Jamaica’s premier sports and exercise medicine professionals

Our History

Established in 1979 by Dr Arthur Wint and Sir John Golding, the Jamaica Association of Sports Medicine has evolved as a multidisciplinary organization that continues to provide leadership and extensive support for Jamaica’s athletes and the country’s sport development aspirations. In providing first class support for all athletes, the Association convenes a wide field of professionals from various disciplines. These include Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Dentistry, Sport Physiotherapy, Sport Psychology, Sport Nutrition, Coaching, Physical Education and Nursing. Affiliate professionals include Masseuses, Emergency Medical Technicians and Athletic Trainers. The JASM is complemented by a Western Branch and Central Chapter

What We Do

The JASM’s work involves providing service to Jamaica’s athletes in support of their preparation and journey toward optimal performance. This is accomplished through education, advocacy, research and the inclusion of global best practices in athlete care and rehabilitation. The Association seeks to promote the discipline of Sports Medicine among all stakeholders while providing expert advice, information and commentary on a variety of issues related to sports medicine and overall human wellness. Regular interaction with the athletic and general community is facilitated through seminars, workshops and the provision of medical coverage for all major sports events across the island.

Our Mission

To provide optimal care for the sportsperson through injury prevention and education, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries towards maintaining international status as a premier sporting nation.

Our Vision

To maintain our position as the leading resource for sports and exercise medicine in Jamaica and expand into the wider Caribbean

 

 

Meet Our Team

Rhonda Hutson

President

Ruchelle Brown Calvert

Vice President

Safiya Franklin

Honorary Secretary

Pier Ann Patterson-Brown

Honorary Treasurer