What is the OMA Section on Sport and Exercise Medicine?
The section aims to promote sport and exercise medicine within Ontario and to help foster the development of physicians and allied health. They are involving in organizing the annual provincial sport and exercise medicine conference Sport Med. They also act as a liaison with other sport and exercise medicine organizations as well as the OMA Board of Directors. Any member of the OMA with an interest in sport and exercise medicine is able to join the section.
You will find information and tips for common sport medicine problems as well as links and resources for accessing a Sport & Exercise Medicine Physician in your area.
You will find resources for referring patients to Sport & Exercise Medicine Physicians as well as information regarding SEM services, billing FAQs, and educational opportunities.
Members of the OMA Section of Sport & Exercise Medicine may log in to the ‘members only’ section to access the latest news from the Section Executive as well as minutes from past meetings, negotiations updates and other hot topics.
In order to become a member, you must be a registered member of the OMA and then you can register under our “Member Sign In”.
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What Is A Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician?
Sport and Exercise Medicine physicians have specialized training and skills that position them to be caregivers for active patients of all ages. They have an interest in the promotion of lifelong wellness and fitness, as well as in prevention, diagnosis and management of illness and injury. Many have completed further professional training, in the form of a Sport Medicine Fellowship and/or an additional university degree (Master’s or PhD level) in a related discipline such as sport medicine, exercise science etc...
To read more you will need to download a PDF of the brochure “What is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician?”