Peter J. Carek, M.D., M.S.
9298 Medical Plaza Dr., Charleston, SC 29406
876-7080 / (843) 876-7111 (Fax)
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Departmental and administrative
Residency Program Director
Education / Training:
College: Clemson University (BA), University of Tennessee (MS)
MD/PhD: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina
Fellowship: University of Tennessee, Medical Center at Knoxville
Positions in academic / professional groups:
Treasurer, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors
Vice President, Annals of Family Medicine, Inc
Selected honors / awards:
Mead Johnson Award for Graduate Education for Family Medicine,
Research / academic / clinical interests:
Sports medicine and exercise physiology
Graduate medical education
Selected or recent publications:
Carek PJ, MacFarlane LM. Current concepts in the pharmacological
treatment of obesity. Drugs 1999;57:883-904.
Carek PJ, Futrell MA. Athlete’s view of the preparticipation
physical examination: Attitudes toward certain health screening
questions. Arch Fam Med 1999;8:307-312.
Carek PJ, Futrell MA, Hueston WJ. The preparticipation physical
examination history: Who has the correct answers? Clin J Sports
Carek PJ, Dunn J, Hawkins A. Health care coverage of high school
athletes in South Carolina: Does school size make a difference?
J SCMA. 1999;95:420-425.
Carek PJ, Anderson KD, Blue AV, Mavis BE. Recruitment behavior
and program directors: How ethical are their perspectives about
the match process? Fam Med 2000;32(4):258-60.
Carek PJ, Anderson KD. Residency selection process and the match:
Does anyone believe anybody? JAMA 2001;285:2784-5.
Carek PJ, Abercrombie S, Baughman O, Buehler J, Goforth G, Hester
W, Lammie J, Snape P. Graduate survey of the South Carolina Area
Health Education Consortium Family Practice Residency Programs.
J SCMA 2001;97:250-3.
Carek PJ, King DE, Abercrombie S. Does community or university-based
residency sponsorship affect practice profiles? Fam Med 2002;34(8)592-7.
Carek PJ, Dickerson LM. Pharmacotherapy for the obese patient.
Clin Fam Pract. 2002;4(2):427-445.
Carek PJ, Mainous AG. The preparticipation physical examination
for athletics: A systematic review of current recommendations.
BMJ USA 2002;2:661-664.
Carek PJ, Mainous AG. A thorough yet efficient exam identifies
most problems in school athletes. J Fam Pract. 2003;52:127-134.
Carek PJ, Hueston WJ. Ranking departments of family medicine.
Fam Med 2004;36(9):660-663.
Carek PJ, Abercrombie S, Baughman O, Evans E, Goforth G, Hanlin
B, Hester W, Lucas J. SC AHEC Family Practice Residency Program
graduates: Where are they, who do they serve, and what services
do they provide? J SCMA 2005;101:100-103.
Carek PJ. Evidence-Based Preparticipation Physical Examination.
In MacAuley D and Best T (ed). Evidence-based Sports Medicine
2nd edition. London:BMJ Books; In press.