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
  • Drug Education and Awareness Workshop
  • Concussion Education

Updated as of July 2020

CASEM Diploma

Dr. Cole Beavis – Diploma

Works at 508 Medical Arts Bldg., Saskatoon


Additional certifications: MD, FRCSC

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Wrestling, Football, Lacrosse, Figure Skating

Years of sport experience within your profession: 13

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop

 

Dr. Megan Dash – Diploma

Works at Dash & Reed Sport Medicine, White City


Additional certifications: MD, CCFP (SEM)

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Football, Gymnastics, Marathon 

Years of sport experience within your profession: 8

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting 

 

Dr. Mark Ernst – Diploma

Works at Saskatoon Orthopedic & Sport Medicine Centre, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: MD, FRCSC

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer

Years of sport experience within your profession: 24

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events

 

Dr. Martin Heroux – Diploma

Works at Family Medicine Unit, Regina


Additional certifications: MD, CCFP (EM, SEM), FCFP

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball,

Years of sport experience within your profession: 17

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Assessments & Prevention Services 

 

Dr. Kate Thompson – Diploma

Works at MediClinic Urgent Care Clinic, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: MOOC Concussion Certificate, CCFP

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Wrestling

Years of sport experience within your profession: 8

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

 

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.