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ARP/ACSM Certified Ringside Physician Examination Application

  • January 01, 2018
  • December 31, 2020


  • Select this option if you want to take the Examination at the ARP Annual Conference on Monday October 29, 2018
  • Please select this option if you would like to take the Examination at the Pearson Testing Center.


Candidates must:

  • Have an MD or DO degree or foreign medical degree equivalent;
  • Have provided ringside event coverage for a minimum of three professional cards with a minimum of 15 total fights, or five amateur cards with a minimum of 30 total fights;
  • Be licensed and be in good standing with the licensing body authority (e.g., state, country, etc.) in which they are a ringside physician for a minimum of two years (including being current with required CME by the licensing body authority);
  • 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 with this application); and
  • Be board certified/eligible in their primary medical specialty (e.g., Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics, etc.), if applicable.
  • Provide  a signed Online Certified Ringside Physician Listing Application Form.
After registering, make sure to follow this link to upload these required documents. 

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