Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation offers a training program that provides multidisciplinary, comprehensive training in sports and musculoskeletal medicine. The program is co-sponsored by the departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellows will work closely with faculty from various sports medicine disciplines including primary care sports medicine, interventional pain, orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine physical therapy. The goals of the sports medicine fellowship are to:

  • Provide every opportunity for a sports fellow to excel in academic and clinical sports medicine practice.
  • Prepare fellows to be leaders in the sports community.
  • Create opportunities to be recognized for significant research contributions to the field of sports medicine.

Fellowship at a Glance

Fellowship duration: 12 months
Accreditation: ACGME accredited
Total approved positions: two
Application deadline: August 31st
Program duration: July - June
Eligibility criteria: Completion of an ACGME accredited PM&R residency.
How to apply: Applications are accepted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) and the program participates in the National Residency Matching Program.

Clinical Experience

  • Treatment of acute, overuse and chronic sports and musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Broad-based sports education in diagnosing and treating non-operative sports conditions.
  • Care of pediatric and adult specific sports injuries in primary care sports medicine settings.
  • Extensive musculoskeletal diagnostic and interventional ultrasound experience.
  • Rotations with sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery subspecialities.
  • Pre-participation examinations, sports events and training room coverage at Johns Hopkins University Athletics and local high schools.
  • Sports concussion services including rotations at the Kennedy Krieger Institute pediatric concussion clinic.
  • Sports performance (sports psychology, nutrition, and strength and conditioning)
  • Musculoskeletal radiology
  • Mass participation sports events

Educational Experience

  • Weekly core primary care sports medicine didactics
  • Sports Medicine institutional grand rounds
  • Sports Medicine journal club in collaboration with orthopaedic sports division
  • Weekly musculoskeletal ultrasound didactics
  • Joint hands-on didactics with the Sports Medicine Physical Therapy program
  • Sports Medicine performance including nutrition, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning

Current Fellow

Jenny Chiang, D.O.

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Fellowship Director

Mohammed Emam, M.D.

  • Director, Musculoskeletal Center
  • Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Past Fellows

Minh Quan Le, M.D.

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Please contact the fellowship coordinator for more information.

Nicole Prioleau 
Residency Program Coordinator
Phone: 410-502-2447
Email: [email protected]