Professional Organizations

The American Academy of Family Physicians

The American Academy of Family Physicians is the national association of family doctors. The Academy was founded in 1947 to promote and maintain high quality standards for family doctors who are providing continuing comprehensive health care to the public.

The American Academy of Pediatrics

The national association of pediatricians. “Dedicated to the Health of All children”.

The American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM)

The American College of Nurse-Midwives is the oldest woman’s health care organization in the U.S. representing Certified Nurse-Midwives and Certified Midwives . The mission of ACNM is to promote the health and well-being of women and infants within their families and communities through the development and support of the profession of midwifery. Nurse-midwives believe every individual has the right to safe, satisfying health care with respect for human dignity and cultural variations.

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

The US national professional society for obstetricians and gynecologists

The American Pregnancy Association

The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness.

The National Perinatal Association

As an organization, NPA is dedicated to the promotion of health care and public policy which ensures the optimal health and long-term development for mothers, infants and children.

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

The SMFM is a society of maternal-fetal medicine sub-specialists and others who are dedicated to the optimization of pregnancy and perinatal outcomes. They are obstetricians/gynecologists with advanced training and expertise in maternal and fetal healthcare. SMFM provides leadership for the advancement of women and children’s health through pregnancy care, research, and education.