How To Apply - Sports Medicine Fellowship



Interviews are scheduled in October and November.

The deadline to apply is September 1, 2021

Fellowship training begins on July 1st.

The University of Colorado Sports Medicine Fellowship uses the National Ranking Match (NRMP).  Applicants must register for the match via the NRMP.  Note:  NRMP is a separate online registration from ERAS. 

Interview Day, Benefits, & Stipends

Interview Day

Check back soon for details regarding interview scheduling.

How to Apply - Elective Rotation

Important Update:

Due to COVID-19, the University of Colorado is restricting travel for all employees and trainees outside of Colorado.  

Visiting Trainees from Outside the State of Colorado – Not Approved for Elective Rotations

  • We will continue to monitor recommendations of The Coalition for Physician Accountability’s Work Group and University of Colorado’s policy on request for elective rotations.  Please check back for updated information. 

If you are interested in an elective rotation with one of our fellowships, please email our program coordinator, Laurie Lemmel. We will keep a list of individuals interested in elective rotations and, if things change, will reach out to you on availability. Please keep in mind, it takes approximately 90 days to complete the required paperwork for an elective rotation with the University of Colorado if you are not currently in the system.

Elective rotation requests for the University of Colorado Sports Medicine Fellowship program and all required documentation must be submitted 90 days prior to the requested rotation date. Rotations are limited to two-week blocks; 1-15 or 16-31 of the month. If approved for an elective rotation with the University of Colorado, you will be notified via email.

Please send one email with the following information to Laurie Lemmel to request an elective rotation. 

  • Requested rotation dates (please send 3 if possible) – can include in body of email
  • Personal statement addressing why you are interested in the specialty of Sports Medicine and why the University of Colorado. (separate attachment)
  • Goals & Objectives for the elective rotation (separate attachment)
  • CV (separate attachment)
  • Medical School Diploma (separate attachment)
  • Step I & Step II – COMLEX I & COMLEX II Report Scores (separate attachment)

Rotation Request Requirements

Download a comprehensive check list of rotation request requirements HERE.