Table 1

Years of training for a sports medicine physician including a breakdown of the years in each area of training

Specialty choiceYears
Primary care
Basic education13
Undergraduate degree4
Medical school4
Residency training3
Fellowship training1–2
Total25–26
Orthopaedic surgery
Basic education13
Undergraduate degree4
Medical school4
Residency training5
Fellowship training1–2
Total27–28