Medical Committee

Chairman Dr Michel D'Hooghe speaks during the UEFA Medical Committee meeting at the Fifth UEFA Medical Symposium in Stockholm on 9 February 2010
Chairman Dr Michel D'Hooghe speaks during the UEFA Medical Committee meeting at the Fifth UEFA Medical Symposium in Stockholm on 9 February 2010 ©Sportsfile

The Medical Committee:
a) exchanges views on current medical topics related to football;
b) draws up proposals regarding the treatment of injuries and football-specific medical conditions;
c) develops medical education programmes for football;
d) initiates and monitors studies on football injuries and other related projects;
e) monitors the UEFA anti-doping programme;
f)  provides material for the Medicine Matters publication;
g) organises a medical conference every four years.

The Medical Committee is supported by the Anti-Doping Panel in its work related to anti-doping matters.