AMSSM

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AMSSMAmerican Medical Society for Sports Medicine
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Founded in 1991, the AMSSM is now comprised of over 1,300 sports medicine physicians whose goal is to provide a link between the rapidly expanding core of knowledge related to sports medicine and its application to patients in a clinical setting.
The majority of AMSSM members are primary care physicians with fellowship training and added qualification in Sports Medicine who then combine their practice of Sports Medicine with their primary specialty, but the AMSSM also includes members who specialize solely in non-surgical sports medicine, serve as full-time team physicians, or specialize in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Matthew Gammons was nominated by AMSSM and is the primary care physician at the Killington Medical Clinic and the Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic where he currently works with patients incurring a variety of sports-related injuries from concussions through torn ACLs.
Most authorities agree that the history should at least contain the recommendations of the lead organizations involved in athletic care (AAFP, AAP, AMSSM, AOSSM, and AOASM), found in a monograph published in its second edition in 1997.
AMSSM is comprised of over 800 Sports Medicine Physicians whose goal is to provide a link between the rapidly expanding core of knowledge related to sports medicine and its application to patients in a clinical setting.