Healthcare Associations

Links to Healthcare Associations/Organizations (geared for Health Care Professionals) Sites:

American Academy of Audiology 
Dedicated to providing audiologists with the most current and comprehensive information available. 

American Academy of Dermatology
Provides the medical community with access to information about the specialty of dermatology. 

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Organization dedicated to improving and maintaining the oral health of infants, children, adolescents and persons with special health care needs. 

American Academy of Pediatrics
Organization dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. 

American College of Nurse-Midwives
Information on nurse-midwives, pregnancy and gynecology. 

American College of Radiation Oncology
CRO strives to ensure the highest quality care for radiation therapy patients and promote success in the practice of radiation oncology through education, responsible socioeconomic advocacy and integration of science and technology into clinical practice. 

American Hospital Association
The AHA is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks and their patients and communities. 

American Medical Association
A partnership of physicians and their professional associations dedicated to promoting the art and science of medicine. 

American Podiatric Medical Association
The primary mission of the APMA is to improve the quality of foot care in the United States. 

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Professional organization dedicated to advancing the practice of GI endoscopy. 

American Urological Association
Strives to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and in the formulation of health care policy. 

Health Forum AHA
Health Forum is the new enterprise created through the union of the Healthcare Forum and the American Hospital Association's publishing and data and information subsidiaries. 

MEDLINE
MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibiliographic database, containing citations and author abstracts from over 4,000 biomedical journals published in the United States and in 70 foreign countries.

Medscape
Provides health care professionals with timely clinical information that is beneficial for patients and practices. Presents information from many medical journals and sources. 

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
For quick access to timely communication from MCHC including legislative news, highlights from Council publications and a calendar of upcoming education programs, committee meetings and special events.

Radiation Oncology Online Journal
ROOJ is dedicated to serving physicians and allied health care professionals by providing an outstanding source of Internet based resources, articles and links to assist in the daily practice of radiation oncology.

Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology
An organization and community of vascular professionals, including individuals with expertise in vascular medicine, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, vascular nursing, vascular technology and other disciplines.