Preamble and Mission of HAPS:
The Human Anatomy and Physiology Society was founded in 1989 as an inclusive organization devoted to promoting excellence in Human Anatomy & Physiology Education. It currently includes members from high schools, two and four year colleges, universities, medical schools, and private businesses throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world. HAPS brings together professionals dedicated to sharing up-to-date knowledge of the discipline and committed to enhancing student learning.
“Learn, Discover, Share”
The mission of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) is to promote excellence in the teaching of anatomy and physiology.
This mission is addressed by:
Enhancing the quality of human anatomy and physiology instruction at colleges, universities, high schools and related institutions.
Promoting and facilitating communication and collaboration among human anatomy and physiology teachers.
Encouraging innovation, educational research, and publication by human anatomy and physiology teachers.
Promoting and organizing professional development programs for the teaching of human anatomy and physiology.
Promoting interaction among science teachers at all educational levels.
Providing the membership with opportunities to become and remain informed about the latest developments in the health/science fields.
Facilitating communication with other sectors of the educational and scientific communities.
Collecting and disseminating to the membership information regarding events of interest.
Fostering a sense of collegiality and camaraderie among members.
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