The Road to Sochi
Dr. Gloria Beim chosen to be Chief Medical Officer for Team USA at the 2014 Olympics
Just prior to assisting our nation’s athletes achieve their best at the London Olympics, Dr. Beim practiced her English accent at the 2012 BMX World Championships in Birmingham, England, where she served as the Chief Medical Officer for Team USA.
In October 2011 Dr. Beim was the Chief Medical Officer for Team USA at the Pan-Am Games, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Dr. Beim is a physician for the U.S. Track Cycling Team and a Team Physician for Western State Colorado University Athletics in Gunnison. She is a member of the Olympic Sports Medicine Society, and was a U.S. Team physician at the 2004 Olympic games in Athens, Greece. She was also invited to be a team physician for the U.S. at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, but had to decline the invitation as she was pregnant with her own potential future Olympian, her son Jakob.
She is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
In addition to publishing in numerous professional journals and textbooks, Dr. Beim is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the author of “The Female Athlete’s Body Book”. She has appeared as an authority in sports medicine in a number of TV newscasts and web based sites including The Today Show, Dateline NBC, Fox News and msn.com.
Dr. Beim enjoys many sports including mountain biking, snow skiing and horse back riding. She resides in Crested Butte with her husband Erik, daughter Skylar, son Jakob and their two dogs.