TeachAids Welcomes Division Chair of Sports Medicine at the Mayo Clinic to CrashCourse Advisory Board
TeachAids extends a warm welcome to our newest advisor Dr. Michael Stuart, Chair of the Division of Sports Medicine at the Mayo Clinic and Chief Medical Officer for USA Hockey. He is an expert in diagnostic procedures and surgical techniques for sports injuries, and has served the sports community for over three decades. He will be now be joining the TeachAids advisory board, sharing his expertise in epidemiology and prevention of sports injuries.
For Dr. Stuart, his commitment to sports safety is personal. All of his children have played ice hockey, and his three sons have played in the National Hockey League. In addition to serving as the Chief Medical and Safety Officer for USA Hockey, he has served as the team physician for numerous hockey teams, including the United States Men’s Olympic and World Cup Hockey Teams. He is a member of the Medical Committee and a Medical Supervisor for the International Ice Hockey Federation. He has received numerous awards throughout his career, including the “Doc” Counsilman Science Award for Ice Hockey from the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Excellence in Safety Award and the President’s Award from USA Hockey.
Dr. Stuart is an internationally renowned clinician and researcher in the area of sports medicine. At the Mayo Clinic, he is now a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Co-Director of Sports Medicine, and Chair of the Clinic Sports Medicine Specialty Council. He primarily focuses on complex knee problems and helps injured patients of all activity levels to recover and return to activity, but has wide research interests in the epidemiology and treatment of sports injuries. Having published over 250 journal articles and 40 book chapters, Dr. Stuart has made incredible contributions to the body of literature in sports medicine.
We are proud to welcome such a passionate and experienced physician to our medical team, and look forward to the positive impact we are able to make together.