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Welcome to Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

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Gwinnett Medical Center, in collaboration with Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, is offering an in-depth one-year clinical fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine. The fellowship provides comprehensive clinical and academic training in primary care sports medicine. Fellowship graduates will be fully prepared and eligible to successfully complete the examination for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQ).

Program snapshot

  • Duration: One-year paid clinical fellowship
  • Candidates accepted from the following disciplines: Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine
  • Application via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
  • Application Deadline: September 15

Welcome to Gwinnett Medical Center Primary Care Sports Medicine. We are a group of clinicians, and educators, who strive to deliver outstanding care to patients within Gwinnett County and metro Atlanta while educating fellow physicians to improve and promote the health care delivery system in the state of Georgia. Fellows participate in a multi-disciplinary approach when providing care while learning from a team of providers, consultants, trainers, coaches, physical therapists, and family members. The fellow will also have opportunities to educate the community concerning injury prevention, while optimizing training regimens for individuals and teams. We provide coverage for professional, collegiate, and high school athletes as well as the typical "weekend warrior." The fellow will have opportunities to work with athletes from the point of injury through the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation process.

Our fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive sports medicine training in musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal disease in active individuals. Fellows will gain experience with core faculty in multiple primary care sports medicine setting disciplines, learning both operative and non-operative rehabilitation strategies. Fellowship graduates will be fully prepared and eligible to successfully complete the examination for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQ).

  • Vision: To improve the health of all the lives we touch.
  • Mission: To train Sports Medicine physicians to provide high quality, cost effective care, to the greatest number of people possible in the region.

Application Process

Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) now offers an accredited primary care sports medicine fellowship. Our program participates in the allopathic match through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applications will only be accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Program (ERAS) each year. More information on the program can be found on FRIEDA Online, the AMA Residency and Fellowship Database.

All information, including letters of recommendation must be in English. Non-translated documents will not be accepted.

All applicants complying with the above will be considered for an interview. Candidates who have been accepted for an interview will be evaluated based on medical school academic performance, letters of recommendation, personal statement, and board exam scores, as well as interview performance.

Gwinnett Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with regard to ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.