Sports Medicine Committee

Sports Medicine Division

Sports Medicine Leaders

Chair

Richard Grantier III, MD

University of Mississippi
Contact Richard

Chair-Elect

Dustin Harris, MD

University of Chicago
Contact Dustin

Vice Chair

Stewart Lee, MD

Albany Medical Center

Vice Chair

Jonathan Pickos

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Staff Liaison

James Bryant

Project Manager
Contact James

Director Of Membership

Greg Tanquary, DO, MBA

Doctors Hospital | Ohio Health
Contact Greg

Chair

Richard Grantier III, MD

University of Mississippi
Contact Richard

Chair-Elect

Dustin Harris, MD

University of Chicago
Contact Dustin

Vice Chair

Stewart Lee, MD

Albany Medical Center

Vice Chair

Jonathan Pickos

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Staff Liaison

James Bryant

Project Manager
Contact James

Director Of Membership

Greg Tanquary, DO, MBA

Doctors Hospital | Ohio Health
Contact Greg

Why Sports Medicine?

It's pretty clear that you love emergency medicine, but do you love sports as well? Did you know you can incorporate your passion for athletics into your daily practice by pursuing a fellowship in sports medicine as an emergency physician? Truth. Sports medicine is an ABMS-recognized fellowship pathway through emergency medicine, which is rapidly growing in popularity and opportunity.

Whether you plan to pursue a fellowship or just have a general love of sports, you are in luck because acute athletic injuries present to the emergency department on a fairly routine basis. Recent reports estimate over 4 million emergency department visits annually for injuries related to participation in sports and recreation.

Joining EMRA Committees is easy and FREE.

Just log into your EMRA account and select which one(s) you wish to join.

Once you join, you will receive an invitation to be part of the EMRA Committee Basecamp, which helps facilitate communication and collaboration.

Splinting Techniques

Published: July, 2017

When you need a quick refresher on various splinting techniques, this handy resource can help. Developed by the former chair of the EMRA Sports Medicine Division and reviewed by the 2017 chair of the ACEP Sports Medicine Section, this free, downloadable PDF offers baseline splinting guidance, illustrations and steps for 11 different techniques, plus indications and complications.

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Sports Medicine Articles

EM Resident Articles on Sports Medicine

Mentorship

The ACEP Sports Medicine Section has a great mentorship program.  Get involved!

Sports Medicine Fellowships

Find Sports Medicine Fellowships around the United States

ACEP Sports Medicine Section

As a resident, you get joint memberships in both EMRA and ACEP - so make sure you're aware and informed of what the ACEP Sports Medicine Section is doing!

When you set up your EMRA/ACEP membership, you get (2) section memberships for free - one to the ACEP Young Physician Section, and one of your choice. Why not make that choice Sports Medicine?

Additional ACEP section fees are half off - only $20!

Learn More

National Organizations

American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

- National primary care sports medicine organization
- Accepts resident members
- Sponsored journals: Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, British Journal of Sports Medicine, and Sports Health Journal

 Visit the AMSSM

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

- National sports medicine and exercise science organization
- Sponsored journals: Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, Exercise and Sports Review, Current Sports Medicine Report, and Sports Medicine Bulletin

Visit the ACSM

Additional External Sports Medicine Articles

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Clay Smith
Article a Day - JournalFeed 3/24/2018
Watch this video on MSK ultrasound techniques for the ED.

Concussion Follow-Up Needs Work

Clay Smith
Article a Day - JournalFeed 6/21/2018
We have much room for improvement in educating patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are discharged from the ED on the importance of outpatient follow up.

New Shoulder Reduction - The "Elbow" Technique

Vivian Lei
Article a Day - JournalFeed 1/25/2019
The “elbow technique” is a simple and effective way to reduce anterior shoulder dislocations in this study.

Pediatric Head CT - Does Vomiting Matter?

Clay Smith
Article a Day - JournalFeed 5/7/2018
In pediatric patients with blunt traumatic head injury, none had clinically important traumatic brain injury or significant injury on CT if the only symptom was vomiting <3times.  It was still

Muscle Relaxers Add Nothing to Naproxen for Back Pain

Clay Smith
Article a Day - JournalFeed 12/13/2017
Naproxen + placebo was as good as (possibly better than) naproxen plus orphenadrine or naproxen plus methocarbamol for acute low back pain.

Concussion in Sport 2015

Mike Cadogan
LITFL: Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog 8/12/2015
Concussion in rugby: An overview and ethical considerations - guest post by Tane Eunson The post Concussion in Sport 2015 appeared first on LITFL: Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog .