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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
AANA represents Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), the first clinical nursing specialty. Its website contains a great deal of information on the current debate over whether or not CRNAs should be supervised by physicians.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
National professional organization for nurse practitioners.
American Board of Medical Specialties
Umbrella organization for the medical specialty boards that certify physicians' training according to established graduate medical educational standards.
American College of Physicians
A national association of internists, ACP is the largest medical specialty society in the US and works to enhance health care quality and effectiveness. Website has the full text of articles from Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP Internist, and ACP Hospitalist, as well as clinical guidelines.
American Medical Association
Founded in 1847, the AMA is no doubt the most prominent organization of physicians in the US. It develops and promotes standards in medical practice, research, education and ethics, serves as advocate on behalf of doctors and patients, and provides timely information on health matters.
American Nurses Association
ANA represents the nation's Registered Nurses and advances the profession.
British Medical Association
is the UK doctors' professional organization as well as an independent trade union protecting its members’ professional and personal interests.
Canadian Medical Association
The Canadian equivalent of the AMA. Its purpose is: "To serve and unite the physicians of Canada and be the national advocate, in partnership with the people of Canada, for the highest standards of health and health care."
Confederation of Medical Associations in Asia and Oceania
Since its establishment in 1956, the objective of CMAAO activities as stated in its constitution has been to promote academic exchange and cultivate ties of friendship between each member medical association.
Medical Society of the State of New York
A statewide organization of licensed physicians, medical residents, and medical students.
Standing Committee of European Doctors
CPME represents the National Medical Associations of 27 countries in Europe and works closely with the National Medical Associations of countries that have applied for EU membership as well as specialized European medical associations.
World Medical Association, Inc.
The WMA represents physicians worldwide as an independent confederation of medical associations from different countries.