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Baseball Medicine Conference Scholarship


About the Scholarship


Dr. Lewis A. Yocum. November 8, 1947 – May 25, 2013.

PBATS is currently accepting applications for the 3rd Annual Lewis A. Yocum Memorial Baseball Medicine Conference Scholarship program. The 3rd annual Baseball Medicine Conference will be held in Glendale, Arizona from January 18-20, 2018.

PBATS will be awarding 10 athletic training students with a Dr. Lewis A. Yocum Baseball Medicine Conference Scholarship, which will be used to directly pay for the conference registration fee, a total cost of $450.

Students will be responsible for their own hotel and transportation costs. The registration fee will be paid directly to the Lewis A. Yocum Baseball Medicine Conference and not directly to the student.

Only those students willing and able to attend the Baseball Medicine Conference should apply. All students can visit the Baseball Medicine Conference website to register:

About the Baseball Medicine Conference

The course chairman, Dr. Neal ElAttrache, Director of the Kerlan Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship and co-chairman, Dr. Orr Limpisvasti, have designed the program for athletic trainers and physical therapists who deal with baseball and softball injuries.

The conference is endorsed by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers’ Society, Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association and National Athletic Trainers’ Association, and is supported by Major League Baseball. This endorsement is in keeping with their commitment to provide the community with the latest information regarding baseball injuries and their prevention.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Students enrolled in a Professional Program, Post-Professional Degree Program, or Post-Professional Residency Program, or their equivalent, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training are eligible to apply.  All applicants will be treated the same regardless of their gender, race, religion, national origin or sexual orientation.  All applicants must be able to speak and write in English.  Members of PBATS and their immediate families are ineligible for the scholarships.


All applications must be submitted by December 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.


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