HSS has announced that primary sports medicine physician Marci A. Goolsby, MD, and sports medicine surgeon Beth E. Shubin Stein, MD, are the newly designated co-directors of the HSS Women's Sports Medicine Center (WSMC).
The WSMC was a first of its kind focused on women and sports medicine and was co-founded in 1997 by primary sports medicine physician Lisa R. Callahan, MD, and sports medicine surgeon Jo A. Hannafin, MD, PhD, who served as co-directors ever since.
The multidisciplinary center now consists of a team of sports medicine-trained clinicians including physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, physical therapists and sports psychologists.
Approximately 80,000 recreational and elite athletic patients a year receive collaborative care through the WSMC. Every clinician aims to empower each patient to achieve success based on his or her individual goals.
"The center's impact on the national landscape of women's sports medicine is immeasurable. Their selective and immersive summer internships alone work to shape the future for women in the field," said Andrew D. Pearle, MD, chief of the HSS Sports Medicine Institute. "We are proud to have them as part of our beam.