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Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Founded in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, ACOG has over 52,000 members and is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. Now based in Washington, DC, it is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization.

ACOG works primarily in four areas:

  1. Serving as a strong advocate for quality health care for women.
  2. Maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education for its members.
  3. Promoting patient education and stimulating patient understanding of and involvement in medical care.
  4. Increasing awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.


American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
The organization of health care professionals committed to improving health through the study, prevention, diagnosis and management of lower genital tract disorders.


Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Women's health educators. Association of Reproductive Health Professionals - Dedicated to educating health care professionals and the public on family planning, contraception and other reproductive health issues.


Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Dedicated to educating health care professionals and the public on family planning, contraception and other reproductive health issues.


Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Dedicated to establishing and promoting the highest standards of nursing practice.


North American Menopause Society
Resource to healthcare provider and the public, which promotes understanding of menopause, and thereby improving the health of women as they approach menopause.


Society for Women's Health Research
Mission to improve the health of women through research and works to increase funding for research on women's health.


Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
Non-profit, international organization made up of obstetricians and gynecologists specializing in gynecologic oncology