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meet the current sports medicine fellows

Fellows rotate on a monthly basis.  Full-time fellows normally do a different rotation every month.  Part-time fellows usually do the same rotation for two months in a row.

  • Anatomy - done at the Anatomy Lab at Oakton Community College.  This rotation normally takes place in July.
  • Orthopedics (3 months) - rotate at Orthopedic Surgery Specialists and/or Illinois Bone and Joint Institute
  • Physical Therapy (2 months) - on site at outpatient rehab in the Parkside Building with Lori Hamamoto, Kelly Moore, and/or Brian Cunningham
  • Sports Nutrition/Sports Psychology - these rotations are done during the same month(s).  Sports Nutrition is instructed by Andrea Ruolser - Rusin, MA, RD,LSSD, ATC and Sports Psychology is instructed by Joseph Barr, PhD.
  • Rheumatology - clinical supervision by Drs. Sydney Brandwein and Arnold Lim
  • Podiatry - clinical supervision by Michael Chin, DPM
  • Research/Electives - supervised by Dr. Skiba.  Work closely with Dr. Skiba and/or Dr. Vormittag to prepare presentations for AMSSM and ACSM as well as other mutually agreed upon topics.

Typical Weekly Full-Time Fellow Schedule*


am - Continuity Clinic
pm - Hutchinson orthopedics clinic and UIC TR


am - Sports Medicine Clinic - Nesset Musculoskeletal Center
pm - High School Training Room


am - University of Chicago Primary Care Sports Medicine (Holly Benjamin, MD)


am - Weekly Fellow's Conference; Hoeper Sports Medicine Clinic (Nesset)


7:30 - 3:00 Sports Medicine Clinic - Nesset

* (Part-Time Fellow schedule varies greatly dependent upon other responsibilities)

Longitudinal Rotation Opportunities

Dr. Skiba (ALGH)
Dr. Hutchinson (UIC)
UIC Training Room Staff
High School Training Room Staff (Maine East, Notre Dame High School, etc)
Dr. Okuno (ALGH)
Dr. Hoeper (ALGH)
Dr. Fragen (Health Endeavors)
Dr. Vormittag (ALGH)

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