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go4Ellis app blog post
The following is a message from Go4Ellis, one of NATA's Exclusive Preferred Providers . The Go4Ellis app matches athletic trainers looking for per diem work directly with the people and organizations who need ATs for practices, games and events. At...
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The NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) invites candidates to apply to be the EDAC graduate representative to fulfill a one-year term (renewable once). EDAC strives to identify and address issues relevant to our ethnically diverse...
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By Beth Sitzler As Ron Courson, ATC, PT, NRAEMT, Director of Sports Medicine with the University of Georgia Athletic Association, took to the stage to give the 2017 NATA Political Action Committee Breakfast keynote address Tuesday, June 27, the room...
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What do “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Elf” have to do with the physician practice setting? Not much to the uninitiated observer. However, in one of the sessions at Monday’s Pre-Conference Career Workshops, those movies were used to help attendees...
keynote speaker Dr Zubin
We are excited to announce that Dr. Zubin Damania (ZDoggMD) will be bringing the house down with his comedic, inspirational message in Houston this summer as the 2017 NATA Keynote Speaker. Let’s just say this: You’ve probably never met a physician...
reimbursement, clinical care, transition to practice
Steve Allison, LAT, and his staff at Divine Savior Health Care in Portage, Wisconsin, were featured in the June NATA News as a key clinical site for NATA's Third Party Reimbursement Project. Allison started working on achieving third party...
go4Ellis app blog post
NATA welcomes its newest Preferred Provider Go4Ellis , a mobile platform created by NXTsports to improve youth sports safety by making it easier to directly connect athletic trainers with per diem opportunities at youth sporting events. This app...
NATA has launched the Sports Medicine Legal Digest , a new quarterly digital magazine focused on legal issues affecting athletic trainers and other sports medicine health care professionals. The first issue contains 12 pages of content related to...
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The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808), has just been re-introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. John Thune (R-SD) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). The house version of the bill, H.R. 302, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 9...
Last weekend NATA staff conducted interviews with current and former Seattle Mariners players Ken Griffey Jr., Robinson Cano, Felix Hernandez, Kyle Seager, Steve Cishek and Hisashi Iwakuma. During the interviews, players discussed the important role...