How to Match

AMSSM Suggested Requirements

  1. Four weeks of dedicated elective time in musculoskeletal and/or sports medicine (within home program or as an away elective)
  2. At least one year of longitudinal team physician experience with an area high school team (e.g. football)
  3. Participation in medical coverage of at least one mass participation sporting event
  4. Presentation of at least two sports medicine conferences
  5. Critical appraisal and presentation of at least one journal club article related to sports medicine
  6. Design and completion of a scholarly project relevant to sports medicine (original research, clinical quality improvement project, educational quality improvement project, case podium presentation, case poster presentation, written case report, or systematic review article) and presentation of the project within the residency and/or other appropriate local, regional or national forum
  7. Attendance to at least one national sports medicine CME conference such as AMSSM, ACSM (regional or national), or an Advanced Team Physician Course

Prisma Health PCSM Faculty Experiences and Contacts

See below for some of the highlights as well as at our institution who you will need to contact to help guide you through these experiences.

  • Event Coverage (physicals, endurance events, etc.)- Scott Annett
  • Scholarly Activity- Vicki Nelson
  • Mentoring (also High School Team Physician Assignments)- Franklin Sease
  • Evaluations/Letters of Recommendation- Please notify the faculty supervisor during your rotation that you would like a letter at the completion of your rotation based on your interest in sports medicine