A report from the GOTS Academy – Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

As the students´ department of the GOTS (German, Austrian and Swiss Society for Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Sports Medicine), the GOTS Young Academy introduces future physicians, physiotherapists and sports scientists to the different aspects of sports medicine. Despite the main focus on orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, the interdisciplinary character of sports medicine is given great importance. […]

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Step 1 for better manuscripts: acknowledge the wounded writer

By Erin Macri, @Erin_Macri With ease, we can all recall the moments in grad school that brought us to our knees. The red pen all over an assignment, an endless list of reviewer comments, a rejected manuscript, an unsuccessful application for funding. And no matter how successful we are, writing challenges resurface throughout our careers. A […]

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Should trainee sports physician’s always be remunerated to provide medical cover at sports events?

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective (A BJSM blog series) By Dr Bhavesh Kumar   Background There has been recent debate on appropriate remuneration for the provision of medical services at sports events by junior doctors involved in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM). This has in part been prompted by a reduction in tariffs […]

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