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Our fellows work in a wide range of clinical environments affording extraordinary diversity in clinical exposures and a strong foundation upon which to decide what Sports Medicine career path represents the best fit for each individual.

*Note – Point of care ultrasound is available during ALL clinical experiences

  • Academic Family Medicine/Sports Medicine – At the UNC Family Medicine Sports Medicine clinic, fellows care for patients of all ages and backgrounds presenting with a wide range of musculoskeletal complaints, providing everything from basic advice to cutting edge subspecialty treatment
  • Orthopaedic Primary Care Sports Medicine – Working collaboratively with our Primary Care Sports Medicine faculty at UNC Orthopaedics, fellows experience the medical practice of non-surgeons within an orthopedic group, offering extensive opportunities for use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in diagnostic and advanced procedural capacities
  • Academic Orthopaedic Surgery – Our fellows rotate with faculty, fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeons who are experienced medical educators and provide invaluable teaching and expertise regarding surgical and nonsurgical approaches in the fields of Sports Medicine (primarily shoulder, knee and hip, including time in the operating room), Foot and Ankle, Hand (including wrist and elbow) and Spine
  • Private Practice Family Medicine/Sports Medicine – Through our longstanding partnership with Carolina Family Practice and Sports Medicine, fellows experience private primary care and Sports Medicine practice under the supervision of expert, fellowship-trained community physicians who serve as Team Physicians for the Carolina Hurricanes, USA Baseball, North Carolina Football Club, North Carolina Courage and the Carolina Ballet and operate the exemplary Carolina Sports Concussion Clinic
  • Campus Health/Sports Medicine – Offering a window into the unique practice environment and population of a major university campus, the longitudinal experience at UNC Campus Health Sports Medicine provides high volume exposure to musculoskeletal injuries in a young adult population and experience inside the independent medical practice model of our NCAA Division I Team Physicians
  • High School Injury Clinics – Designed through UNC Family Medicine specifically to meet the needs of high school athletes in our community, these high-yield Saturday morning clinics in the fall offer comprehensive evaluation and management of injuries sustained by student athletes on Friday evenings, allowing for prompt care without the need to miss school or go to the emergency department
  • Killington Medical Clinic – Under the expert tutelage of AMSSM Past President Dr. Matt Gammons, our fellows receive unsurpassed exposure to diagnosis, stabilization and management of high-energy traumatic injuries during their 2-week rotation at this mountainside ski injury clinic
  • Maintenance and Development of Primary Specialty Skills – Variable depending on the fellow’s primary specialty, each fellow will continue at least one half day/week in a clinical setting designed to promote maintenance and development of primary specialty skills as required by the ACGME