10 Honors & Leadership Positions for Sports Medicine Physicians

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Here are 10 recent honors and new positions of leadership for sports medicine physicians.Chicago Bulls team physician and surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Brian Cole, MD, will host the 2013 season of ESPN Radio 1000's SportsMedicineWeekly. James Andrews, MD, will begin the show's season discussing sports injuries in youth athletes.

Dallas Cowboys team physician Dan Cooper, MD, received the Jerry "Hawk" Rhea Award for Outstanding NFL Team Physicians from the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have partnered with Florida Orthopaedic Institute, which will serve as the team's official orthopedic and sports medicine provider. Seth Gasser, MD, director of sports medicine at Florida Orthopedic, will lead the efforts.

The Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine appointed James MacDonald, MD, associate editor.

Brian Meyers, MD, has launched the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia.

Orthopedic surgeon Lyle Micheli, MD, opened the Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention in Waltham, Mass.

Bradenton, Fla.-based Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine | Pain Management launched a comprehensive concussion program, led by Jeremy Ng, MD.

Penn State team physician Wayne Sebastianelli, MD, stepped down from his position and will be replaced by Peter Siedenberg, MD. Scott Lynch, MD, will be the team's orthopedic consultant.

The National Basketball Association Team Physician Association named T. O. Souryal, MD, president. He is the team physician for the Dallas Mavericks.

Christopher Wahl, MD, was named chief of sports medicine at UC San Diego Health System.

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