Minimum Qualifications

Diploma of Sport Medicine through CASEM

  • Must have an unrestricted license in Canada and be actively practicing in Canada
  • The primary care physician must be a member in good standing with the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) and the Saskatchewan Academy of Sport Medicine (SASM)
  • Other specialists, certified as FRCPC or FRSCS do not require a CASEM diploma
  • Should have experience working with high performance athletes
  • Must have valid liability insurance

Services

  • Sport First Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Injury Prevention (Warm up/Cool down, Stretching, Flexibility, Biomechanics, Screening)
  • Injury Assessment & Recognition
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Injury Care of Common Injuries
  • Injury Care of Life Threatening Injuries
  • Return to Sport following an Injury
  • Drug Education and Doping Control Workshops
  • Medical Coverage at Sporting Events
    • Exception: Physicians are not required to have their sport designation to provide service in this area. However, priority is always given to those who have their designation.
  • Drug Education and Awareness Workshop
  • Concussion Education

CASEM Diploma

General CASEM Members

Dr. Cole Beavis – Diploma

508 Medical Arts Bldg., Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : Yes
Concussion Education Workshops : N/A
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : Yes
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications: MD, FRCSC
Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Wrestling, Football, Lacrosse, Figure Skating
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession: 10

Dr. Megan Dash – Diploma

Dash & Reed Sport Medicine, Emerald Park


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : N/A
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : N/A
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications: MD, CCFP (SEM), Dip. Sport Med
Sports worked with regularly:
Hockey
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession:
5

Dr. Warren Dufour – Diploma

Dash & Reed Sport Medicine, Emerald Park


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : Yes
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : Yes
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications: BEng., MD, Dip. Sport Med.
Sports worked with regularly: Football (Roughriders)
Sports worked with occasionally: Hockey, Wrestling
Years of sport experience within your profession: 29

Dr. Mark Ernst – Diploma

Saskatoon Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Centre, Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : No
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: MD, FRCSC, Dip. Sport Med.
Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Football, Lacrosse
Sports worked with occasionally: Volleyball, Basketball
Years of sport experience within your profession: 21+

Dr. Martin Heroux – Diploma

Family Medicine Unit, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : Yes
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : N/A
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : Yes
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications: MD, CCFP (EM, SEM), FCFP
Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling
Sports worked with occasionally: Baseball, Rugby, Racquet Sports
Years of sport experience within your profession: 14

Dr. Marlys Misfeldt – Diploma

Kenderdine Medical Clinic, Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : No
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: 
Sports worked with regularly: Basketball, Wrestling, Karate
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession: 34

Dr. Mike Nicholls – Diploma

RCMP DEPOT - Training Academy, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : Yes
Concussion Education Workshops : N/A
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : Yes
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications: 
Sports worked with regularly: 
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession: 

Dr. Paul Taillon – Diploma

Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : No
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: CCFP
Sports worked with regularly: U of S Hockey
Sports worked with occasionally: Football, Soccer
Years of sport experience within your profession: 33

Dr. Kate Thompson – Diploma

MediClinic Urgent Care Clinic, Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : Yes
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications:
Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Lacrosse
Sports worked with occasionally: Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Basketball
Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Dr. Ron Ailsby

Pasqua Hospital, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications: B.Sc, FRCS(c), FACS, M.D., M.Sc
Sports worked with regularly: Roller Derby, Soccer
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession: 45

Dr. Wendy Chrusch

Wascana Rehab Centre, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: MD, FRCPC in Physiatry, EMG Diplomate
Sports worked with regularly:
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession: 10

Dr. Danielle Frost

Sports Medicine (ES - R3) Residency, Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : Yes
Concussion Education Workshops : N/A
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : N/A
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : Yes

Additional certifications: BSc. (Honours), MD, MEd, CCFP (SEM), Dip. Sport Med
Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Football
Sports worked with occasionally: Wrestling, Lacrosse, Soccer
Years of sport experience within your profession: 

Dr. Amanda Kleisinger

Wascana Rehab Centre, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No|
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: MD, PM&R, FRCPC, CSCN (EMG)
Sports worked with regularly:
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Dr. Mario Taillon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications:
Sports worked with regularly:
Hockey, Soccer
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession:
23

 

NOTE: Doctors can be any of the following practicing professionals. (information taken from the professional’s National web site)

  • CASEM (Diploma) – A licensed Physician who possesses the Diploma in Sport Medicine issued through the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine and Exercise Medicine (CASEM). Within Canada, the diploma is a necessary credential to call oneself a Sport Medicine physician.
  • CASEM Member – A licensed Physician who does not possess the Diploma in Sport Medicine, but is a member of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine and Exercise Medicine and has a specific interest in the field of sports injuries/sciences.

Non diploma members / consultants can only provide medical coverage at events and initial injury assessments.

Referrals from family physicians are required to see all CASEM diploma members / consultants for an initial injury assessment.

The following is a list of Physicians who have indicated they wish to be Consultants for the SMSCS.