2020 EATA Registration is Open
Registration for the 72nd Annual EATA Conference is open. The meeting will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT from January 10-13, 2020. Register now for the meeting, workshops, the Educator’s Conference, and the Emergency Care for Athletes Summit. There is a NEW registration timeline. Be an early bird and register by November 18, 2019 for discounted rates!
In Memoriam - Rachel Oats
We are saddened by the news from Dallas that NATA Associate Executive Director Rachael Oats, CAE, our beloved friend and colleague, has passed away while in hospice after a battle with cancer. Rachel worked at the NATA for over 22 years, in several different capacities. She has been a tireless advocate for the profession, and a friend to countless ATs around the country.
The NATA Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Rachel an Honorary NATA Member. The EATA Executive Board voted to honor her with an EATA Presidential Award. The District One Executive Council has voted to make a donation on behalf of District One to the NATA Foundation's Rachel Oats Memorial Scholarship for Athletic Training. Click here to read more about Rachel, and to view a video tribute. If you would like to make a contribution to the Rachel Oats Scholarship, please donate via the NATA Foundation and be sure to write "Rachel Oats Fund" in the comment box.
EATA Treasurer Election
EATA President John Hauth has issued this statement on the recent election for EATA Treasurer: "The EATA Executive Board extends congratulations to Tim Kelly on his recent election to the Office of EATA Treasurer. The Board would also like to extend its sincerest appreciation to each of the candidates who were nominated and ran in this year's election. We are fortunate to have had so many individuals willing to serve our great organization."
Jennifer Brodeur Elected
The District One Executive Council is pleased to welcome Jennifer Brodeur as District One Secretary-Elect. She will take office in June 2020.
COPA Seeks Subject Matter Experts from District One
The NATA Council on Professional Advancement (COPA) is currently accepting applications for subject matter experts in the following areas: Rehabilitation Clinic; Private and Emerging Practices; Community Outreach; Performing Arts; Health Care Administration. Click here for details.
Emergency Care for Athletes Summit at EATA
The 2020 EATA Conference is hosting a pre-conference Emergency Care for Athletes Summit (5 EBP CEUs) on Friday, January 10, 2020, from 3-9pm. Attendees will recognize athletes who are most at-risk for cardiac events, identify stroke, pre-hospital patient management & emergency management airways. Click here to learn more and to register!
Educators & Preceptors Summit at EATA
The 2020 EATA Conference is hosting a pre-conference Educators and Preceptors Summit (4 Cat. A CEUs) on Friday, January 10, 2020, from 8am-3pm. Attendees will acquire clinical skills, teaching tools and tips for manual therapy and joint manipulation of the spine, dislocation reduction, medication administration, advanced wound closure, & gain ideas related to immersive clinical education. Click here to learn more and to register!
EATA Call for Grant Proposals
The EATA will be accepting proposals for Research Grants up to $10,000. Proposals will be accepted beginning December 15, 2019 through 11:59 pm on January 15, 2020. The PI must be an EATA member. Details are here: Research Grant Information.
Information on District Four Proposal