USF Health Sports Medicine and Athletic Related Trauma Institute (S.M.A.R.T.) 


Congratulations to Dr. Gianluca Del Rossi, who received the 2019 National Athletic Trainers' Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award!

Congratulations to Ian Graulich, the Athletic Trainers' Association of Florida's 2016 High School Athletic Trainer of the Year!

S.M.A.R.T. Mission Statement

Sports Medicine and Athletic Related Trauma Institute


Welcome to the USF Health Sports Medicine & Athletic Related Trauma (SMART) Institute! With a collective team of leaders in the fields of sports medicine and sport safety, we want to help you and your children succeed on the playing fields by utilizing the most current methods of injury prevention. Please enjoy your visit to our website, take advantage of the educational and clinical opportunities that we offer, and be sure to contact us if we can help you in any way!

The SMART Institute is a comprehensive sports safety program that utilizes a multidisciplinary approach with a team of professionals through the use of education, research, and injury care and prevention thereby elevating the standard of care for the youth, recreational, high school, collegiate and professional athlete.

The USF SMART Institute is a part of the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine within the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida.