Patient Care

Primary Care Sport Medicine brings together specialty services from the Department of Orthopedics, Family Medicine, and Rehabilitation Medicine to offer multi-disciplinary services to athletes.

Education

The Sports Medicine Program which provides comprehensive training and experience in sports medicine.

Research

The University of Washington Sports Medicine section is actively engaged in scholarly activities and research.

Mission Statement

The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine Sports Medicine Section strives to deliver exceptional clinical care to active people of all ages and abilities, develop innovative and ground-breaking clinical programs which are supported by and produce relevant and important research, disseminate and promote UWDFM Sports Medicine research locally, nationally and internationally, prepare the Family Medicine residents and sports medicine fellow to deliver superior musculoskeletal and sports medicine care, educate and mentor sports medicine past and present fellows to be researchers and leaders in the field, advocate for and implement evidence-based best sports medicine practices locally and guide and lead sports medicine policy nationally.


Recent Sports Medicine News

Cardiovascular screening in athletes: time to refocus! BJSM blog

When medical students learn about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), one fact often resonates as a shocking and tragic reality: it frequently…Read More

Husky Football Team Doctor Kim Harmon receives gift for PRP Research

Husky Football Team Doctor Kim Harmon receives gift for platelet-rich plasma (PRP) Research. Jack and Luellen Charneski from Olympia have…Read More

Sports Medicine Grand Rounds: Ethics Case Conference

Topic: Ethics Case Conference Time: Wednesday, November 23, at 7:15 a.m. Location: Rose Auditorium, Conibear Shellhouse (directions)   Presenter: Douglas…Read More

Sudden cardiac death: Why a sports physical for teens isn’t enough

WE all want to keep our sports-loving kids safe. But is a sport physical enough? Does it really protect our…Read More

Dr. Jon Drezner on the Today Show Discussing Sudden Cardiac Death in Student Athletes

Sixteen states require portable defibrillators at schools, and some say they must be available on athletic fields, too. But more…Read More

Ashwin Rao elected to the Board of Directors of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. Ashwin Rao on his election to the Board of Directors of the American Medical Society for Sports…Read More