The Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Clinic, British Columbia’s most established sport and exercise medicine centre, has partnered with the Vancouver Whitecaps to offer a joint one-year fellowship. The fellowship is designed to create a collaborative and comprehensive orthopaedic and sport physiotherapy learning and work experience. Come join our group as we pave the way forward in sports physiotherapy.


Fellowship Details:

·      1-year term (August 1st 2023– August 1st 2024)

·      20 hours weekly on-field and training room coverage for Vancouver Whitecaps Academy U19 team

·      Additional hours assisting the athletic therapist with Whitecaps FC2 in the MLS Next Pro League

·      15-18 weekly clinical hours at Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Clinic – Chan Gunn Pavilion (UBC campus)

·      Research opportunity in sport/orthopaedic physiotherapy

·      Weekly mentorship by SPC Diploma holder

·      Weekly collaborative sports medicine education rounds (sports medicine physician, orthopaedic surgeon, radiologist, physiotherapist, physiatrist)

·      Further education opportunities in conjunction with the sport and exercise medicine fellow (physician)

·      Other sport coverage/on-field opportunities to fulfill SPC Certificate or Diploma required hours (rugby, hockey, basketball, etc.)

·      Opportunities with multi-sport games and medical coverage for events (cycling races, marathon, etc.)


Required by Start Date:

·      Must be a registered physiotherapist with the College of Physical Therapists of BC, including valid professional liability insurance

·      Must obtain a Criminal Record Vulnerable Sector Check


How to Apply:

Please email the following by April 15th 2023 to Kevin Valcke

·      Cover letter/Letter of Intent

·      An updated CV or Resume

·      All levels of experience, including new grads, are welcome to apply

Apply by email