ABSAME is an organization committed to the integration of the knowledge, skills and perspectives of the social behavioral sciences into the lifelong education of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. The goal of the organization is to educate healthcare providers to care for patients in a more integrated, effective and responsive manner.
The National Rural Health Association is a national membership organization
whose mission is to improve the health and healthcare of rural Americans and
to provide leadership on rural issues through advocacy, communications,
education and research. The NRHA is a non-profit association headquartered
in Kansas City, Missouri, with a government affairs office in Washington,
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to
raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.
This site contains information about ASRA, as well as excerpts
from our Newsletter, schedules of upcoming meetings, and information about
fellowships in pain management. The headquarters in Richmond, Virginia is
happy to provide you any further information. We welcome your visit to our
site, and trust that you will find the information useful and worth
revisiting as we update it each quarter.
The Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia or SAMBA, a nonprofit
organization whose purpose is to advance the study and growth of ambulatory
anesthesia and to encourage high ethical and professional standards by
fostering and encouraging research, education and scientific progress in
The Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation (CACR) is a multi-disciplinary association of professionals dedicated to providing leadership in clinical practice, research and advocacy in cardiac disease prevention and rehabilitation for the enhancement and maintenance of cardiovascular health of Canadians.
The mission of the Academy of General Dentistry is to serve the
needs and to represent the interests of general dentists and to foster their
continued proficiency through quality continuing dental education in order
to better serve the public.
International Association for Dental Research and American Association
for Dental Research http://www.iadr.com/
The American College of Emergency Physicians is a medical specialty society that was formed in 1968 to improve emergency care by setting high standards for emergency medical education and practice. The College and the specialty of emergency medicine came into being in response to the public's need for quality emergency care. Before emergency medicine was recognized as a specialty with unique training and skills, emergency rooms were often inadequately managed and staffed. As the number of patients seeking emergency care increased, the need for change became apparent. The College was created to effect that change and make it possible to properly train emergency physicians and staff emergency departments full time, thereby improving patient care and saving lives.
The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine's (SAEM) mission is to foster emergency medicine's academic environment in research, education, and health policy through forums, publications, inter-organizational collaboration, policy development, and consultation services for teachers, researchers, and students.
The mission of emed.org is to bring together, in one place, all of the educational resources and all of the reference information and tools that an emergency medicine or primary care physician needs for clinical practice, and to make the information easy to find, easy to access, and easy to use.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology welcomes you to ASCO OnLine, an interactive resource for oncology professionals and cancer patients. ASCO OnLine provides a range of professionally edited information, as well as interactive services for ASCO.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) represents over 10,000
clinicians and scientists committed to further the understanding, diagnosis,
treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and
the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research,
clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nationís predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Since 1951, the Joint Commission has developed state-of-the-art, professionally based standards and evaluated the compliance of health care organizations against these benchmarks.
HCFA provides health insurance for over 74 million Americans through Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP. The majority of these individuals receive their benefits through the fee-for-service delivery system, however, an increasing number are choosing managed care plans. In addition to providing health insurance, HCFA also performs a number of quality-focused activities, including regulation of laboratory testing (CLIA), development of coverage policies, and quality-of-care improvement. HCFA maintains oversight of the survey and certification of nursing homes and continuing care providers (including home health agencies, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, and hospitals), and makes available to beneficiaries, providers, researchers and State surveyors information about these activities and nursing home quality.
The American Medical Student Association is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine.
The American Medical Association Medical Student Section (AMA-MSS) is dedicated to representing medical students, improving medical education, developing leadership and promoting activism for the health of America.
The Student Doctor Network is an independent volunteer resource, we are not a mega-corp or a venture-capitalist project. We're here to tell you the real story about medical and dental school and help you reach your goals.
CareerMD's mission is to establish the premier career planning Internet destination for medical students, residents, fellows, clinicians, and researchers - the academic and professional medical community. CareerMD concentrates on providing medical students and residents with resources and information necessary to make informed career decisions.
The World Kidney Fund is an international fund established by the National Kidney Foundation of Singapore in response to the plight of kidney failure victims in developing countries, who have limited or no access to healthcare facilities.
A professional educational org for American Neuropathologists with over 800
members. Its purpose is to advance the science and practice of
neuropathology. They offer CME and an annual meeting in June for members.
The mission of the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) is to unite and strengthen the presence and the voice of specialty psychiatric-mental health nursing while influencing health care policy to promote equitable, evidence-based and effective treatment and care for individuals, families and communities.
The Association for Research in Otolaryngology is an
international association of scientists and physicians dedicated to
scientific exploration among all of the disciplines in the field of
The mission of the American Board of Otolaryngology is to
assure the public that diplomates certified by the ABOto meet the highest
standards of training and knowledge and to progressively raise the quality
of patient care in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
The national professional society of pharmacists, was founded
in 1852 and is the first established and largest professional association of
pharmacists in the United States. The more than 50,000 members of APhA
include practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, pharmacy
students, pharmacy technicians, and others interested in advancing the
In pursuit of its mission to promote public health, USP
establishes state-of-the-art standards to ensure the quality of medicines
for human and veterinary use. USP also develops authoritative information
about the appropriate use of medicines.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) is the
30,000-member professional association that represents pharmacists who
practice in hospitals and other components of health care systems.
Psychiatry Rounds is derived from recent Rounds presented at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and has been designed as an efficient resource for the busy physician.
Welcome to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Web
site. Authorized in 1946, NIMH is the component of the National Institutes
of Health charged with generating the knowledge needed to understand, treat,
and prevent mental disorders.
Professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the
United States. The Association is comprised of Affiliate Societies and
Training Institutes in many cities and has about 3,000 individual members.
We are a Regional Association of the International Psychoanalytical
The American Association for Bronchology (AAB) is dedicated to
promoting excellence in clinical care, education, and research in the
rapidly expanding fields of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology.
Professional organization of rheumatologists and associated
health professionals who share a dedication to healing, preventing
disability, and curing the more than 100 types of arthritis and related
disabling and sometimes fatal disorders of the joints, muscles, and bones.
Dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the
alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity
through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education,
research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient
The RACS is an internationally recognised organisation for 4700 surgeons who are based mainly in Australia and New Zealand. The RACS is also responsible for maintaining surgical standards in Australia and New Zealand through its Department of Continuing Professional Development and Recertification.