Professional Med. Organizations

Professional and Medical Resources

Federation of State Medical Boards
A national organization comprised of the 70 medical boards of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

National Medical Association
A superlative collection of Medical links, from general medical information to government institutions concerning the medical community. National Health organizations are listed as well as those specific to Men’s, Women’s and Children’s health issues.

American College of Emergency Physicians
Professional organization providing resources and support for members, with details of state chapters, events calendar, and CME programs.

Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
Information on the society’s aim to foster emergency medicine’s academic environment in research, education, and health policy.

ACPE: The Home for Physician Leaders
The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) is the nation’s oldest and largest healthcare organization for physician executives – doctors who hold leadership and management positions.

The American College of Healthcare Executives
An international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations.

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM)
The leading society for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners practicing Urgent Care Medicine. The AAUCM is comprised of physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners actively engaged in the field of Urgent Care Medicine.

Urgent Care Association of America
Urgent care centers provide walk-in, extended hour access for acute illness and injury care that is either beyond the scope or availability of the typical primary care practice or retail clinic.

Society of Hospital Medicine
The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) is a membership society for hospitalists—physicians who practice the specialty of hospital medicine. SHM is focused on supporting the hospital medicine industry and individual hospitalists. SHM provides continuing education and industry updates for hospitalists in its monthly publication, The Hospitalist and peer-reviewed journal for hospital medicine, the Journal of Hospital Medicine. In addition to its publications, SHM conducts surveys, prepares written analyses and offers discussion forums that aid in the overall development of the specialty of hospital medicine.

American Academy of Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants is the largest professional organization of physician assistants in the United States.

Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
Provides the most current information relevant to PAs practicing emergency medicine

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