International Olympic Committee

In May 2015, Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital was publicly awarded with an official plaque identifying Aspetar as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Research Network Hospital, confirming Aspetar as an IOC Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health.

Protecting athletes’ health and preventing injuries and illnesses in sport are top priorities for the IOC and its medical commission, and the recognition of this award has place Aspetar amongst the renowned and established research centres around the world which have demonstrated clinical, educational, and research expertise in the fields of sports medicine and elite sports to promote the athletes’ health through the prevention of injury and illness.