CDC.gov is the Centers for Disease Control’s primary online communication channel.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency − making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, is the world’s largest medical library. The library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and healthcare.
The academy and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 60,000 members in the United States, Canada, Mexico and many other countries. Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. More than 34,000 members are board-certified and called fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).
The AAMC represents all 133 accredited US and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; approximately 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 68 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and nearly 90 academic and scientific societies. Through these institutions and organizations, the AAMC represents 125,000 faculty members, 75,000 medical students and 106,000 resident physicians.
Helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.
The national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, healthcare networks and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, healthcare systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.