Primary Care Sports Medicine fellow speaking with a patient holding a model.

Graduate medical education in sports medicine at Mayo Clinic

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The one-year Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship involves the primary care of patients with sports, fitness, or recreational activity-related injuries that adversely affect their ability to participate in physical activity. The fellowship is based out of the Department of Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

High quality of life, low cost of living, and varied social, cultural, and sports-related opportunities are available in Jacksonville. In addition, the surrounding pristine beaches and endless hiking trails are a perfect complement to the comprehensive nature of this sports medicine fellowship.

We're committed to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

  • Sports medicine coverage (three high schools, one university (UNF), one professional sports (WTA), one Olympic team — USA Taekwondo)
  • #9 sports medicine faculty on national sports medicine board/committees
  • #10 active sports medicine research projects
  • #16 sports medicine publications in 2022
  • #60 national and international presentations by sports medicine faculty
Views of our Florida campus


Views of our Florida campus

George Pujalte, M.D. working with a patient.

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

Jennifer Maynard, M.D.

Director's welcome

Our sports medicine team is truly a family. We dedicate our time and effort in clinic and on the sideline with the ultimate goal of providing the best educational opportunities for our sports medicine fellow. Each faculty member brings their own passion and specialty to this dynamic group. I'm proud to lead this team as we help guide the sports medicine fellow on their individual career path.

Video: Simulation Center Tour


Video: Simulation Center Tour


The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Program history

The Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship began in 2002 through a collaborative effort of dedicated physicians at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. We anticipate one trainee will complete this program annually.

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