Recommendations for Enhancing Sports Medicine Fellowship Training
Jain NB, Borg-Stein J, Miranda-Comas G, Micheo W, Visco C, Fredericson M. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Oct 18. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001332. [Epub ahead of print]
The authors, with endorsement from the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP), aimed “to present a history of sports medicine training for physiatrists, provide a broad overview of how to establish, administer, and measure success of a ACGME accredited sports medicine fellowship program…so it meets ACGME and AMSSM standards, and to provide recommendations on enhancing fellowship training.” The document covers the history of PM&R sports medicine, components of a sports medicine curriculum, enhancing sports fellowship training by achieving competency in PM&R skills in sports and musculoskeletal care, procedural training, assessment of milestones, musculoskeletal/sports research during fellowship training, and post-fellowship career paths.