Associations of Health Professionals, Schools, and Students

A B C DEFGH I J K LMNOP Q RST U V W X Y Z

Administrators, Health Care

American Academy of Medical Administrators
701 Lee Street, Suite 600
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847)759-8601
www.aameda.org

American College of Health Care Administrators
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 355
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703)739-7900
www.achca.org

American College of Health Care Executives
One N. Franklin Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(312)424-2800
www.ache.org

American Health Information Management Association
http://www.ahima.org/

American Medical Records Association
515 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)464-5000
www.ama-assn.org

Association of University Programs in Health Administration
730 11th Street NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
(202)-638-1448
www.aupha.org

Athletic Trainers

National Athletic Trainers Association
2952 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75247
(214)637-6282
www.nata.org

Art Therapy

American Art Therapy Association
1202 Allanson Road
Mundelein, Il 60060
(888)290-0878
www.arttherapy.org

Bioanalysts

American Association of Bioanalysts
917 Locust Street, Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314)241-1445
www.aab.org

Biomedical Engineers

Biomedical Engineering Society
8401 Corporate Drive, Suite 110
Landover, MD 20785
(301) 459-1999
http://mecca.org/BME/BMES/society/index.htm

Blood Bank Technicians

American Association of Blood Banks
8101 Glenbrook Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301)907-6977
www.aabb.org

Chiropractors

American Chiropractic Association
1701 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
(800)986-4636
www.amerchiro.org

Clinical Chemists

American Association for Clinical Chemistry
2101 "L" Street, N.W., Suite 202
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202)857-0717
www.aacc.org

Clinical Laboratory Science/Technology

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 530
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(301)657-2768
www.ascls.org

American Medical Technologists
710 Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(708)823-5169
www.amt1.com

International Society for Clinical Laboratory Technology
917 Locust St
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314)241-1445
 

Communications Specialists

Health Sciences Communications Association
One Wedgewood Drive, Suite 28
Jewett City, CT 06351
(860) 376-5915
www.hesca.org

Cytotechnologists

American Society of Cytopathology
400 W. 9th Street, Suite 201
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302)429-8802
www.cytopathology.org

Dance Therapy

American Dance Therapy Association
2000 Century Plaza, Suite 108
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 997-4040
www.adta.org

Dentists

American Dental Association
211 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312)440-2500
www.ada.org

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
211 East Chicago Avenue, #700
Chicago, IL 60611-2663
(312) 337-2169
www.aapd.org

Dental Assistants

American Dental Assistants Association
203 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1320
Chicago, Il 60601-1225
(312)541-1550
www.dentalassistant.org

Dental Hygienists

American Dental Hygienists Association
444 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400
Chicago, Il 60611
(312)440-8900
www.adha.org

Dental Schools

American Association of Dental Schools
1625 Massachusetts, N.W., Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20036-2212
(202)667-9433
www.aads.jhu.edu

Dieticians

American Dietetic Association
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
(312)899-0040
www.eatright.org

Electroencephalographic Technologists

American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists
204 West 7th Street
Carroll, Iowa51401-2317
(712)792-2978
www.aset.org/

Emergency Medical Technicians

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
408 Monroe Street
Clinton, MS 39056-4210
1-800-34-NAEMT
www.naemt.org

Environmental Health Specialists

National Environmental Health Association
720 S. Colorado Boulevard
Suite 970, South Tower
Denver, CO 80246
(303)756-9090
www.neha.org

Financial Managers

Healthcare Financial Management Association
Two Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 700
Westchester, IL 60154
(800)252-HFMA
www.hfma.org

Genetic Counselors

National Society of Genetic Counselors
233 Canterbury Dr.
Wallingford, PA 19086
(610)872-7608
www.nsgc.org

Health Physicists

Health Physics Society
1313 Dolley Madison Boulevard, Suite 402
McLean, VA 22101
(703)790-1745
www.hps.org
 

Health Information Manager

American Health Information Management Association
http://www.ahima.org/

Hearing & Speech Therapists

National Association for Hearing and Speech Action
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(301)571-0457
www.professional.asha.org

Holistic/Naturopathic Physician

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 610-9037
www.naturopathic.org

American Holistic Health Association
P.O. Box 17400
Anaheim, CA 92817-7400
(714) 779-6152
ahha.org

Laboratory Technology

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 530
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(301)657-2768
www.ascls.org

American Medical Technologists
710 Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(708)823-5169
www.amt1.com

