Applications are now open for the 2021 Class of AMSSM Fellows. The goal of the FAMSSM designation is to identify sports medicine physicians who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning, the advancement of the profession, service to AMSSM and leadership in their communities.
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AMSSM Collaborate online community provides a forum for year-long connection, giving members the chance to have conversations, share resources and make connections with your peers.
The AMSSM National Fellow Online Lecture Series features talks from national experts on fundamental sports medicine topics pertinent to fellowship training and sports medicine board certification. Go to the collaborate.amssm.org site and view the available lectures in the Upcoming Events area.
AMSSM Research Grant Awards ($50,000/yr) - DEADLINE - Nov. 6, 2020 - To be eligible, the primary investigator must be an AMSSM member. Maximum grant amount is $25,000.
**NEW** AMSSM Minority Research Grant Award: AMSSM is excited to announce a new research grant opportunity geared specifically for researchers identifying as underrepresented minorities. This research grant award will replace the previous Clinical Research Grant. This restructured grant builds on the efforts and priorities of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Presidential Task Force. More information will be released later this Fall with an anticipated due date of February 15, 2021.
AMSSM Young Investigator Research Grant Awards ($15,000/yr) - Submission has closed - Applications will be reviewed and notifications will be sent out to all applicants.
Christina Master, MD past recipient of the Young Investigator's Research Grant shares how receiving the AMSSM grant helped take her research efforts to new heights:
"When I first started out in sports medicine practice and saw kids with concussion, it seemed like visual problems were really common and substantially affected their quality of life, but not much had been described in the literature. That investment led to an entire line of investigation of visual problems after concussion in children.
AMSSM's initial investment in my research eventually led to work in fNIRS in concussion while performing a visual task which won the best research award at the 2017 AMSSM Annual Meeting and helped me obtain NIH R01 funding for my research that most recently resulted in a publication in JAMA Ophthalmology on the potential utility of pupillary light reflex metrics as a diagnostic for concussion. I will always be grateful that AMSSM was willing to take a risk on a young investigator at a critical juncture in my career.
2010 AMSSM/Maine Medical Center Basic/Intermediate MSK US Course
The Eastland Park Hotel
Sep 17 - Sep 19, 2010
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