Indianapolis, IN (7/22/2021)—- The Indiana Athletic Trainers Association has selected Anna Foster, MS, LAT, ATC as one of three recipients of the IATA Professional Excellence Award. Anna will receive her award at the IATA’s Annual Business Meeting and Clinical Symposia in Carmel on Saturday, July 24th.
Anna has been a long-time secondary school athletic trainer serving at both Scecina Memorial and Carmel High School and currently serves as an athletic trainer for ProTeam Tactical. Her professionalism, clinical excellence, patient-centered care and collaborative spirit have remained constant despite the change in setting. In addition to Anna’s ability to connect with patients, her outstanding documentation skills, highly skilled manual therapy skills, and the desire to be a lifelong learner, Anna has served as a role model for her colleagues, AT students for which she serves as a preceptor, and as an example of what an AT should be to those that may be unfamiliar with our profession.
Formal Criteria for the IATA Professional Excellence Award
The IATA Professional Excellence Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated excellence through their work and service. To be eligible for this award a person must be an Indiana state licensed athletic trainer, be active in advancing and supporting the profession of athletic training, should make contributions to healthcare in Indiana, and be a well-respected member of their community. For more information visit http://www.iata-usa.org/.
The Indiana Athletic Trainers’ Association is a professional membership association for athletic trainers and athletic training students in Indiana. The IATA is committed to the provision of quality healthcare for the physically active individual and strives to advance the athletic training profession. For more information please visit www.iata-usa.org.