The International Institute for Race Medicine, (IIRM) has been established to provide educational materials and act as a resource for all medical professionals, including: physicians, nurses, physical therapists, athletic trainers, EMS personnel, physician assistants, and others who work or volunteer at any road or bike race from the 5k to the ultra marathon.
Many of the founding members of IIRM have been at the forefront of “running medicine.” They have consistently ushered in new and innovative approaches to the medical services provided at all types of large scale athletic events.
IIRM provides assistance with:
- Education programs highlighting proven medical standards and protocols
- Operational planning and logistics for all types of distance events
- Development and coordination of research projects that will improve our standards of care
- Act as a clearing house for all events and medical professionals involved in the care of athletes involved in road races, bike events, triathlons, and even charity walks.
By joining the International Institute for Race Medicine, you will gain access to vast resources of medical guidelines, logistical concerns and planning techniques. Your valued participation will also help to reshape our industry and medical standards of care provided throughout the world>