The NFL Combine is a well-known event for its showcase of each year’s top collegiate prospects.
But while NFL hopefuls record blazing 40-yard dash times, the week in Indianapolis also serves as an annual meeting of the league’s top medical minds. It’s an opportunity for the most heralded names in the industry to share their latest research and educate themselves on breakthroughs in the world of sports medicine.
"I am proud and honored to receive this prestigious award and be recognized by my peers," McAdams said. "My hope for the future is that through the efforts of NFL team physician research we can continue to investigate ways to make the great game of football as safe as possible through injury prevention programs,” McAdams said.
McAdams just completed his 11th season with the 49ers and his fourth as the team's medical director and head team physician. He’s also a consultant team physician for the San Francisco Giants since 2012 and a team physician for the Golden State Warriors. Outside of his duties in professional sports, McAdams serves as a clinical professor and orthopaedic surgeon. His clinical focus includes sports medicine, sports injuries, knee surgery, knee injuries, shoulder and elbow surgery, hand surgery and ankle injuries.
About The NFL Physicians Society
The NFL Physicians Society was founded in 1966. Its mission is to provide excellence in the medical and surgical care of the athletes in the National Football League and to provide direction and support for the athletic trainers in charge of the care for these athletes. For more information, please visit www.nflps.org.