Communications/ Marketing/ Membership Committee
The Communications/Marketing Committee is responsible to oversee all modes of communication within CASEM as well as the solicitation of sponsorship for both the annual meeting and CASEM corporately.
To develop and deliver communications strategies both within CASEM and to target audiences outside of the organization. To market CASEM and its activities to members and key audiences outside of CASEM. To ensure the highest level of membership services and satisfaction with the services.
- Improve quality and effectiveness of communications between members, committees, other medical community members, sporting community and media/general public.
- Be regarded as the “go to” source of credible information in sports medicine by membership, professional associations, sports community and media/public.
- Retain and expand membership by demonstrating and enhancing member services.
- To foster relationships with existing sponsors and expand agreements with existing and new sponsors to allow CASEM to grow in areas of member services and financial stability for the organization as a whole.
Committee Structure and Terms
Chair: The Chair is a 4 year renewable term and the selection must be approved by the CASEM Board of Directors. The qualifications of the Chair include; a CASEM Diploma of Sport Medicine and ideally should be knowledgeable in the area of communications and marketing.
Members: There should be at least six and no more than ten Committee members who commit to a minimum three year period with the option of a one term renewal.
Continuing Professional Development
This committee is responsible for the development of the CASEM Team Physician Course, the CASEM Advanced Skills Course in Sport Medicine as well as programs on specific clinical issues in sport medicine. To date, the Committee has delivered programs on: Osteoarthritis, Running Injuries, Anti-Doping and more recently Endurance Sport Medicine.
Dr. Andrew Marshall (Chair), Committee Members: Drs. Terry DeFreitas, Bruce Davidson (Advanced), Connie Lebrun, Ed Pilat, Bob Brock, Taryn Taylor (Team Physician), Tatiana Jevremovic (Sidelines), Kim Coros, Lindsay Bradley (Para Sport), Wade Elliott and Chris Johnston.
Credentials (Diploma) Committee
The Credentials Committee is responsible for the ongoing development and the administration of the examination for the Diploma in Sport Medicine. First administered in 1989, the examination is a multi-stage OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Evaluation) process. The Diploma in Sport Medicine is awarded to those who successfully complete the exam and serves to identify to the public and the profession those with particular skills and special expertise in the area of Sport Medicine.
Dr. Kent Pottle (Chair), Committee Members: Bryan Barootes (Chief Examiner), Ian Shrier (ex officio member), Markus Besemann, Jennifer Fletcher, Mike Smith, Suzanne Leclerc, Nicholas Mohtadi, John Philpott, Tatiana Jevremovic, Wade Elliott.
Post Graduate Medical Education Committee
The Post Graduate Medical Education Committee comprises of Fellowship Directors of sport medicine fellowships/PGY3s from across Canada. Dr. Wade C. Elliott (Chair)
For a complete list of current Fellowship Directors, click here
The publications Committee provides a formal platform for CASEM documents to be reviewed and prepared for publication. Documents include: position papers, discussion papers, website publications, etc. The publications committee will also review and categorize existing position papers according to approved criteria.
To see our positions statements and how to submit a publication, please click here
Dr. Julie Peltz (Chair) – Committee Members: Pierre Frémont, Kent Pottle and Margaret Burghardt
The CASEM Research Committee, established in 1986, includes members from across Canada and of different medical specialties. Its mandate includes the development of a systematic, comprehensive program of sport medicine research and research education in Canada.
To see our available research grants, please click here
Dr. Ken Trinh (Chair), Committee Members: Victor Lun (Past Chair), Anthony Luke, California / Sport Medicine, Jack Taunton & Brad Monteleone, British Columbia / Sport Medicine, Marni Wesner, Alberta / Sport Medicine, Pierre Frémont, Québec / Sport Medicine, Mark Leung, Ontario/Sport Medicine
The Selection Committee reviews all medical team applications received from the CASEM members, including physician nominations from National Sport Organizations, to represent the CASEM at Major Games. These Games include the Olympics, Paralympics, Commonwealth, Francophone, University and Canada Games. The Committee recommends the best qualified applicants taking into account expertise, commitment to Sport Medicine, the Diploma Exam in Sport Medicine and other needs from the Major Games. Also taken into account are specialities, gender and language representation.
Dr. Richard Goudie (Chair), members selected according to Games
Clinical Interest Groups (CIGs)
The Board of Directors feels it is important to support and foster communication of ideas between CASEM members. In some cases, the common interests of members will lead to groups of individuals who will develop projects, generate ideas for future research, and make suggestions to the Annual Symposium Committee for future seminars and workshops at the CASEM Annual Symposium.
CASEM CURRENTLY HAS 8 CIGs:
- Wilderness Medicine
- Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA)
- Women’s Issues In Sport Medicine (WIISM)
- Pediatric Sport & Exercise Medicine
- Team Physician Coordination
- Adaptive Physical Activity
- Endurance SEM
- Sport Safety