UBC Sports Medicine named a “Medical Centre of Excellence” by FIFA
September 2, 2016
The University of British Columbia’s Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre (AMSMC) was inaugurated as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence on September 1, 2016.
UBC’s sports medicine centre is one of only two in Canada, and just three in the U.S., to attain the designation from the Federation Internationale de Football Association, based in Zurich.
Jiri Dvorak, FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer, Steve Reed, Vice President of Canada Soccer Association and Deborah Money, Executive Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine were among those speaking at the inauguration ceremony, while others, including Bob Lenarduzzi, President of Vancouver Whitecaps FC joined as special guests. Read more here