Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Rochester Regional Health
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship program at Rochester Regional Health. As the Fellowship Director, I’m honored to present our program for your consideration. Our program strives to recruit top MD and DO candidates from Family Medicine programs around the country to compete for our one-year fellowship, which is ACGME accredited.
Though our program is new, we have built a very robust educational experience that will train its graduates to have a long, successful career in the field of sports medicine.
I look forward to speaking with you soon!
Christine Blonski DO, CAQ-SM
About the Program
Our Primary Care Sports Medicine Program provides an interdisciplinary approach that fosters contact and communication between providers from all aspects of care in the athletic community. At Rochester Regional Health, you will gain a much better understanding of the role of sport and the logistics, rules, and circumstances surrounding the coordination of patient needs.
We provide care for patients from all backgrounds – pediatric to geriatric, recreational to professional – and a wide variety of sport types. You will receive training and shadowing opportunities across a multitude of specialties commonly utilized by athletes, and will help coordinate services with specialty care when needed.
Areas of Study
Throughout the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship program, the Fellows will gain experience in the following specialty areas:
- Concussion and Vestibular Therapy
- MSK Radiology
- MSK Ultrasound
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Pediatrics (Orthopedics, ED, and Neuro)
- Physical Therapy
- Sideline Game Coverage (Rochester Institute of Technology and local high schools)
- Sports Nutrition
- Sports Performance and Training
- Sports Psychology
- Training Room Clinic at RIT
Connect With Us
How to Apply
All applications should be submitted through the ERAS website. All applicants must have completed a family medicine residency program within the United States.
Due to the number of inquiries we receive, we are unable to review any applicant information that is not submitted through ERAS.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letters of Recommendation
- Medical School Transcripts
- Personal Statement
- USMLE/COMLEX Scores
Why Choose Rochester Regional Health
Opportunity to enroll in one of two comprehensive medical insurance plans.
Option to purchase one of two plans.
Employer paid coverage equal to 1x salary with option to purchase added coverage up to five (5) times annual salary.
Option to purchase a vision & hearing plan.
Residents are entitled to up to six months of pay in the event of an approved disability, compensated at 60% of the resident stipend.
Residents are provided with long-term disability of 50% of resident stipend in the event of an approved long-term disability. Residents have an option to purchase additional long-term disability to bring the amount up to 66.67%.
EAP is free, confidential service for employees and immediate family members that provides assistance with everyday work and family issues, as well as more challenging personal concerns.
On-site Child Care
Child care programs are offered for children between the ages of eight weeks to pre-school, and a before and after-school program is available to serve employees and the community. Preferential consideration is given to Hospital employees based upon availability; these employees receive a discounted rate.
Option to enroll in tax deferred annuity plan.
Paid Vacation / Holiday
Christine Blonski DO, CAQSM
Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician, Medical Director, Concussion Program
Kate A. Grant, DO, CAQSM
Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician
Daniel D. Day, DO, CAQSM, FAOASM
Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician
Michael C. Stanton, MD
Rami M. Elshaar, MD
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Joshua Brugger, ROT, PTA, MS HSM
Phone: (585) 266-0061