About Us

ASSET is a group of multidisciplinary professionals in the area of shoulder and elbow rehabilitation who place a high value on efficacious exemplary patient care. We support critical assessment of information within the area of our interest and encourage professional growth through mentorship, fellowship, and education. We foster this through innovative progressive basic science and clinical research. We are committed to the ideas of open-mindedness and sharing of knowledge to promote excellence in patient care by all.

MISSION STATEMENT

We are a leading source of knowledge regarding exemplary clinical care and outcomes oriented research in shoulder and elbow rehabilitation.  We aim to assist the membership through the dissemination of our education and research knowledge.  Our membership criteria reflect the expectation of the highest quality research, scholarship and patient care.

ASSET HISTORY 

The American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET) was founded in 1991.  We are a group of physical therapists, occupational therapists and athletic trainers with a common interest in rehabilitation of the shoulder and elbow.  We promote improved clinical care based on basic science, knowledge of surgical procedure and clinical research.  We support critical assessment and encourage professional growth through mentorship, fellowship, and education.  We are committed to the ideas of open-mindedness and sharing of knowledge and promote excellence in patient care by all.  We strive to be a leading source of knowledge regarding exemplary clinical care and outcomes oriented research in shoulder and elbow rehabilitation.  We aim to assist the membership through the dissemination of our education and research knowledge.  Our membership criteria reflect the expectation of the highest quality research, scholarship and patient care.  Our annual meeting is held each autumn typically in conjunction with the Annual closed meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES).  Our meeting agenda is research and education.  The research portion includes the fundamentals of research and scientific research projects, which are in progress or completed by members.  Our membership and members of ASES present the educational program.  The thrust of the education day is to present clinically relevant information, which is scientifically.  In addition to our annual meeting, we have a newsletter and are currently planning seminars for educators and therapists.


 



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