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Sports Medicine Fellowship:
Current Fellow

Malia Cali

Malia Cali


  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Washington
  • PM&R Residency: University of Colorado
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University at New Orleans
  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research Interests:

  • Running and Endurance Medicine
  • Diagnostic and Theraputic Ultrasound
  • Exercise is Medicine
  • Sports Injury Epidemiology

Personal Interests:

In my free time I enjoy running, cycling, hiking, and skiing. I also love traveling, exploring new breweries and restaurants, cheering for my favorite sports teams, and live music.

Why UW?

  • The UW sports medicine fellowship provides well-rounded, PM&R specific sports medicine training that can be tailored to an individual’s career goals and interests.
  • Excellent procedural training including ultrasound, regenerative medicine, fluoroscopy, and EMG.
  • Opportunity to train at different clinical sites with a diverse patient population of all ages and performance levels.
  • Variety of coverage experiences including mass coverage endurance events such as Ironman Washington and the Seattle Marathon.
  • Mentorship from highly regarded sports medicine faculty who are dedicated to training expert sports medicine physicians.
  • Abundance of teaching and research opportunities.
  • Opportunity to explore Seattle and the Pacific Northwest!

Previous Fellows

Sports Medicine Fellows Post-Fellowship Job

Ahmed El-Sayed, Do

University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)

Christina Giacomazzi, DO

Kaiser Permanente (San Diego)

Sherry Igbinigie, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Trevor Gessel, MD

Casper Orthopedics (Casper, WY)

Chris McMullen, MD

University of Washington

Nate Olafsen, MD

Washington University (St Louis)

Adrielle Fry, MD

Evergreen Sports & Spine (Kirkland)

Steve Gingrich, MD

Pac Med Center (Sports Med-Seattle)

Matthew Grierson, MD

Seattle Sports and Spine (Seattle)

Brian Liem, MD

University of Washington

Dan Colonno, MD

Kaiser (Denver)

Leah Concannon, MD

University of Washington

Erin Maslowski, MD

Gunderson Lutheran Clinic (WI)

Trevin Thurmin, MD

Private Practice (Los Angeles)

Kirk Danielson, MD

Providence Med Group (Centralia)

Nayna Patel, MD

Scripps / Ortho (San Diego)

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