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ARP/ACSM Certified Ringside Physician Eligibility

  • M.D. or D.O. degree or a foreign medical degree equivalent.
  • Must have provided ringside event coverage for a minimum of three professional cards with at minimum fifteen total fights or five amateur cards with a minimum of 30 total fights.
  • Must be licensed and be in good standing with the licensing body authority, (i.e. State, Country ) in which he/she is a ringside physician in for a minimum of two years. This includes being up to date on required CME by his/her licensing body authority. 
  • Must provide two forms of recommendation from the following sources: State/Country athletic board commissioner, local boxing committee, or another ringside physician. Please use the forms provided on the ARP/ACSM website.
  • If applicable, must be board certified in a primary medical specialty (e.g., Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics, etc.).