Extended Sports Medicine Clinic open
Harry Stafford and the Sports Medicine Team are pleased to announce the addition of a UNC Sports Medicine Saturday injury clinic to help patients "Get Back In the Game." Services will be provided by Harry and other Board Certified Sports Medicine Specialists. This clinic is designed to aid athletes under the age of 18. In order to serve the Chapel Hill and surrounding areas, the clinic will offer walk-in care beginning August 24 through November 30th from 8:00-10:00AM.
UNC-CH hosts MSK ultrasound workshop for sports medicine fellows across the southeast
UNC hosted 17 sports medicine fellows from the southeast for a one-day workshop on musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound. Fellows were taught MSK scanning of major joints in the body that included the foot, ankle, knee, wrist, hand, and shoulder. Fellows were also given a pre and post MSK ultrasound examination. Course Director Dr. David Berkoff hopes to expand the workshop to include fellows from across the country in 2014. The course was well received by all who attended.
Dr. Berkoff elected to AMSSM Board of Directors
Congratulations to Dr. David Berkoff, Associate of Director the Sports Medicine Fellowship, who was elected to the Broad of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) in May 2013. We congratulate him on this outstanding achievement.
Stafford speaks at Collegiate Athletic Trainer Symposium – Las Vegas, Nevada
Dr. Harry Stafford was invited to teach a musculoskeletal (MSK) workshop to collegiate athletic trainers. Twenty athletic trainers attended the workshop. During the workshop they learned MSK ultrasound of both the shoulder and knee. The workshop was well received by all in attendance. Dr. Stafford hopes to expand the workshop to include additional athletic trainers next year. A very special Thank You to SonoSite, the MSK Ultrasound Co., for providing ultrasound units to help teach the course.
Sports Medicine Fellows
Faculty from UNC Family Medicine and the Sports Medicine Fellowship teach bracing, casting and splinting workshops. UNC Sports Faculty and fellows were available for the UNC School of Medicine family medicine interest group workshop. During the workshop students learned how to correctly apply braces as well as how to split and cast musculoskeletal injuries.