The department sponsors a one-year, ACGME-accredited sports medicine fellowship, one of the first of its kind in the nation.
Faculty teach sports and musculoskeletal medicine to residents longitudinally and direct several courses/workshops. Courses are also open to other medical professionals and medical students.
Research and Scholarship
Faculty are actively engaged in sports and musculoskeletal medicine research and scholarship.
- Body composition of athletes
- Bone health
- Exertional heat stroke
- Pediatric sports
- Running and marathon issues
- Sports-related injuries
We have specialty trained physicians providing care game-side and in the clinic and training room.
Orthopaedic Clinic at UMMC, Fairview
University of Minnesota Physicians Sports Medicine Clinic
Family medicine faculty and orthopedic surgeons form the medical team for the University of Minnesota Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Faculty also provide medical coverage at the Twin Cities Marathon and serve as team physicians for the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, USA Gymnastics and Volleyball, and various high school and Division III athletic teams.