President’s Message  

As I am writing this, the summer is coming to an end and the beginning of the fall sports season is already well underway.  It’s hard to believe that our symposium in Toronto was two months ago.  I’d like to thank Jan Chithalen and his organizing committee for making the Toronto symposium such a success.  Thanks also goes to Steve Mills and the Continuing Education committee for making sure the symposium delivers material that is educational and beneficial to us all in our daily practices.

I had the pleasure of representing the ASD at the Joint Commission on Sports Medicine and Science (JCSMS) meeting earlier this year.  At the meeting former Surgeon General Boris Lushniak spoke on creating and organizing action plans and how organizations can work together to have a collective impact in their field.  To this end I have tasked the ASD Board with re-affirming and strengthening our existing affiliations such as with NATA.  

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