On today’s episode we welcome Dr. Rebeccah Rodriguez, a Latin American trailblazer and Osteopathic Physician who serves the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee as a Team USA physician and was on the medical staff at the Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, California, as team physician for over 10 years. Dr. Rodríguez earned her medical degree from the ATSU- Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and subsequently completed a family practice residency at John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. She Did a Sports medicine Fellowship and San Diego Sports Medicine & Family Health Center, Sports Medicine Fellowship in 2010 which opened up the door for her to work with the Olympic rugby team
Beyond her family and sports medicine practice, Dr. Rodriguez is Passionate about improving quality healthcare. She helps make policy for national organizations such as the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine as second Vice President, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians California Board, Health and Wellness and Procedural Committee, and the President’s Council for Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition.
Dr. Rodriguez shares her views on osteopathic medicine, sports medicine, and how she felt as a woman going in to sports medicine, a previously male dominated field. We hope you enjoy this episode.