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  • Program: Washington University School of Medicine Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Location: St Louis, MO


  • Program Director: Chi-Tsai Tang
  • Associate Program Director:
  • Core Faculty:

Fellowship Details

  • Accepts: Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Number of Fellows: 1-2

Training Locations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Team Coverage

  • Francis Howell Central High School

Event Coverage

  • SWAT coverage
  • MO Cowbell Marathon
  • Go! St. Louis Marathon
  • TriZou Triathlon
  • Ultrasound Day at Mizzou


  • Description
    • Our fellows will learn diagnostic ultrasound (including shoulder exam and nerve ultrasound) and ultrasound guided injections. They also will learn fluoroscopic guided lumbar spine and peripheral joint injections. Our fellows will perform at minimum 24 different types of ultrasounds. The ultrasounds include us subacromial, us glenohumeral, us AC joint, us biceps, us lateral epicondyle, us hip, us greater troch bursa, us knee, us piriformis, us iliopsoas, fluoro L1-L5 esi, fluoro S1 esi, fluoro lumbar facet, fluoro sij, fluoro subacromial, fluoro glenohumeral, fluoro AC joint, fluoro elbow, fluoro hip, fluoro knee, fluoro ankle, fluoro 1st mtp, fluoro sinus tarsi/subtalar, and fluoro midfoot.
  • The educational curriculum includes:
    • Weekly journal club didactics with PM&R and other primary care sports medicine faculty
    • Weekly sports medicine conferences with the orthopedic surgery sports medicine service
    • Monthly conferences with the orthopedic spine surgeons
    • Quarterly journal club with physical therapists
    • Annual ultrasound didactic course given by Washington University faculty/alumni
    • The opportunity to attend one or more conferences or courses depending on the fellow’s interests (In the past, fellows have attended events such as the annual AAPM&R conference, Washington University physical therapy course, NASS lumbar injection course, AMSSM advanced team physician course, etc.)
    • Opportunities to teach and interact with Washington University PM&R residents and medical students
  • What electives are available?
    • We offer our fellows to attend the SIS Conference, an ultrasound course, or a PT course.
  • What makes us unique?
    • Collaborative research opportunities are abundant and participation is encouraged. For example, Washington University Orthopedics has a multidisciplinary research group focusing on adolescent and young adult hip disorders. There is also ongoing research with the Hand and Microsurgery division using ultrasound to evaluate nerves.

Contact Information

  • Program Coordinator: Christi Martine
    • Email: c.martine@wustl.edu
    • Phone:
    • Fax:

External Links

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Created by:
John Kiel on 10 June 2019 03:42:42
Last edited:
6 November 2020 22:11:52