Event & Training Room Coverage

Semi-Professional Athletics: DuBois Dream Basketball

The goal of this requirement is to be able to care and manage medical illnesses and orthopedic injuries in a semi-professional setting. All training rooms and event coverage will have an attending assigned for teaching and supervision. Through the year, fellows will have a progressive independence and responsibility for management decisions. Fellows are expected to attend training rooms and events when scheduled. Event coverage will include events at your assigned training rooms. Work with the faculty at your training room for your exact coverage schedule. Fellows are expected to cover all assigned events. You may also be asked to cover events at the training room which you are not assigned (large events such as tournaments).

Clarion University Athletics: Wrestling

The goal of this requirement is to be able to care and manage medical illnesses and orthopedic injuries in a Division I athletic setting. All university training rooms and event coverage will have an attending assigned for teaching and supervision. Through the year, you will have progressive independence and responsibility for management decisions. Fellows are expected to attend training rooms and events when scheduled.

Clarion University Athletics: Football

The goal of this requirement is to be able to care and manage medical illnesses and orthopedic injuries in a Division II setting. All university training rooms and event coverage will have an attending assigned for teaching and supervision. Through the year, you will have progressive independence and responsibility for management decisions. You are expected to attend when scheduled. During football season, the fellow will attend sessions in the training room on Tuesday and Thursday during the week prior to the game.

High School Athletics: Football, Basketball, and Wrestling

The goal of this experience is to be able to manage athletic injuries in a high school athletic department. These objectives are accomplished through:

  • Involvement with the organization and implementation of yearly pre-participation exams
  • Assigned high school team physician services, in which the duties involve game coverage, which allows the evaluation and management of sports related injuries in an acute setting.
  • Attendance in weekly training room sessions, which allow for continuity of care. These training rooms are typically on Monday and Friday afternoon.
  • Participation in Saturday-morning injury clinics which provide this population with an easily accessible and inexpensive access to more extensive medical services. Saturday-morning clinics will be split by all of the fellows (primary care sports medicine and orthopedic sports medicine) and will be staffed by attending physicians

Community Athletic Events:

The goal is to plan coverage and provide care for athletes at mass participation events. You will be required to provide medical care for the Dr. Gary Dugan Memorial 5K in the fall.

Pre-Participation Physicals:

The goal is to get a wide range of experience in pre-participation physicals at many different levels including high school, collegiate, and professional. You will understand how to coordinate a mass physical event and also understand the administrative aspects of pre-participation physicals. The dates of these physicals will be given to you as soon as they are scheduled.