Purpose: To provide residents the opportunity to expand their knowledge and procedural competency in musculoskeletal and orthopedic problems. Application for the Musculoskeletal/Sports Medicine Track will be made in the spring of the PGY-2 year. The selection of track participants will be made by the Emergency Medicine Education Committee. The track will start July 1st of the PGY-3 year. The resident will progress through a predetermined curriculum through both self-directed, group, and experiential education. Participation will be limited to three (3) residents per year (maximum six (6) residents total).The residents who are accepted into the track will progress through the two-year curriculum which provides a longitudinal experience in a variety of musculoskeletal and sports medicine clinical and scholarly activities.
- Monthly small group discussions
- Longitudinal team coverage
- Mass event coverage
- Procedure skills simulation labs
- Attendance at sports medicine conference
Resident will complete one additional scholarly activity that is related to musculoskeletal or sports medicine injuries, suitable for publication, and which will be presented at a regional/state/national conference.