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Mission and Philosophy Statement

The mission of Hardin-Simmons University Sports Medicine Services Division is to be an extension of the University Mission to provide, “An Education, Enlightened by Faith.” The Division of Sports Medicine Services is dedicated to providing quality sports medicine care to the student-athletes of Hardin-Simmons University.

Our mission is enhanced by offering superior injury evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and education of sports medicine conditions to the student-athlete, athletic training students, parents and coaching staff. In addition to providing quality sports medicine care, the Division of Sports Medicine Services also provides excellent clinical-based educational experiences for the athletic training students of the HSU Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP).

Our fundamental goals, as a component of the ATEP, is to equip and empower young men and women to become competent Licensed and Certified Athletic Trainers who have a strong practice of professionalism, integrity, and are dedicated to the holistic care of their patients. The Sports Medicine Service staff strives to offer effective mentorships and discipleships to the athletic training students, and to provide students ample opportunities to grow personally, professionally, and spiritually.