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Primary Care/Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

This is a one-year post-graduate fellowship program for primary care physicians from accredited residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and emergency medicine.

Our faculty strives to create an environment of critical thinking with an integrative relationship amongst orthopaedic surgery, physical therapy, and sports performance. Our program will develop fellows who exemplify leadership skills and who will distinguish themselves amongst the sports medicine community.
Objectives and Philosophy
Goals:
  • This fellowship will prepare primary care physicians to become leaders in the field of sports medicine. Fellowship experiences will also prepare the fellow for a career which may include activity as:
  • A Sports Medicine Consultant in Private Practice
  • A Team Physician: professional, collegiate, and high school levels
  • A Residency/Fellowship Program Faculty member, Clinician Researcher/Educator
  • Successful completion of the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
  • Objectives: At the completion of this fellowship program, the fellow/sports medicine resident will:
  • Diagnose and Manage medical illnesses and injuries associated with sports and exercise.
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of treatment modalities including directed physiotherapy, intra-articular injection, casting and splinting, durable medical equipment, exercise prescription writing, and pharmacologic therapies.
  • Recognize circumstances needing sub-specialist or surgical referral.
  • Establish and Maintain effective physician-athletic trainer relationships.
  • Establish a base for leadership in primary care sports medicine
  • Maintain active membership in local/regional/national societies.
  • Present and Participate in weekly Sports Medicine Conferences.
  • Present academic work at local, regional, and national sport society meetings.
  • Identify personal leadership skills and teaching abilities.
Primary Care Sports Medicine Faculty
Kyle J. Cassas, M.D.
Program Director Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Medical Director, GHS and Mary Black Athletic Trainer's Network

W. Franklin Sease, Jr, M.D.
Associate Program Director Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Director of Resident Sports Medicine Education

Other Faculty
Sean McEnroe, PT, SCS, MBA
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Burton Johnson, ATC, MBA
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