Carlin Senter, MD

Title(s)Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1500 Owens St.
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Harvard CollegeB.A.1999Environmental Science and Public Policy
    University of California Los AngelesM.D.2004School of Medicine
    University of WashingtonResidency2008Internal Medicine Residency
    University of California Los AngelesFellowship2010Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
    University of California Los AngelesFellowship2010Medical Education Fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Dr. Carlin Senter is the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine Service within the Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. She is a primary care sports medicine doctor who focuses on helping patients of all ages stay active, reduce injury risk and achieve peak performance. She has particular interests in exercise counseling and exercise prescription as well as in treating sports concussions. She is also co-director of the UCSF Sports Concussion Program.

    Dr. Senter's research focuses on enhancing musculoskeletal education for primary care clinicians. She designs educational interventions to improve knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and diagnostic skills among medical students, residents and practicing clinicians. She co-chairs two annual continuing education courses in sports medicine.

    Dr. Senter earned her medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She then completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at UCLA.

    Dr. Senter is an associate professor of medicine and orthopedics at UCSF. She belongs to the American College of Physicians, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine and Society of General Internal Medicine. She has received numerous awards for teaching and service.

    Dr. Senter grew up in the East Bay, where she was a three-sport high school athlete. As an undergraduate at Harvard College, she rowed for Radcliffe Crew. She is currently team physician for the University of San Francisco, Golden Gate Rugby and Washington High School.

    In her free time, Dr. Senter enjoys trail running at Lands End, hiking in Marin County, eating It's-Its ice cream sandwiches and cheering for the Oakland Athletics.

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    1. Recommended Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residency Training. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2021 Feb 01; 20(2):113-123. Liddle DG, Changstrom B, Senter C, Meirick P, Stern N, Putukian M, Shah S, Powell A, Dixit S, Eerkes K, Moran B, Barnes KP, Dal Molin C, Myers R, Waterbrook AL. PMID: 33560036.
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    2. Treatment of Acute Sports-Related Concussion. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2019 Jun; 12(2):117-123. Gupta A, Summerville G, Senter C. PMID: 30887284.
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    3. The Rise of Concussions in the Adolescent Population. Orthop J Sports Med. 2016 Aug; 4(8):2325967116662458. Zhang AL, Sing DC, Rugg CM, Feeley BT, Senter C. PMID: 27579334.
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    4. The Legal Landscape of Concussion: Implications for Sports Medicine Providers. Sports Health. 2016 Sep; 8(5):465-8. Albano AW, Senter C, Adler RH, Herring SA, Asif IM. PMID: 27530613.
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    5. The Rise of Concussions in the Adolescent Population. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016 Jul 18; 4(7 Suppl):2325967116s0020. Alan L. Zhang, David C. Sing, Caitlin Marie Rugg, Brian T. Feeley, Carlin Senter. .
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    6. Referring wisely: orthopedic referral guidelines at an academic institution. Am J Manag Care. 2016 05 01; 22(5):e185-91. Otto ME, Senter C, Gonzales R, Gleason N. PMID: 27266584.
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    7. Prescribing exercise for women. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2013 Jun; 6(2):164-72. Senter C, Appelle N, Behera SK. PMID: 23553380.
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    8. General Medicine - Rowing. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2010 May 1; 42(5):238-239. Carlin Senter, John P. DiFiori. .
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    9. Wrist Injury - Diver. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2009 May 1; 41(5):50. Carlin Senter, John P. DiFiori. .
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    10. Biomechanical analysis of tibial torque and knee flexion angle: implications for understanding knee injury. Sports Med. 2006; 36(8):635-41. Senter C, Hame SL. PMID: 16869706.
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