Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.


Welcome to the UCSF PlaySafe Sports Medicine Program


Contact Us

PlaySafe is a non-profit community outreach program run by the Sports Medicine Division at the UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. For any questions, please contact

Mission Statement

The mission of the UCSF PlaySafe Sports Medicine Program is to provide a safe and positive environment for athletic pursuits, to facilitate access to the highest quality sports medicine care, and to encourage physical and mental growth by empowering student-athletes to lead balanced, physically active lifestyles.

Program Services

Medical Screenings

Pre-Participation Physical Exams
PlaySafe Cardiac Physicals
Wrestling Weight Management Program

Sports Medicine Care

Development if Sports Medicine Training Rooms
On-Site Sports Medicine Care
Sports Event Coverage

Athlete Referrals

Priority Access to UCSF Sports Medicine Clinic
Access to UCSF Sports Medicine Referral Network
UCSF Sports Concussion Clinic


PlaySafe Student Sports Medicine Club
Athlete/Coach/Parent/Officials Injury Education
Sports Medicine Conferences and Community Outreach

PlaySafe Program Schools

San Francisco Unified School District

Balboa High School
Phillip and Sala Burton High School
Galileo High School
June JordanHigh School
Abraham Lincoln High School
Lowell High School
Thurgood Marshall High School
Mission High School
John O’Connell High School
S.F. International High School
The Academy – San Francisco @ McAteer
Raoul Wallenberg High School
George Washington High School

Tamalpais Union High School District

Redwood High School
Sir Francis Drake High School
Tamalpais High School

Private High Schools

St. Ignatius High School
Archbishop Riordan High School
Stuart Hall High School
Convent of the Sacred Heart High School