Sports Medicine

Faculty Director:  Dr. Jeffrey Lai

Primary Care Sports Medicine is a growing subspecialty that showcases some of the best attributes of family medicine:  comprehensive care, point-of-care procedures, and community involvement.  The Sports Medicine AOC is a dedicated “track” which features a longitudinal curriculum that spans all 3 years of residency training.

Highlights of the Sports Medicine AOC include:

  • Increased collaboration with local sports medicine and orthopaedic specialists
  • Event coverage at Cabrillo HS and Marina HS
  • Pre-participation physicals at the high school and collegiate levels
  • Training room and event coverage at Cypress College
  • Training room and event coverage at Long Beach State
  • Race coverage at runDisney half marathons
  • Case abstract presentation at a national conference
  • Additional opportunities to present and train medical students and junior residents