The Sports Medicine Fellowship Program runs from August 1 – July 31. Applications for the fellowship program are accepted August 1 – November 30. Interviews are scheduled one day per week during the months of October and November. The fellowship participates in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). Rank lists are entered in early to mid-December and Match occurs in early January.
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States Evidence of completion or the anticipated date of graduation from an ACGME accredited residency program in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation A valid ECFMG certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside of the United States) Must be eligible to be licensed in the State of Louisiana Completion of the fellowship application Letter from your program director outlining the following: In-service board exam scores Sports medicine experience and how the resident demonstrated a commitment to learning and applying the principles of sports medicine to actual day to day care of patients List of all rotations/curriculum that has been completed Professionalism of the resident and the ability of the resident to effectively interact with other members of the sports medicine team Probationary actions or any interrupted time during residency One reference letter from a Sports Medicine Physician with whom the resident has trained One reference letter from a primary care physician in the applicants prospective specialty Step scores including number of attempts Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Pre-participation Exam High Altitude Medicine & Heat Illness Hematology in Sports Headache management in athletes Exercised induced asthma Gastrointestinal illness Sideline preparedness/IV proficiency Knee exam and injuries Epidemiology & injury surveillance Concussion management on the sideline and in the clinic Cervical spine stabilization and management Sports MRI cases Sports psychology Syncope/Arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death, HCM Sports dermatology Ergogenic Aids/Drug Testing ACL/PCL repair On field emergencies Shoulder exam and injuries Foot/ankle exams and injuries Elbow/hand exams and injuries Renal urologic injuries Mono/exercise immunology Legal and ethical aspects of sports medicine Spondylarthropathies Abdominal injuries Treadmill stress tests Sports ophthalmology Sports OB/GYN Legal aspects of exercise and sports medicine Sports dentistry Braces/Orthotics/Prosthetics Sports performance/physiology & biomechanics Meniscal injuries and treatment Weightlifting injuries Eating disorder and sports psychology PT evaluation and prescription Hip/groin problems Scuba medicine Pathophysiology of illness and injury Special Olympics Pharmacology in the training room/NSAIDS Sports nutrition Inservice Prep & Exam Exercise Prescription and chronic disease Joint injection workshop
Baton Rouge General is the flagship entity of General Health System licensed for 544 beds and has two locations, hundreds of doctors and nurses, and a system-wide commitment to exceptional patient care. It has system net revenues of $400 million and employs over 3,200 employees.
General Health System (GHS) is the corporate parent of Baton Rouge General and handles some administrative functions such as recruitment and human resources for the hospital. In addition to the hospital, the GHS organization includes Baton Rouge General Physicians, Mid City Redevelopment Alliance, Baton Rouge General Medical Center's Foundation and other programs providing care and services to residents of the capital city's nine-parish region