Medical Associations

The Advanced Medical Technology Association, AdvaMed, advocates for policies that advance medical technologies and patient access to these technologies. The association promotes a global environment that promotes rapid product approvals, reimbursement and access to markets worldwide.

This international association of neurologists provides useful information for its members, providers, patients and caregivers.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides continuing education to orthopaedic surgeons worldwide. The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (also AAOS) advocates for musculoskeletal patients and professionals.

The goal of the AACR is to prevent and cure cancer through research and education. The association publishes six journals and a magazine, hosts conferences and promotes cancer research worldwide.

The 37,000-member ACC promotes quality cardiovascular care by supporting education, research, and development of standards and guidelines.

With more than 52,000 members, ACOG advocates for women’s health care, provides continuing education for its members and promotes patient education and increased awareness of women’s health issues.

This association of surgeons strives to improve the quality of care for surgical patients by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.

The American Diabetes Association strives to prevent and cure diabetes as well as to improve the lives of people who have diabetes. The organization advocates for patients, funds research, publishes information and delivers services to communities. .

The goal of the American Heart Association is to prevent, treat and defeat heart disease and stroke through research, education and public health advocation.

The AMA promotes the advancement of medical science, improves education standards and improves public health. The organization decides policy issues and advocates for patients and physicians.

The goal of the ASMBS is to improve public health and well being by reducing obesity and related diseases worldwide.

The ASMBS is an organization that educates bariatric surgeons and patients about the use or bariatric surgery to treat morbid obesity.

The AUA is a professional organization for urologists. It provides a variety of educational programs for its members and patients

This site provides extensive medical information for consumers/patients who want to find information about specific health conditions and topics.

NASS, a multidisciplinary medical organization, fosters high quality, evidenceā€based, and ethical spine care by promoting education, research and advocacy.

The OCTANe Program Series connects biomedical and IT entrepreneurs, educators, researchers, investors and venture capitalists in Orange County, Calif.

Representing more than 6,000 surgeons and allied health professionals worldwide, SAGES brings minimal access surgery, endoscopy and emerging techniques to patients in every country. The mission of SAGES is to provide leadership in surgery, particularly gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgery, to optimize patient care through education, research and innovation.

The SCCM promotes excellence in patient care, education, research and advocacy as they relate to critical care.

SCVIR provides continuing education to physicians and scientists interested in interventional radiology or cardiovascular imaging techniques.

The STS strives to enhance the ability of cardiothoracic surgeons to provide high quality patient care through education, research and advocacy.