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Program overview

Your time as our sports medicine fellow will include intensive training, a wealth of hands-on experience and the chance to work autonomously from day one. 

Along with serving as team physician for one of our affiliated high schools and universities and as assistant team physician for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, you’ll be immersed in a program that also includes:

  • Rotations with nationally recognized sports medicine orthopaedic physicians
  • Exercise physiology course 
  • Sports cardiology rotation
  • Anatomy review and dissection course
  • Ultrasound conference and lectures
  • Continuity sports medicine clinic
  • High school training room and events
  • Pennsylvania professional boxing and mixed martial arts
  • Mass participation events such as triathlons and cycling competitions
  • Monthly journal club attended by staff physicians, invited orthopaedic surgeons and subspecialists
  • 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

Assigned rotations include orthopaedic sports medicine, radiology, MSK ultrasound, podiatry, cardiac rehab, physical therapy and elective. Blocks of time are set aside for anatomy dissection and review, exercise physiology, nutrition and Pennsylvania Special Olympics coverage. 

We also offer an elective sports medicine rotation. Click here to apply. Fill out the PDF, print and mail the form to the address indicated. If you apply, you’ll need to get a temporary Pennsylvania Medical License.

We’re affiliated with the following teams and schools:

Professional athletics

  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL)

University/collegiate athletics

  • Luzerne County Community College
  • Keystone College
  • King’s College
  • Misericordia University
  • Penn State Scranton
  • The University of Scranton
  • Wilkes University
  • Marywood University

High schools

  • Dallas Area High School
  • Hanover Area High School
  • Lake Lehman High School
  • Nanticoke Area High School
  • Northwest Area High School
  • Wilkes-Barre Area School District
  • Wyoming Valley West Area High School
  • Western Wayne
  • Scranton School District
  • Scranton Prep
  • Pocono Mountain School District
  • Valley View High School


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