2020 ACSM GNY Fall Conference


November 13, 2020

2020 ACSM GNY Fall Conference

2021 National Study Coordinator Kiera Borthwick (Washington & Lee University, 2021), 2020 National Study Coordinator Som Singh (University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, 2023) & RRIPG intern Tiffany Smith (Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2023) all had the opportunity of presenting posters at the American College of Sports Medicine Greater New York Regional Chapter 2020 Fall Conference (ACSM GNY).

Borthwick presented “Injury Profile in U.S. Men’s University Rugby-7s Players: A Six-Year Analysis”, Singh presented “Financial Burden of Sports Injuries in Women’s U.S. Rugby-7s Regional Tournaments Over Five Years”, and Smith presented her posted on “A Six-Year Evaluation of U.S. Men’s Rugby-7s Ankle Injuries by Playing Position: Backs vs. Forwards”. Read the full article here.


The Greater New York Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine has set goals to

1)  Promote and advance professions related to the science of exercise as medicine;

2)  Build relationships that foster growth and collaboration with other organizations, physicians, scientists, and educators concerned with the science of exercise and related fields;

3)  Arrange mutual meetings of physicians, educators, clinicians and scientists;

4)  Make available post-graduate education in fields related to these sciences;

5)  Initiate, promote and correlate research in these fields;

– Discounts to Chapter meetings and events
– Newsletter highlighting chapter events and news
– Opportunities to present at meetings, forums and events
– Access to student scholarship and award programs
– Opportunities to network with exercise science, sports medicine, clinical exercise, and allied health professionals
– Information regarding regional graduate programs, internships, and job opportunities