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Curriculum

Education opportunities include

  • Team physician for affiliated high schools, colleges and universities
  • Assistant team physician for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
  • Rotations with nationally recognized sports medicine orthopaedic physicians
  • Exercise physiology course
  • Anatomy review and dissection course
  • Ultrasound conference and lectures
  • Continuity sports medicine clinic
  • High school training room and events
  • Pennsylvania professional boxing & mixed martial arts
  • Mass participation events
  • Monthly journal club attended by staff physicians, invited orthopaedic surgeons and sub-specialist
  • Monthly fracture conference attended by staff physicians and orthopaedic surgeons
  • Monthly MRI conference attended by staff physicians and musculoskeletal radiologist
  • Orthopaedic cadaver skills lab with ultrasound
  • Casting, splinting and orthotics workshops

Sample rotations
Assigned rotations: ortho sports medicine, radiology, MSK US, podiatry, cardiac rehab, physical therapy, elective. During the year, block time will be designated for anatomy dissection and review, exercise physiology, nutrition, and Pennsylvania Special Olympics coverage. Other after-hour activities fellows will gain experience from include: Mass participation events (distance running, triathlon, bicycling), boxing and mixed martial arts coverage, wrestling tournaments, and more. Click for sample rotation schedule (PDF).

Resident elective sports medicine rotation