To benefit mankind through the education of young people and funding of quality research leading to the improvement of the clinical management of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases that are scientifically based.
to work with industry to generate funding for research and the education of fellows and students
to make special efforts to enhance the careers of bright young stars by supporting their research and to establish an international exchange program
to give special emphasis to recruit international research scholars to come for collaboration with American investigators
to be a network of leading investigators from all over the world working together on solving problems related to musculoskeletal ailments
to play a leading role in the identification and development of key topics for ligament and tendon research