Health and Medical Services
- American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Founded in 1968, AAPA is the national professional society for PAs. AAPA advocates and educates on behalf of the profession and the patients PAs serve. AAPA work to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of PAs and enhance PAs ability to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered healthcare. AAPA's vision includes PAs transforming health through patient-centered, team-based medical practice. The mission of AAPA leads the profession and empowers our members to advance their careers and enhance patient health.
- American College Health Association (ACHA) ACHA, formed in 1920, has been dedicated to the health needs of students at colleges and universities. The mission of ACHA is to serve as a leadership organization for advancing the health of college students and campus communities through advocacy, education, and research. ACHA's vision is to be the recognized voice of expertise in college health.
- American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) ACSM was founded in 1954 by a small group of physical educators and physicians who recognized that health problems were associated with certain lifestyle choices, especially smoking and lack of exercise. ACSM advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
- American Medical Student Association (AMSA) AMSA is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. AMSA is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. AMSA is committed to improving health care and health care 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, premedical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine.
- American Society for Nutrition (ASN) ASN is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together the world's top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals. ASN was founded in 1928 as the American Institute for Nutrition. In 2005, the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, the American Society for Nutritional Sciences (formerly the American Institute for Nutrition) and the Society for International Nutrition merged to form ASN. Today, the Society encompasses both research and clinical focuses and is building upon its rich history.
- Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) The AANMC was established to propel and foster the naturopathic medical profession by actively supporting the academic efforts of accredited and recognized schools of naturopathic medicine. The AANMC supports member schools and colleges in an effort to improve their quality of education, operations, research and patient care.
- Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) AAMC, founded in 1876, is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health care through innovative medical education, cutting-edge patient care, and groundbreaking medical research. The vision of the AAMC and its members is a healthy nation and world in which: 1) America's system of medical education, through continual renewal and innovation, prepares physicians and scientists to meet the nation's evolving health needs; 2) the nation's medical students, biomedical graduate students, residents, fellows, faculty, and the health care workforce are diverse and culturally competent; 3) advances in medical knowledge, therapies, and technologies prevent disease, alleviate suffering, and improve quality of life; 4) the nation's health system meets the needs of all; 5) concern for compassion, quality, safety, efficacy, accountability, affordability, professionalism, and the public good guide the health care community; 6) medical schools and teaching hospitals continually earn the trust and support of the public for their special missions; and 7) the AAMC and our members are a dynamic force in realizing this vision.
- Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) ASAHP, chartered in 1967, is a not-for-profit national professional association for administrators, educators, and others who were concerned with critical issues affecting allied health education. ASAHP strives to be a leading interprofessional voice for better health and healthcare. ASAHP exists to improve health... through excellence in interprofessional education, collaboration, leadership, research, and advocacy.
- Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) AUPHA is a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations dedicated to the improvement of health care delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education. AUPHA's mission is to foster excellence and drive innovation in health management and policy education, and scholarship while promoting the value of university-based management education for leadership roles in the health sector. The vision of AUPHA is to develop leaders who possess the values and competencies necessary to drive improvement throughout the health system.
- Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM) The CCAOM was formed for the purpose of advancing the status of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the United States by promoting educational excellence within the field. By promoting educational excellence within the field, the Council has assisted the acceptance of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the United States.
- Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) JAMA, published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal published 48 times per year in print/online issues. JAMA is a member of The JAMA Network family of journals, which includes 11 specialty journals. JAMA's key objective is to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health.
- National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service, Inc. (NAPNES) NAPNES is dedicated to promoting and defending the practice, education and regulation of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Practical Nursing Educators, Practical Nursing Schools, and Practical Nursing Students. NAPNES is a multi-disciplinary organization that welcomes LP/VNs, RNs, MDs, Student Practical Nurses, Practical Nursing Educators, Practical Nursing Schools, agencies, organizations, lay community and other individuals that are interested in promoting the professional practice, and education of practical nurses.
- National League for Nursing (NLN) NLN, founded in 1893, is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. NLN offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives. NLN promotes excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of our nation and the global community. The four goals of NLN include: 1) be a leader in nursing education; 2) commit to members; 3) champion for nurse educators; and 4) advance the science of nursing education.
- National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges (NN2) The National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges is an organization composed of health education leaders from across the nation from two-year colleges. NN2 is dedicated to promoting and encouraging innovation and collaboration; developing new leaders in health career education; expressing and advocating the interests of health career programs in two-year colleges; and working collaboratively to further policy related to health career education and higher education.
- Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) SHAPE America is the nation's largest membership organization of health and physical education professionals. The organization's mission is to advance professional practice and promote research related to health and physical education, physical activity, dance and sport. SHAPE's vision is a nation where all children are prepared to lead healthy, physically active lives.
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