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Welcome to Brown Family Medicine's Sports Medicine Information Page
We at the Brown Family Medicine Residency are excited about Primary Care Sports Medicine offering a variety of opportunities for interested medical students and residents.

About the Brown Family Medicine Sports Medicine/Orthopedics Curriculum:

  • 3 blocks (4 weeks each) in musculoskeletal medicine during residency
    • 2nd year: Sports Medicine/Orthopedics
    • 3rd year: Sports Medicine/Orthopedics
    • 3rd year: Rheumatology
  • Affiliation with multiple Division 1 thru 3 colleges
    • Providence College
    • University of Rhode Island
    • Johnson and Wales University
  • Resident ½ day conferences in Sports Medicine, Upper Extremity Orthopedics, and Lower Extremity Orthopedics
  • Musculoskeletal SIM equipment to help with joint injections and beginner musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Medical Student Elective in Primary Care Sports Medicine

Brown Family Medicine Sports Medicine Track:

  • Opportunity to provide game coverage starting in the PGY-1 year
  • Opportunity to create a "continuity practice" at one of the above local colleges
  • Active involvement in the Sports Medicine Journal Club (see below)
  • Opportunity to teach at one of our resident ½ day workshops in the PGY-3 year

Brown Family Medicine Interest Group:

  • Meets the 2nd Monday of every month
  • Open to residents and medical students
  • Discussions on popular sports med topics; review of joint exams; opportunities with musculoskeletal SIM equipment and musculoskeletal ultrasound

Brown Multi-disciplinary Sports Medicine Journal Club

  • Meets 3 to 4 times per year in the evening at a faculty member's house
  • Participants include EM, IM, and FM physicians with CAQs or interest in Sports Medicine as well as multiple orthopedic surgeons with interest in Sports Medicine
  • Each session covers one topic but reviews multiple journal articles regarding that topic. Topics discussed thus far...
    • ACL repair v. rehabilitation
    • Lateral epicondylitis: steroids v. PRP v. Prolotherapy
    • Recurrent shoulder dislocation: surgery v. rehab
  • 12 month fellowship
  • 1-2 Board Certified/Eligible Fellows:
    • Family Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics

Amity Rubeor, DO

Assistant Professor (clinical)
Department of Family Medicine
111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
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