Sports Medicine Fellowship

Recruiting for July, 2020

This is a one year ACGME accredited fellowship offering instruction from highly experienced and trained professionals across a broad spectrum of specialties to ensure optimal exposure for the fellow. (ACGME #3424134013)

The applicant should be trained in an ACGME accredited physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program and board certified/eligible in PM&R.

Clinical training is based at UPMC Center for Sports Medicine & Lemieux Sports Complex where fellow shares the clinical spaces with sports experts from orthopedic surgery, family medicine, emergency medicine, neuropsychology, and musculoskeletal radiology.

Core Competencies
Collegiate level on-field athletic management (Division I)
Collegiate level on-field athletic management (Division III)
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - weekly training in the use of ultrasound for diagnostic evaluation and image guidance injections based on the guidelines published by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
Interventional Spine Procedures - training in the use of fluorscopy for performing spine procedures as per guidelines from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRM) and International Spine Interventional Society (ISIS). Exposure volume is adjustable depending on fellow's interest.
Orthobiologic/regenerative medicine procedures
Advanced ultrasound guided procedures
High level interpretation and ordering of spine and peripheral joint imaging studies, including x-rays, CT, MRIs, and musculoskeletal ultrasound
Sports Concussion - evaluation and treatment
Develop academic leadership skills, including curriculum development, teaching and mentoring of residents and medical students, presenting at national conferences, and academic networking

Specialty Elective Areas
EMG – performance of needle electromyography and nerve conductions studies, ability to successfully past the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine boards
Musculoskeletal Research - Develop an understanding of clinical medical research through topics in statistics, basic measurements, IRB approvals, and clinical design and hands on involvement in a longitudinal research experience

Interested physicians should submit all applications through ERAS only. Please note our ACGME Number is 3424134013. Completed ERAS applications will be reviewed and personal interviews offered by invitation only. Applicants for this program must submit their rank list through the Primary Care Sports Medicine Match in the NRMP. Applications are made through ERAS (


For additional information contact:
Stacey Snead-Peterson, MS
GME Academic Manager