WLUK-TV (Green Bay): Inside the Huddle

Oct 11, 2022

As part of the NFL’s diversity initiatives, they have recruited some of the best and brightest from medical programs at historically black colleges and universities across the country to trail the training of medical staffs on the league. It is an area in dire need of new blood…”The Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline, the program that was initiated this year to increase and broaden diversity within the NFL medical staff really trying to give people of color opportunity and exposure to the NFL,” says Los Angeles Rams Vice President of Sports Medicine and Performance, Reggie Scott…”This is extremely unique experience for something that typically is not available at the medical student level, and it is a partnership between a handful of the HBCU universities that have medical schools. The medical students are coming with us to clinic, they’re observing our interactions with our regular patients and also with the athletes here at the facilities,” says Casey G. Batten, MD, team physician for the Los Angeles Rams.

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