SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Dr. Michael Corrigan, a primary care sports medicine physician for University Health Service at the University of Michigan for the last 16 years, has accepted the newly created position as Dr. Art James Sports Medicine Physician at Cal Poly.
Dr. Corrigan will be the first official team physician housed on the Cal Poly campus. He began his new employment June 27.
“I am very honored and excited to start this new position,” said Dr. Corrigan. “I look forward to collaborating with numerous campus partners in providing support for Cal Poly athletes as well as the general student body.”
Dr. Corrigan created and served as Chief of the UHS Sports Medicine Clinic at Michigan from 2007-19. In this role, he also served as Adjunct Faculty for the UM Department of Family Medicine, teaching UM Sports Medicine Fellows.
He also has held administrative and clinical appointments at the University of Michigan, South Bend Sports Medicine Institute, William Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Mich., and Grace Hospital in Detroit. He was a research assistant at the University of Michigan’s Dental School and Department of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Corrigan earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, earning class honors, and his medical degree at Wayne State University. He served his family medicine residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Mich., and was a sports medicine fellow at the South Bend Sports Medicine Institute / University of Notre Dame.
Dr. Corrigan holds numerous certificates and licenses and has earned several honors and awards. He is a member of the American College Health Association, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.
He has served on several committees and organizations, has performed volunteer service and has served as a lecturer on the subjects of preparing for summer camps, upper extremity casting and overuse injuries.
Dr. Sean Devine, Dr. Steve Sainsbury and Dr. Chris Byrne will continue to serve as off-campus team physicians for Cal Poly Athletics.