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Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Welcome to the Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Medicine fellowship! Our one-year fellowship trains physicians to become excellent clinicians and academic leaders in sports medicine.  Our program maintains ACGME accreditation and will lead to eligibility for the Certification of Added Qualification (CAQ) exam in Sports Medicine.

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Sports Medicine Fellowship

Primary Care Sports Medicine Faculty

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Karie Zach, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine

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Kevin D. Walter, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor

Specialties: Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine

About our Fellowship

About the Program

About the Program

The Sports Medicine Fellowship is a one year fellowship in non-operative sports medicine. The fellowship is open to board eligible/board certified graduates of accredited residency programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Fellows will receive clinical education necessary to treat a wide variety of sport- and exercise-related injuries and medical conditions.  A major strength of the program is that breadth and depth of experience the fellow will receive.  The fellow will gain experience in all levels of athletics from recreational to professional, as well as adaptive athletics.  The fellow will be exposed to patients of all ages through clinics at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, and the V.A.  The fellow will also have experience seeing athletes in the training room.

The fellowship curriculum includes both formal didactics and clinical or bedside teaching.  Fellows will learn musculoskeletal ultrasound.  Fellows will gain experience treating acute injuries through prolonged postconcussion syndrome in our multidisciplinary concussion program.  Fellows will learn from board-certified sports orthopaedic surgeons, but also from other orthopaedic surgery subspecialists.  Anatomy lab will be available to fellows.

The fellow will have ample opportunity for sports coverage ranging from mass events, youth athletic tournaments, high school, to college and professional athletic coverage.  Beyond caring for sports teams, the fellow will have opportunities to engage in community education and medical education.  Our faculty is very active with national organizations, which will provide the fellow with opportunities for peer-reviewed publications and presenting at regional and national meetings.

Fellows will have adequate time allowed to engage in academic activities and research, with the expectation of presenting an abstract or clinical case at a national meeting, as well as the Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Symposium.

This fellowship participates in the Primary Care Sports Medicine Match sponsored by the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).

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Eligibility

Eligibility

  • Completed an ACGME Accredited Fellowship in one of the following programs: PM&R, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Med-Peds
  • Must be able to commit to one year (August 1 - July 31) 
Benefits

Benefits

Stipend: $62,140 (2018-2019)

The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals offers its housestaff a comprehensive benefits package.

Department benefits include three weeks paid vacation, in addition to time and funds for approved conference attendance 

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How to Apply

How to Apply

Register and submit your application through ERAS. Application deadline: October 1

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More Information

If you have any questions regarding fellowships in Orthopaedic Surgery, please contact:

Shannon Hale

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

8701 Watertown Plank Rd.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-3298

 

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