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.
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 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. .
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.