International Society for Clinical Laboratory Technology
917 Locust St
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314)241-1445
 

Massage Therapist

American Massage Therapy Association
http://www.amtamassage.org/

Medical Assistants


American Association of Medical Assistants
20 N. Wacker Drive #1575
Chicago, IL 60606
(312)899-1500
www.aama-ntl.org
 

Medical Illustrators

Medical Association of Medical Illustrators
Illustration 2965 Flowers Road South, Suite 105
Atlanta, Georgia 30341 U.S.A.
(770) 454-7933
medical-illustrators.org

Medical Librarians

Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7298
(312) 419.9094
http://www.mlanet.org/

Medical Records

American Health Information Management Association
http://www.ahima.org/

American Medical Records Association
515 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)464-5000
www.ama-assn.org
 

Medical Technology

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 530
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(301)657-2768
www.ascls.org

American Medical Technologists
710 Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(708)823-5169
www.amt1.com

International Society for Clinical Laboratory Technology
917 Locust St
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314)241-1445

Music Therapy

American Music Therapy Association, Inc.
8455 Colesville Road, Suite 1000
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
(301)589-3300
www.musictherapy.org

Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
1 Dupont Circle NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
(202)463-6930
http://www.aacn.nche.edu

American Nurses Association
600 Maryland Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20024-2571
(202) 651-7000
http://www.nursingworld.org

The National Student Nurses' Association
555 W. 57th Street
New York, New York  10019
(212) 581-2211
http://nsna.org

American College of Nurse Practitioners
111 19th Street NW Suite 404
Washington, DC  20036
(202) 659-2190
http://nurse.org/acnp

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
550 W. North Street
Indianapolis, IN  46202
(317) 634-8171
http://www.nursingsociety.org

National League for Nursing
61 Broadway
New York, NY 10006
212-363-5555
www.nln.org

Nurse Anesthetists

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847)692-7050
www.aana.com

Nurse Midwives

American College of Nurse-Midwives
818 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006
(202)798-9860
www.acnm.org

Nurse, Occupational

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
Health 2920 Brandywine Road, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770)455-7757
www.aaohn.org

Nurse, Practical

National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service
1400 Spring Street, Suite 330
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301)588-2491
www.health.gov/nhic/NHICScripts/Entry.cfm?HRCode=HR0170

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses
893 US Highway 70 West, Suite 202
Garner, NC 27529
(919)779-0046
www.nflpn.org
 

Nutrition Education

Society for Nutrition Education
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 528
Washington, DC 20036-5528
(202)452-8534
www.sne.org

Occupational Therapy

American Occupational Therapy Association
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824
(301)652-2682
www.aota.org

Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120
(415)561-8500
www.aao.org

Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
2025 Wood Lane Drive
St. Paul, MN 55125
(651)731-2944
www.jcahpo.org

Opticians

Opticians Association of America
7023 Little RiverTurnpike, Suite 207,
Annandale, Virginia 22003
(703) 916- 8856
www.oaa.org

Optometry

American Optometric Association
243 North Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314)991-4100
www.aoanet.org

National Optometric Association
c/o Dr. Charles Comer
3723 Main Street, PO Box F
East Chicago, IN 46312
(219)398-1832
www.natoptassoc.org

American Academy of Optometry
Ms.Lois Schoenbrun(Executive Director/Staff Liaison)
6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 506
Rockville,MD,20852
(301)984-1441 Ext.3006
www.aaopt.org

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry.
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 510,
Rockville, Maryland 20852
(301) 231-5944
www.opted.org

Orthodontists

American Association of Orthodontists
401 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63141-77816
(800)424-2841
www.aaortho.org
 

Orthoptic

American Orthoptic Council
c/o Leslie France
3914 Nakoma Road
Madison, WI 53711
(608)233-5383
www.orthoptics.org/

Orthotics/Prosthetics

American Board for Certification in Orthotics & Prosthetics
1650 King Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703)836-7114
www.opoffice.org/

Osteopathic - see "Physician, D.O."

Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(847)434-4000
www.aap.org

Perfusion

American Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology
503 Carlisle Dr. Suite 125
Herndon, VA 20170
703-435-8556
www.amsect.org

Pharmacy

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
100 North Pitt Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
703/683-8416
www.amcp.org
 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
1426 Prince St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703)739-2330
www.aacp.org
 

American Pharmaceutical Association
2215 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
202/628-4410
www.aphanet.org
 

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
1321 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703/739-1300
http://www.ascp.com/
 

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
301/657-3000
www.ashp.org
 

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
700 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068
847/698-6227
http://nabp.net
 

National Association of Chain Drug Stores
P.O. Box 1417-D49
Alexandria, VA 22313
703/549-3001
www.nacds.org
 

National Community Pharmacists Association
205 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
703/683-8200
http://www.ncpanet.org/
 

National Pharmaceutical Association
Mallinson House
38-42 St Peter's Street
St Albans
Herts AL1 3NP
(172)783-2161
www.npa.co.uk/
 

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
1100 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202/835-3414
www.phrma.org
 
 

Physical Therapy

American Physical Therapy Association
Transpotomac Plaza
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
1-800-999-2782
www.apta.org

Physician, D.O.

American Osteopathic Association
142 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312)202-8200
www.aoa-net.org

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
5550 Friendship Blvd., Suite 310
Chevy Chase MD 20815-7231
(301) 968-4100
www.aacom.org

Physician, Family

American Academy of Family Physicians
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211-2672
(913) 906-6000
www.aafp.org

Physician, M.D.

American Medical Association
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)464-5000
www.ama-assn.org

Association of American Medical Colleges
2450 N. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 828 - 0400
www.aamc.org

American Medical Student Association
1902 Association Drive,Reston, Virginia 20191
(703)620-6600
www.amsa.org

Physician, Scientist

Medical Scientist Training Program(M.D.- Ph.D.)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
45 Center Drive MSC 6200
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
(301) 496-7301
www.nigms.nih.gov

Physician Assistant

Association of Physician Assistant Programs
950 N. Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703)548-5538
www.apap.org

Podiatry

American Podiatric Medical Association
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301)571-9200
www.apma.org

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric
1350 Piccard Drive, Suite 322
Rockville, MD 20850
(800)922-9266
www.aacpm.org

Public Health

Association of Schools of Public Health
1015 15th St. N.W., Suite 910
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202)296-1099
www.asph.org

American Public Health Association
800 I Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-3710
(202) 777-2742
www.apha.org

Radiologic

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Technology 15000 Central Ave., S.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505)298-4500
www.asrt.org/asrt.htm

Recreation Therapy

National Therapeutic Recreation Society
Rikki Epstein, Director
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148
703-858-0784
www.health.gov/nhic/NHICScripts/Entry.cfm?HRCode=HR2704

Rehabilitation

National Rehabilitation Counseling Association
Counseling 8807 Sudley Road, Suite 102
Manassas, VA 22110
(703)361-2077
nrca-net.org

Respiratory Therapy

Board for Respiratory Care, Inc.
Respiratory 8310 Nieman Road,
Lenexa, KS 66214-1579
(913)-599-4200
www.nbrc.org

Rural Health

National Rural Health Association
One West Armour Blvd, Suite 203
Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2087
(816) 756-3140
www.NRHArural.org

Social Work

National Association of Social Workers
http://www.naswdc.org/

Sonography

Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
12770 Coit Rd Ste 708
Dallas TX 75251-1319
(972) 239-7367
www.sdms.org

Speech Pathology

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Audiology 10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(301)897-5700
www.asha.org

Sports Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine
401 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233
(317)637-9200
www.acsm.org

Therapy, Art

American Art Therapy Association
1202 Allanson Road
Mundelein, Il 60060
(888)290-0878
www.arttherapy.org

Therapy, Dance

American Dance Therapy Association
2000 Century Plaza, Suite 108
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 997-4040
www.adta.org

Therapy, Music

American Music Therapy Association, Inc.
8455 Colesville Road, Suite 1000
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
(301)589-3300
www.musictherapy.org

Therapy, Occupational

American Occupational Therapy Association
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824
(301)652-2682
www.aota.org

Therapy, Physical

American Physical Therapy Association
Transpotomac Plaza
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
1-800-999-2782
www.apta.org

Therapy, Recreation

National Therapeutic Recreation Society
Rikki Epstein, Director
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148
703-858-0784
www.health.gov/nhic/NHICScripts/Entry.cfm?HRCode=HR2704

Therapy, Respiratory

Board for Respiratory Care, Inc.
Respiratory 8310 Nieman Road,
Lenexa, KS 66214-1579
(913)-599-4200
www.nbrc.org

Veterinary

American Veterinary Medicine Association
Medicine 193 N. Meacham Rd - Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847)-925-8070
www.avma.org

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
1101 Vermont Avenue, NW Suite 710
Washington, DC 20005
(202)371-9195
aavmc.org