Professional AssociationsAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
founded in 1947 to promote and maintain high quality standards for family doctors who are providing continuing comprehensive health care to the public.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
the only full-service organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties.
American Academy of Pediatrics
its mission is to attain optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
American College of Nurse-Midwives
the oldest women's health care organization in the U.S.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
site for women's health care physicians.
ADA.org: Contents for the Profession
the part of the American Dental Association site that is for professionals.
American College of Surgeons
includes a variety of important features pertinent to the concerns of today's practicing surgeon.
American Dental Hygienists' Association
the largest professional organization representing the interests of dental hygienists.
American Dietetic Association
your link to nutrition and health.
American Medical Association
physicians dedicated to the health of America.
American Optometric Association
represents more than 32,000 doctors of optometry, students of optometry, and paraoptometric assistants and technicians in more than 6,600 communities across the country and in foreign countries.
the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses.
American Pharmaceutical Association
the first established and largest professional association of pharmacists in the United States.
American Physical Therapy Association
national professional organization whose goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
American Podiatric Medical Association
is the professional organization representing the nation's Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists).
American Psychological Association
the world's largest organization of psychologists.
American Public Health Association
a quality resource for public health professionals.
The Association of American Indian Physicians
AAIP is dedicated to pursuing excellence in Native American health care by promoting education in the medical disciplines, honoring traditional healing practices and restoring the balance of mind, body, and spirit. AAIP members are very active in medical education, cross cultural training between western and traditional medicine, and assisting Indian communities since 1971.
National Association of Social Workers
works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
an online resource for PA certification information.