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Published on March 26, 2012

Cone Health Sports Medicine Grads Recognized at NC Athletic Trainers Association Meeting

Two Cone Health sports medicine fellowship graduates have been recognized by the North Carolina Athletics Trainers Association (NCATA). Dr. Josh Bloom was named “Sports Medicine Person of the Year,” and Dr. Kevin Burroughs received the “Corporate Service Award” on behalf of the Sports Medicine and Injury Center, where he serves as Director. The recognitions occurred during the Association’s annual meeting in Wrightsville Beach.

Dr. Josh Bloom & Dr. Kevin Burroughs

“This reflects on the quality of our sports medicine fellowship program as well as the individuals in it,” says Dr. Bert Fields, Director, Cone Health Sports Medicine. “I am very proud of the contributions that Josh, Kevin and all of our graduates make in the communities they serve.”

Bloom is a 2003 graduate of the Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program. He completed his sports medicine fellowship in 2004 at Cone Health Sports Medicine. He practices at Carolina Family and Sports Medicine in Cary and serves as a team physician for USA Baseball, the Carolina Hurricanes and Cary High School.

Burroughs, who graduated from the Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program in 1999, completed his sports medicine fellowship in 2000 at Cone Health Sports Medicine. In 2005, he founded the Cabarrus Sports Medicine Fellowship. He is team physician at Catawba College and A.L. Brown High School. Burroughs received the NCATA Sports Medicine Person of the Year award in 2008.

More than 40 physicians have graduated from the program since it began in 1992

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