American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is a multi-disciplinary organization of sports medicine
physicians whose members are dedicated to education, research, advocacy and the care of athletes of all ages. Founded in
1991, the AMSSM is now comprised of more than 2,100 sports medicine physicians whose goal is to provide a link between
the rapidly expanding core of knowledge related to sports medicine and its application to patients in a clinical
Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR)
The American Medical Society for Council on Licensure, Enforcement Regulation (CLEAR) promotes regulatory excellence
through conferences, educational programs, webinars, seminars and symposia. The organization provides networking
opportunities, publications and research services for those involved with, or affected by, professional and occupational
regulation. As a neutral forum to encourage and provide for the sharing of best practices, CLEAR serves and supports the
international regulatory community and its vital contribution to public protection. CLEAR has defined its own educator
role as proactively identifying critical issues; providing a dynamic, interactive forum for exploration of these issues
and collecting and disseminating relevant information on them.
Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB)
The American Medical Society for The Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB) is a not-for-profit
corporation formed in 1974 to promote public protection and provide a forum for information exchange for associations of
regulatory boards and their affiliate stakeholders with interests in professional regulation. It is a membership
association which, based upon its public protection mission, is recognized as exempt from federal taxation under Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. FARB’s mission is to advance excellence in regulation of the professions in the
interest of public protection.
Healthforce Center at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Healthforce Center at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), formerly Center for the Health Professions, was
founded in 1992. For over 2 decades, their research and publications have helped healthcare leaders and policymakers
better understand the health workforce and develop successful strategies and policies. Their leadership training
programs have touched thousands of people across the entire healthcare ecosystem who continue to make significant and
meaningful change in healthcare.
Korey Stringer Institute
The Korey Stringer Institute works to provide information, resources, assistance and advocacy for the prevention of
sudden death in sport, especially as it relates to exertional heat stroke in the physically active community..
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is committed to the success of all legislators and staff. Their mission
is to improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislatures. NCSL is also committed to promoting policy innovation
and communication among state legislatures. Their goal is to ensure state legislatures a strong, cohesive voice in the
STOP Sports Injuries
The development of the STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries campaign was initiated by the
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
and now includes numerous partnering organizations. STOP’s public outreach program addresses overuse, trauma and
Youth Sports Safety Alliance
The BOC is a member of the Youth Sports Safety Alliance (YSSA), which aims to raise awareness, advance legislation and
improve medical care for young athletes across the country. The YSSA was established by the National Athletic Trainers’
Association and includes more than 70 member organizations.