The NFL Physicians Society

The NFL Physician's Society was founded in 1966. Its mission is to provide excellence in the medical and surgical care of the athletes in the National Football League and to provide direction and support for the athletic trainers in charge of the care for these athletes.



  • Recent News

    How does NFL use 'eye in the sky'? Chiefs medical staffers explain itNFL Evolution, October 7, 2014

    The NFL’s Eye in the Sky Sees Everything, Often More Than OnceMMQB, August 13, 2014

    NFLPS Members Named Recipients of the 2014 O'Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award, July 14, 2014

    NFLPS Members Named in List of Top 28 North American Sports Knee Surgeons of 2014Orthopedics This Week, June 6, 2014

    Always on CallMMQB.SI.com, May 7, 2014

    Rams' Dr. Matt Matava ready to give player advice during NFL DraftNFL.com, May 2, 2014

    NFL PHYSICIANS SOCIETY ESTABLISHES ARTHUR C. RETTIG, M.D. AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: PANTHERS’ ANDERSON FIRST RECIPIENT
    NFL GAMEDAY ON-FIELD MEDICAL STAFF
    Steelers doctor, trainer enjoy breakthrough with hamstring injury studyTribune Review, March 12, 2014
    NFL-High-tech attention, chicken soup combat icy gameReuters, January 4, 2014
    Medical check: A cold-weather guideESPN, January 4, 2014
    2013: Year of the Injury?Monday Morning QB, December 2, 2013
    SHE'S TACKLING CONCUSSIONS HEAD-ONESPN W, November 19, 2013
    What Is Medical Care Like on an NFL Sideline?Bleacher Report, November 15, 2013
    Panthers don’t plan extra precautions to combat Bucs’ MRSA outbreakCharlotte Observer, October 21, 2013
    Derrick Rose, Rob Gronkowski, others pave new road to recoveryUSA TODAY, October 17, 2013
    Advances in brain injury treatment will impact the NFL this yearNJ.com, September 23, 2013
    How Many Medics Do You Need For NFL Game?Yahoo! Sports ThePostGame, September 17, 2013
    Redskins Park: behind the scenesFox DC, September 4, 2013
    NFL players' medical records about to go online USA Today, July 17, 2013
    Guidelines issued for high school sports safety USA Today, June 25, 2013
    49ers' Crabtree, others can return faster after tearing Achilles'The Sacramento Bee, June 21, 2013
    NFL Sideline Concussion Assessment Tool: Baseline Test
    NFL Sideline Concussion Assessment Tool:Post-injury

  • Upcoming Meetings

    Combine RechecksDate TBA2015 NFL CombineFebruary 19-22, 2015