Application submission has now ended for the 2021 Class of AMSSM Fellows. New Fellows will be announced to the AMSSM membership after the first of the year and honored at the 2021 Annual Meeting.
Applications for the FAMSSM Designation will be available on an annual basis. Please contact Kristin Ragsdale with any questions regarding the FAMSSM application.
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 CRN Youth Sports Toolkit (Play.Stay.Thrive) Research Grant: - Deadline July 1
AMSSM CRN seeks proposals from AMSSM members that focus on evaluating the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of the toolkit itself or address safe & healthy youth sport participation topics more broadly that are presented within the Play.Stay.Thrive Toolkit.
2021 Youth Sport Community Engagement Awards ($20,000): Deadline July 15
We are asking AMSSM members to partner with organizations within their communities to (1) disseminate and share the Play.Stay.Thrive toolkit and messages contained within it & (2) promote healthy and safe youth sport participation for all kids. The intent of these awards is to support members in their commitment to interact with their local communities & community organizations through sport - including underserved and underrepresented populations. These are not research awards.
The brochure and online registration are now available for the 2021 Hybrid AMSSM Fellows Research and Leadership Conference, to be held July 22-25 at Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel and online for those who attend virtually. This conference is only available to sports medicine fellows and features in-person and virtual attendance options.
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.