Texas Medical Association
The Texas Medical Association was organized by 35 physicians in 1853 to serve the people of Texas in matters of medical care, prevention and cure of disease, and the improvement of public health. Today, with more than 43,000 physician and medical student members, TMA's vision is still to "improve the health of all Texans." TMA supports Texas physicians by providing distinctive solutions to the challenges they encounter in the care of patients…
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials.
Kell West Hospital
Kell West Regional Hospital is one of only a few physician-owned hospitals in the United States. A limited liability company composed of 74 physician partners owns 100% of the facility. Physician ownership permits medical professionals to actively control and manage the delivery of hospital-based care. Residents of Wichita Falls also have an alternative facility for diagnostic and therapeutic acute care. Kell West Regional Hospital is governed locally by a 7-member Board of Managers composed of physician members and community representatives…
Texas Physical Therapy Association
The Texas Physical Therapy Association is the representative body for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Students in the state of Texas. Our members support the Physical Therapy profession and represent all areas of practice from Orthopedics to Education.
American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 72,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
National Strength and Conditioning Association
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is an international nonprofit educational association founded in 1978. Evolving from a membership of 76, the association now serves nearly 30,000 members in 52 countries. Drawing upon its vast network of members, the NSCA develops and presents the most advanced information regarding strength training and conditioning practices, injury prevention, and research findings…
Southwest Association of Athletic Trainers
National Athletic Trainers' Association
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) was founded in 1950 when the first meeting of the NATA took place in Kansas City. About 200 athletic trainers gathered to discuss the future of their profession.
Recognizing the need for a set of professional standards and appropriate professional recognition, the NATA has helped to unify certified athletic trainers across the country by setting a standard for professionalism, education, certification, research and practice settings. Since its inception, the NATA has been a driving force behind the recognition of the athletic training profession…
STOP Sports Injuries Campaign
STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries was started by the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in 2007. The main focus of this particular program was the education on the importance of sports safety and how it relates to overuse and trauma injuries. The STOP Sports Injuries Campaign uses a wide variety of media that includes public service announcements, posters, DVDs, brochures/fact sheets, electronic newsletter, and an interactive website.
Texas UIL Concussion Management