American College of Physicians
ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical specialty organization, and second largest physician group in the United States. Their 154,000 members include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents, and fellows.
American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association represents the interests of the nation's 4 million registered nurses (RNs) through joint membership with their constituent and state nurses associations, direct membership in ANA, and through their partnership specialty nursing and affiliate organizations.
American Medical Women's Association
The American Medical Women's Association is a professional advocacy and educational organization of women physicians and medical students. Founded in 1915 by Bertha Van Hoosen, the AMWA works to advance women in medicine and to serve as a voice for women's health.
Council of Medical Specialty Societies
Founded in 1965 as the Tri-College Council, CMSS was created to provide an independent forum for the discussion by medical specialists of issues of national interest and mutual concern. Founding members were the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Surgeons. In 1967, as other specialty societies joined, CMSS adopted its current name. Today, 42 societies with more than 790,000 U.S. physician members are members of CMSS.
National Medical Association
The National Medical Association (NMA) is the collective voice of African American physicians and the leading force for parity and justice in medicine and the elimination of disparities in health. The NMA is the largest and oldest national organization representing African American physicians and their patients in the United States. NMA is committed to improving the quality of health among minorities and disadvantaged people through its membership, professional development, community health education, advocacy, research and partnerships with federal and private agencies. Throughout its history the NMA has focused primarily on health issues related to African Americans and medically underserved populations; however, its principles, goals, initiatives and philosophy encompass all ethnic groups.
Service Employees International Union
The Service Employees International Union is an organization of 2 million members united by the belief in the dignity and worth of workers and the services they provide, dedicated to improving the lives of workers and their families, and creating a more just and humane society.