Our mission at the Slocum Reserach & Education Foundation is to improve musculoskeletal care across the lifespan through community-based research, education and collaboration.


The vision of the Slocum Research & Education Foundation is that all healthcare providers base clinical decision-making on the best available evidence, tailor treatment plans to meet the needs and goals of their individual patients, and invest in local solutions for improving musculoskeletal patient outcomes, across all care settings and in our communities.


Our work focuses on promising opportunities for improving patient care and community health toward achieving the following specific aims:

  • Prevent disability
  • Enhance athletic performance
  • Restore function and quality of life
  • Inform new approaches to patient care, treatment and rehabilitation
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