Sports Medicine Fellowship

Program Overview

Today's family medicine means cutting edge training and research in family and sports medicine.

Our fellowships are designed for doctors who want an exceptional experience. Building upon your medical knowledge and expertise, your assigned responsibilities will involve:
Establishing and managing a Sports Medicine and a Family Medicine continuity patient base.
Opportunities for coverage with professional hockey, lacrosse and soccer teams are available.
Coverage for endurance events including the Rochester Marathon.

Concentrated participation as a team physician including procedures on site/on field care for a local college and a high school sports team:
St. John Fisher College Football, NCAA Div. 3 (NCAA Quarter finalists 2 of the past 5 years)
Penfield High School
Your attendance at Sports Medicine conferences, seminars and workshops, and conducting research and scholarly activity will reinforce your learning experiences.

Program Details

Curricular Experiences

Your curricular experiences will include participation in operative and minor surgical procedures. Orthopedic rotations in cervical, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip and knee, ankle and foot are part of the standard curriculum. Also exposure to compartment pressure testing and musculoskeletal ultrasound will be provided. Nutrition, exercise physiology, sports psychology, ethics and legal issues will complete your learning experiences.

Application Process

Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Number of Fellowships

One fellow is recruited each fellowship year.


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Contact Information

For further information, write or call:

Fellowship Coordinator, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Highland Family Medicine
777 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620 USA
Phone: (585) 279-4764
Fax: (585) 244-9048
Email:Nora J. Fennessy, M.S., Fellowship Coordinator

Mark MIrabelli, MD , Sports Medicine Program Director

Highland Family Medicine
777 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620 USA