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Medical Personnel

We are recruiting qualified medical personnel to serve as Ringside Physicians.  We require medical personnel at all regulated events. To be eligible to serve as a Ringside Physician, you must be licensed in Oregon. 

Ringside medical personnel duites: 
  • Conduct pre-fight physical examinations of unarmed combat sport competitors.
  • Review submitted medical testing to approve applicants for competition.
  • Observe the competition and respond to medical needs; including advice to referees on the continuation of a bout after injuries.
  • Perform post-competition examinations to determine if a competitor must be temporarily or permanently suspended from further competition.
Medical Personnel are temporary employees of the Oregon State Athletic Commission - Oregon State Police.  All applicants must be either a Medical Doctor (M.D.) or a Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.).  There are also opportunities to work alongside a ringside physician as a Certified Physicians Assistant (PA-C). 

If you are interested in becoming a Ringside Physician:
  • Submit Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact our office to schedule a date to shadow a ringside physician
  • Submit the application for medical personnel
  • Submit a copy of medical license
  • Submit a copy of drivers license
Upon review of your application, you will be asked to complete a fingerprint background check.

500 Airport Rd


Oregon State Athletic Commission

500 Airport Rd SE

Salem, OR 97301

Phone: (503) 871-5091 (cell) Main

Phone: (971) 428-7569 (cell) Alternate

FAX: (503) 540-1440