Med student Penelope Halkiadakis discusses taking part in the NFL’s Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative

HBCU, Diverse Medical Students On NFL Teams’ Training Camp Staffs
Sports IllustratedPenelope Halkiadakis, a third-year student at the School of Medicine, discussed her opportunity to take part in the National Football League’s Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative. “I am excited to learn from an experienced multidisciplinary team of expert clinicians that all play an important role in the delivery of excellent, comprehensive, innovative, and patient-centered care to high-performing professional athletes,” she said. “As an aspiring orthopedic surgeon, I look forward to expanding my clinical knowledge and learning from providers and patients alike as I participate in the diagnosis, management, rehabilitation, and return-to-play of NFL athletes.”