Clinical Education

Sports Medicine Clinics

Sports Medicine Clinics at the Family Practice Center – Patients are seen along with one of the three sports medicine faculty for sports and orthopaedic problems. This clinic has its own xray unit, portable ultrasound, casting application, braces and other support devices.

Sports Medicine Clinics at the Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Center (CORC) – This modern 72,000 sq. ft. facility just down the street from the family medicine offices houses an interdisciplinary approach to musculoskeletal health and well-being.  It has its own radiology area including ultrasound, casting application (with a cast technician), brace shop, physical and occupational therapy gyms, and ready consultation with numerous experts in the field of musculoskeletal medicine.

Wake Forest University Student Health Center – Once a week a fellow and a faculty member see patients from the general student population with orthopaedic problems.  This includes intramural and club sport athletes, ROTC members, dance majors, etc.

Wake Forest University Training Room – The sports medicine fellows and faculty provide medical and orthopaedic care for athletes and staff of the WFU Athletics Department, a prominent NCAA Division I program. This modern facility includes private physician exam rooms, fluoroscopy, and an underwater treadmill.

UNC School of Arts Training Room – A nationally-renown pre-professional school for those pursuing careers in the arts, training rooms here provides a tremendous experience caring for high-level ballet and modern dancers and other performing artists.  The fellows will also assist in coverage of performances throughout the year.

Winston-Salem State University Training Room – The sports medicine fellows occasionally assist with the care we provide to the athletes at this Division II university.

Family Medicine Continuity Clinics – One half-day per week is spent in the Family Practice Center.  The fellows' continuity clinics allow for the practice of primary care medicine and sports medicine in an independent fashion, with immediate availability of a preceptor when needed.  This allows the fellow to maintain his/her primary skills and fosters further development in his/her chosen field

WFU Exercise Physiology Programs – The fellow supervises exercise treadmills on participants and gains experience in the assessment and monitoring of adult fitness programs and research

Assistance in the Operating Room – A small amount of time is allowed for exposure to operative orthopaedics in order to obtain full understanding of outpatient and inpatient orthopaedics surgery procedures.  Elective time may be spent in this area as well.

Electives - Electives in adolescent medicine, anatomy, foot and ankle surgery, hand surgery, cardiology, nutrition, radiology, rheumatology, physical medicine, physical therapy, and numerous other areas are available to expand on a fellow's area of interest or improve an area of weakness.  These usually occur one half-day per week for 1-3 months.  The fellows are encouraged to utilize the many resources available in the school of medicine and the university. 

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