The Sports Medicine Fellowship at UHS Wilson Medical Center, established in 2005, offers a structured, one-year program that is flexible to meet individual interests and professional goals. With board certified sports medicine faculty and supporting board certified specialists, the program strives to provide training in sports medicine in an environment conducive to insuring the refinement of clinical skills while encouraging strong didactic learning in a supportive environment.
Fellows have the opportunity to work in three sports medicine clinics: Cayuga Sports Medicine and Athletic Performance in Ithaca, NY, Binghamton University (Division 1) and Broome Community College. The fellow also has the opportunity to teach in the UHS Wilson Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program and to medical students from SUNY Upstate Medical University Binghamton Clinical Campus.
UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City, NY, is a 280-bed teaching hospital providing a full range of medical-surgical services, including cardiology, emergency medicine, neonatology, nephrology, maternity care, pediatrics, perinatology, pulmonary medicine, neuroscience, ophthalmology, and renal dialysis.
In addition to providing the traditional services typically found at a community hospital, UHS Wilson Medical Center is the gateway to high-intensity acute care and high technology diagnostics at UHS Hospitals. These services are available at the Decker Center for Advanced Medical Treatment, one of the newest UHS facilities.
UHS Sports Medicine Fellows are involved in providing sports medicine services throughout the year in a variety of sporting event and mass participation events including:
- Dick's Open Senior PGA Golf Tournament
- Chris Thater Memorial USA Cycling Race and 5K Run
- Cayuga Lake Triathlon
- Wine Glass Marathon
- Bridge Run (half marathon)
- Stop DWI Holiday Classic National High School Basketball Tournament
- John Mack Lacrosse Tournament (largest indoor lacrosse tournament in North America)
- Broome Community College Soccer, Basketball, Hockey and Lacrosse
- Binghamton University Basketball and Lacrosse
- Davis College Soccer and Basketball
- Union-Endicott High School Football
- Vestal Youth Football League