American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc. functions to serve the best interests of the public and of the medical profession by establishing educational standards for orthopaedic residents and by evaluating the initial and continuing qualifications and knowledge of orthopaedic surgeons.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The latest source for Legislation, educational, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.
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The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.
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American Medical Association (AMA)
The American Medical Association speaks out on issues important to patients and the nation’s health. The AMA’s envisioned future is to be an essential part of the professional life of every physician and an essential force for progress in improving the nation’s health.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
The American Society for Surgery of the Hand provides the most comprehensive online resource for hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder information. American Society for Surgery of the Hand is prepared by the largest and oldest organization dedicated to care of the hand and upper extremity.
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Formed primarily as a forum for education and research, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine has increased its membership from its modest start of less than 100 to nearly 3,000 today.
Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
The mission of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public.
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
The vision of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is to serve society as the preeminent source of knowledge for foot, ankle, and lower extremity surgery. Our mission is to advance the competency of our members and the care of our patients.
American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
The American Podiatric Medical Association is the premier professional organization representing the nation’s Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists). The APMA represents approximately 80 percent of the podiatrists in the country.
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American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
The AOA’s mission is to advance the philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine by promoting excellence in education, research, and the delivery of quality, cost-effective healthcare within a distinct, unified profession.
American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)
The ACOS is committed to assuring excellence in osteopathic surgical care through education.