Mission, Vision and Beliefs

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society is to:

Empower Athletic Trainers to be leaders in transforming healthcare by advocating, educating and providing resources to deliver quality patient-centered healthcare.

Vision Statement

The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society is a progressive  organization of health care professionals who work under the direction of a licensed physician. Licensed Athletic Trainers working in the Commonwealth protect and enhance the health and welfare of our clients through prevention, recognition, management, and rehabilitation of injuries. Further, the society's vision is to continue to promote our profession and to serve the needs of the membership.

Values Statement

The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society believes that the strength of this society is derived from the membership and the values we uphold. These values include:

  1. Possessing a deep passion for the athletic training profession
  2. Holding athletic training to the highest professional standards by practicing moral and ethical behaviors
  3. Encouraging the continuous improvement and advancement of the athletic training profession
  4. Demonstrating empathy for our clients
  5. Delivering current, quality, and evidence based health care
  6. Valuing a strong sense of family, both personally and professionally
  7. Recognizing and respecting diversity
  8. Serving as a resource for the public
  9. Valuing camaraderie and collaboration
  10. Exhibiting adaptive, flexible, and creative solutions



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