FAMP1639 Sports Medicine/Empire State Games

2 Credits INTRAMURAL

Instructor
Michael Kernan, MD and James Tucker, MD,
(448-5537) Family Practice Residency, St. Joseph's Hospital
Contact Person
Prerequisites
Must be MSIII or MSIV by June
Maximum Number of Students
8
Periods Offered
1
Weekly Activities
Lectures, Outpatient clinic, Night involvement
Elective Description
This is a two-week introductory course in sports medicine. Week 1 and the early part of week 2 is primarily independent study with a one-hour lecture daily. Students will have assigned readings. Students will be tested on assigned readings and lecture material. Week 2 is field-side coverage of the Empire States Games. Each student will participate in the medical coverage of the ESG hosted here in Syracuse. Students will be supervised by a senior resident or attending physician.
Readings
Required Text: "Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician" ed. Richard B. Birrer. A reading list will be available.
Is Performance Discussed With Student?
Yes, at the end of the course.