, IM, Pediatrics, ER, or PM&R. Must meet the eligibility requirements explained in the Resident Eligibilty Selection and Required Documentation Policy. Please note: Must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.
At OU Medicine, our mission is leading health care. Our vision is to be the premiere enterprise for advancing health care, medical education and research for the community, state and region. Through our combined efforts we strive to improve the lives of all people.