HAPS Strategic Plan

Mission of HAPS

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:

  • Promoting and supporting the development of instructional and assessment resources for anatomy and physiology educators.
  • Promoting continuing education in anatomy and physiology for HAPS members.
  • Promoting and facilitating camaraderie, communication and collaboration among human anatomy and physiology educators as well as those in related disciplines.
  • Providing publication and/or communication opportunities for educational research, instructional tools and recent developments that are related to anatomy and physiology education.
  • Promoting and organizing professional development programs related to the teaching of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Fostering relationships with organizations and individuals that have shared interests. 


Overarching Goal for HAPS 2019-2024 Strategic Plan

Remain the premiere organization for supporting instruction, assessment, and professional development in anatomy and physiology education.