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J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2012 Sep;42(9):748-9. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2012.0110. Epub 2012 Aug 31.

A sport physiotherapist as medical director: taking a leadership role.


According to Wikipedia, a medical director is typically a physician who provides healthcare guidance, leadership,oversight, and quality assurance. The medical director is responsible for creating treatment protocols and providing oversight for all constituents who deliver healthcare services to a particular target population. There are, however, significant variations from country to country regarding the role and responsibilities of the medical director. The author discusses his experience as a sports physiotherapist in the medical director position for the Israel Football Association.

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