The goal of this fellowship is to provide a comprehensive postgraduate experience in sports medicine. There is one ACGME accredited Orthopaedic Sports Medicine fellow position/year.
This involves imparting skills in the following areas:
- Clinical evaluation of operative and non-operative patients both in the office and on-field settings
- Non-operative management
- Operative management, including open and arthroscopic techniques
- Post-operative management including rehabilitation techniques and modalities
- Organizational management of a sports medicine facility
- Original research
The fellow rotates with 4 attendings at 3 locations including Advocate Illinois Masonic, Saint Joseph Hospital, and University of Illinois - Chicago.
Fellows participate in the medical care of athletes including those of the Chicago Sky (professional women’s basketball team), the Chicago Red Stars (professional women’s soccer team), and the Windy City Thunderbolts (professional baseball team), University of Illinois at Chicago Athletics, several area colleges, and a number of local high schools. The program is affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Fellows participate in educational programs both at the University of Illinois – Chicago and at member hospitals. Research facilities are at the University of Illinois – Chicago.
Applications are reviewed after submission through the SFMatch Residency & Fellowship Match program.
A permanent Illinois license is required.