Dr. Kathleen Weber elected president of MLB Team Physicians Association — 3 highlights

Written by Allison Sobczak | May 03, 2016 | Print  | Email

Kathleen M. Weber, MD, sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago and director of primary care/sports medicine and women's sports medicine at Rush University Medical Center, also in Chicago, has been elected president of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association.

Here are three highlights:

 

1. Dr. Weber is the first woman to ever hold the title of president for this organization.

 

2. Dr. Weber currently serves as team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls and Chicago Force Women's Football, as well as head team physician for the DePaul Blue Demons, Malcolm X College and a physician consultant for Hubbard Street and River North Dance Companies.

 

3. Dr. Weber earned her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed her residency at Rush University Medical Center. She completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of California Medical Center in San Diego.

 

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