ABOUT AMSSM

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) was formed in 1991 to fill a void that has existed in sports medicine from its earliest beginnings. The Founders, most recognized and expert sports medicine specialists, realized that while there were several physician organizations which supported sports medicine, there was not a forum specific for primary care non-surgical sports medicine physicians.

MISSION STATEMENT
AMSSM provides a forum to foster professional relationships among sports medicine physicians to advance the discipline of sports medicine through education, research, advocacy and excellence in patient care.

VALUES STATEMENT
AMSSM is committed to the following values:

  • Service
  • Honesty, Integrity and Respect
  • Quality and Excellence
  • Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Read the Values Statement
VISION STATEMENT
AMSSM will be a worldwide leader in sports medicine.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

  • Education - Serve as the premier educational resource for sports medicine physicians
  • Research - Advance sports medicine research and scholarship through funding support, collaboration and partnerships
  • Advocacy - Uphold and promote priority issues in sports medicine affecting members, patients, and their communities
  • Patient Care - Foster excellence in the care and safety of sports medicine patients
  • Communications - Exchange information with members and the public effectively
  • Infrastructure - Optimize resources to support the AMSSM mission, goals and objectives
  • Collaboration - Develop and utilize mutual relationships to enhance the AMSSM mission, goals and objectives

AMSSM HISTORY...(more ▾)

ANNUAL REPORT 2018-2019

STRATEGIC PLAN 2018-2020
© The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
4000 W. 114th Street, Suite 100
Leawood, KS 66211
Phone: 913.327.1415


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