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 Young Investigator Research Grant Awards ($15,000/yr) - DEADLINE - Oct. 9, 2020 - A young investigator is defined as 5 years or less since completion of sports medicine fellowship training plus current AMSSM Fellowship and Resident members. Grants will have a maximum of $5,000 per award, and members can only receive the grant once.
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-Funded Research: Single Sport Specialization Increases Injury Risk
AMSSM member Neeru Jayanthi, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at Loyola University Medical Center, has released reserach findings confirming that specializing in a single sport increases the risk of overall injury. To read more, click here.
This study was funded by two research grants from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM). Dr. Jayanthi is a member of the AMSSM committee that is writing guidelines on preventing and treating overuse injuries in young athletes.
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