A coalition of national medical societies representing specialty physicians in the United States.
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the world's largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery. It represents more than 2,500 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world.
The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is one of the world’s largest organizations representing specialists who treat the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. Otolaryngologist–head and neck surgeons diagnose and treat medical disorders that are among the most common affecting patients of all ages in the United States and around the world. The Academy has approximately 13,000 members.
The AANS promotes the highest quality of patient care and advances the specialty of neurological surgery.
The American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) is a membership organization of fellowship-trained skin cancer and reconstructive surgeons specializing in the Mohs micrographic surgical technique used to treat skin cancer. The ACMS serves as the voice of the specialty, promoting and advancing the highest standards of patient care through fellowship training, research, education and public advocacy. The procedure has advanced considerably over the years and the College has grown to nearly 1,600 members, all of whom have received advanced fellowship training in Mohs surgery, pathology and reconstructive surgery. The ACMS is the only organization that requires its members to have successfully completed an extensive one- to two-year fellowship training program in Mohs surgery after they have completed their years of dermatology residency training. Contact: (414) 347-1103 or (800) 500-7224
The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons is the professional association for osteopathic surgeons in the specialties of cardiothoracic-vascular surgery, general surgery, neurosurgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and urological surgery. The ACOS was founded in 1927 with the goals of providing valuable resources, education, and unite a strong community base that helps our members deliver the highest quality care to their patients.
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, AGA has grown to include more than 16,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice, and advancement of gastroenterology. Phone: 301-654-2055
With a membership of over 6,400 physicians, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) speaks in a unified voice to promote, protect and advance the safety of dermatologic surgery patients. ASDSA advocates for access to quality care, skin cancer prevention and education, fair and appropriate regulation and reimbursement and patient safety.
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery empowers Anterior Segment Surgeons to improve the vision, outcomes and quality of life for their patients through innovative approaches to Education, Advocacy and Philanthropy.
The American Society of Echocardiography is an organization of professionals committed to excellence in cardiovascular ultrasound and its application to patient care through education, advocacy, research, innovation, and service to our members and the public. Contact (919) 861-5574
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 8,000 member surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 93 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, the Society represents physicians certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. ASPS advances quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery. For more information, visit www.plasticsurgery.org.
The American Society of Retina Specialists is the largest retinal organization in the world, representing over 3,000 members in all 50 US states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 59 countries. The Society serves as a national advocate and primary source of clinical and scientific information and education for its members. Contact: (312) 578-8760
Founded in 1902, the AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community. Our mission is to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy. Washington Office Contact: (410) 689-3700
The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations was founded when several state society presidents met and discussed common concerns over issues that were impacting practicing rheumatologists around the country. Since its beginning CSRO representatives and officers have had the pleasure of assisting groups of rheumatologists in many areas in the formation of new state societies and encouraging active societies to incorporate advocacy into their normal activities. Contact: (910) 256-9898
The CNS exists to enhance health and improve lives through the advancement of neurosurgical education and scientific exchange.
NASS is a global multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, ethical, value-based and evidence-based spine care through education, research and advocacy. Washington Office Contact: (202) 255-3100