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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine

Family Medicine

Sports Medicine Fellowship

Student Health Services

SHSEast Carolina University Student Health Service is a primary healthcare facility located conveniently on central campus. The Sports Medicine Clinic includes comprehensive health care for student athletes, musculoskeletal problems for the student body and medical evaluations for those with disordered eating.

Ward Sports Medicine

Ward Sports Medicine Complex

Ward Sports Medicine building is located in the heart of the athletic complex on the campus of East Carolina University and houses the main athletic training room in addition to the Human Performance and Biomechanics Laboratories. The training room is the principle site for the care of ECU athletes. The laboratories house state of the art metabolic and biomechanics equipment and a climate chamber.

Fitness Instruction, Testing & Training Center

FITT Center

A new facility located adjacent to Minges Coliseum on the ECU campus is the site for the transdisciplinary ECU Physical Activity & Nutrition Clinic. This clinic is operated as a collaborative effort by sports medicine physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, biomechanists, and health fitness trainers. The center is also utilized for a cardiovascular fitness assessment program and individual physiologic testing (e.g. VO2 max, body composition, resting metabolic rate, pulmonary testing, and lactate threshold).

Orthopedics East

Orthopaedics EastThe home of the single orthopedics practice in the county, this new facility houses clinics, physical therapy, and x-ray. The fellow will spend one half day per week in an orthopedic sports medicine clinic as well as specific rotations in orthopedic surgery.

Family Medicine Center


The primary site of ambulatory training for the family medicine residency program is the Eastern Carolina Family Medicine Center, located on the medical school campus. Resources include patient care modules, physical therapy, nutrition services, psychology, pharmacotherapy, and an outpatient pharmacy. In addition, a treadmill suite and minor procedures suite are located within the clinic. This is the site for primary care continuity clinics and primary care sports medicine clinic for the fellow.

Vidant Medical Center

Pitt County Memorial Hospital

Vidant Medical Center, the primary teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine and the ECU Sports Medicine Fellowship program, is the only hospital in the county and serves as the tertiary care medical center for a 29-county region. The hospital is a 901-bed facility with a level I Trauma Center, Cancer Center, Heart Center, Children's Hospital, and Rehabilitation Hospital. Annual patient volume is 46,203 inpatients, 3,569 births, and 121,389 ED visits.