Dr. Edward Amores, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP). Dr. Amores’ term begins immediately and will run for a period of three years.
As a member of the Board, Dr. Amores will participate in all aspects of organizational governance, including the development and enactment of policy, fiscal oversight, fund-raising, and effectively representing the members of the Association. Dr. Amores will also continue to serve as the Director of the ARP’s Annual Conference. He led last year's first ever joint conference with the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, and will lead this year's first ever virtual national conference.
The ARP has a mission to serve, protect, and educate all involved in combative sports. The ARP seeks to protects athletes worldwide by advocating for best practices in combat sports safety and by providing ongoing medical education to the broader boxing and mixed martial arts communities.
Dr. Amores brings more than 15 years’ experience in emergency medicine to this role. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He then completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at St. Lukes Hospital in Pennsylvania. He currently serves as the assistant director of Care Transitions in the Department of Emergency Medicine and also serves as a game doctor for the NHL NY Rangers. He is board certified in emergency medicine and primary care sports.