American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
For Immediate Release May 02, 2023

Dr. Marci Goolsby Assumes AMSSM Presidency during 2023 Annual Meeting

PHOENIX, Arizona — Marci Goolsby, MD, FAMSSM, was installed on May 2, 2023, as President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine during its 32nd Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Goolsby is a board-certified sports medicine physician currently practicing at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City after completing her training in family medicine then sports medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Goolsby is the Medical Director of the Women's Sports Medicine Center at HSS and has served as team physician for the WNBA New York Liberty, USA Olympic Biathlon, and as a USOPC physician at the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Dr. Goolsby has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally, sharing her expertise on bone health of the athlete, the athlete triad/RED-S, stress fractures, and overuse injuries. She has been involved in multiple clinical research projects in the areas of bone health and stress injuries.

“I am incredibly fortunate to have had tremendous opportunities at HSS and in sports medicine as a whole, alongside colleagues who have supported me and educated me in many aspects.”

From 2016 to 2020, she served as a member of the AMSSM Board of Directors as the Chairperson for the Membership Committee and was the Program Chair for the 2016 Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX. As the Incoming President, Dr. Goolsby has served on the Executive Committee the past two years and has played a vital leadership role in leading several key organizational projects. 

“AMSSM is a special organization with high member engagement and opportunities for involvement in many areas. Our biggest opportunity is in our incredible growth and I hope to utilize our recently created 2030 Strategic Plan to learn how best to maximize our collaboration and cohesiveness as an organization.” 

About the AMSSM Annual Meeting: The 2023 AMSSM Annual Meeting brings more than 2,500 sports medicine physicians together from throughout the United States and around the world. The meeting theme is, “Rising to the Challenges,” and strives to provide attendees with the best, relevant and most up-to-date sports medicine content.

About the AMSSM: AMSSM is a multi-disciplinary organization of sports medicine physicians dedicated to education, research, advocacy and the care of athletes of all ages. The majority of AMSSM members are primary care physicians with fellowship training and added qualification in sports medicine who then combine their practice of sports medicine with their primary specialty. AMSSM includes members who specialize solely in non-surgical sports medicine and serve as team physicians at the youth level, NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA, MLS and NHL, as well as with Olympic and Paralympic teams. By nature of their training and experience, sports medicine physicians are ideally suited to provide comprehensive medical care for athletes, sports teams or active individuals who are simply looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

NOTE: For more information, please contact the AMSSM, 4000 W. 114th St., Suite 100, Leawood, KS 66211, (913) 327-1415.

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