Sports Medicine Fellowship

The Wake Forest University Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship offers an intense year in sports medicine to prepare for a clinical or academic career, covering the spectrum of community and university sports medicine, occupational medicine, cardiac rehabilitation and fitness. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and care of preadolescent, high school, college, professional, and recreational athletes.

The WFU Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). 

Other Links of Interest

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American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (website:

D1 Sports Training and Therapy Facility

Healthy Exercise and Lifestyle Programs(HELPS)-Wake Forest Magazine/Summer 2015 Edition

Contact Information

Heath Thornton, MD

Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC   27157-1084



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