Resident Physicians currently in an accredited allopathic or osteopathic residency program with a strong interest in sports medicine. Resident members may not serve on the Board and may not vote in Elections.

Annual Dues fee of $150.00 (based on calendar year – January through December)


More information forthcoming.


A road map to a sports medicine fellowship (information on becoming a sports medicine fellow).
What type of residency should I choose to be eligible for primary care sports medicine fellowships?
    An applicant should evaluate their interests and goals for the future when they choose a residency. A person interested in sports medicine can do a residency in family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, emergency medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Remember that your primary care training should be your priority.



  • Being part of a society of sports medicine physicians recognized for their expertise and leadership.
  • Receive reduced registration fees at all AMSSM Conferences including the Annual Meeting that presents the latest innovations and advancements in sports medicine.
  • On-line journal access to:
    1. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine – official journal of the AMSSM.
    2. British Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • Optional Benefit: Resident members can pay an additional $36/year above their membership fee to purchase a print subscription (six bi-monthly issues) and on-line journal access to Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach.
  • Optional Benefit: Resident members can pay an additional $97/year above their membership fee to purchase a print subscription (six bi-monthly issues) of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine.
  • Eligible to submit an abstract (case and/or research) for consideration to present at the Annual Meeting.
  • Eligible to apply for various grants and awards provided by the AMSSM Foundation.
  • Receive AMSSM Newsletter, The Sideline Report – quarterly electronic publication with the latest information on what is happening throughout the sports medicine profession.
  • Receive AMSSM Newsletter, the Rookie Report – quarterly electronic publication with pertinent information for Resident and Student members.
  • Membership Certificate.
  • The opportunity to nominate other physicians to membership.
  • On-line AMSSM Referral Listserv to locate sports medicine physicians in other areas.
  • Included in the SMRC (Sports Medicine Resident Council) – a national resident interest group led by AMSSM Resident members.
  • Opportunity for Resident leadership through the SMRC.
  • Eligible to vote in SMRC Officer Elections.
  • Encourage use of SMRC Facebook page and AMSSM Facebook page.
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