Archive for August 2019

Transitioning to a Physician Practice Setting by Nick Spangler DAT, LAT, ATC

Transitions are difficult. Lots of questions arise, especially in the case of transitions that are unfamiliar or require us to venture into the unknown.  In this particular blog entry, I wanted to talk about the transition from traditional athletics to the physician practice setting. This is a transition that I have gone through the past…

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Facilitation of Leadership by Athletic Trainers in the Physician Practice Setting

Leadership comes in many different forms, most of which are not always obvious.  Often times the most obvious leader appears to be the person in charge, however there are several opportunities to serve as a leader from the middle.  This is particularly true in the physician practice setting where athletic trainers are mid-level healthcare providers, but play a…

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