AAPA advocates and educates on behalf of the profession and the patients PAs serve. They work to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of PAs. AAPA also enhances the ability to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered healthcare.
As a collective voice for academic nursing, AACN serves as the catalyst for excellence and innovation in nursing education, research, and practice.
Osteopathic medicine is a distinct form of medical practice in the United States. Osteopathic medicine provides all of the benefits of modern medicine including prescription drugs, surgery, and the use of technology to diagnose disease and evaluate injury. It also offers the added benefit of hands-on diagnosis and treatment through a system of therapy known… Continue reading
AACP is an organization committed to education and scholarship for improving drug therapy. Their mission is to advance pharmacy education, research, scholarship, practice and service, in partnership with members and stakeholders, to improve health for all.
ADEA GoDental is an innovative initiative of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) that provides students interested in pursuing careers in dentistry and dental hygiene with the information and guidance they need to apply to programs, matriculate and eventually fulfill their career goals. ADEA GoDental aspires to reach students from a variety of backgrounds to supply… Continue reading
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation’s 3.6 million registered nurses. ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting a safe and ethical work environment, bolstering the health and wellness of nurses, and advocating on health care issues that affect nurses and… Continue reading
APTA is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 93,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical… Continue reading
The American Public Health Association works to advance the health of all people and all communities. As the nation’s leading public health organization, APHA strengthens the impact of public health professionals and provides a science-based voice in policy debates too often driven by emotion, ideology or financial interests. APHA is at the forefront of efforts… Continue reading
AspiringDocs.org is a free online community designed to help you achieve your dream of becoming a doctor. Created by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), AspiringDocs.org provides you with the information, tools, and support you need to understand the medical school application and admission process, prepare for the MCAT®, apply for financial aid, appreciate… Continue reading
The AAMC is a rich resource for those interested in a career in medicine. Information includes factors to consider when contemplating a career in medicine, as well as information on career fairs and enrichment programs. Learn about or register for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT®) and the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS), and… Continue reading
ASPPH is the voice of accredited academic public health, representing schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The ASPPH mission is to transform public health by strengthening and promoting the education, research, service, and practice activities of CEPH-accredited schools and programs. ASPPH advocates for investments needed to advance population… Continue reading
The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) is the academic leadership organization committed to promoting, advancing and achieving excellence in optometric education. ASCO represents the interests of institutions of optometric education, enhancing the efforts of these institutions as they prepare highly qualified graduates for entrance into the profession of optometry and serving the… Continue reading
ExploreHealthCareers.org is a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers Web site designed to explain the array of health professions to students seeking information about health careers. It includes links to health-related education/training programs, financial aid resources, specialized learning opportunities, and current issues in health care. ExploreHealthCareers.org is a joint initiative involving national foundations, professional associations, health… Continue reading
Georgetown Summer Medical Institute (GSMI) The summer program at Georgetown University School of Medicine offers outstanding medical course-based experiences for undergraduate and post-BACC students, and remediating medical school students. All GSMI courses are taught by dedicated, internationally recognized professors from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Summer 2017 Courses (June 19th – July 28th, 2017) Human… Continue reading
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Khan Academy tackles math, science, computer programming, history, economics, and more.
Are you in need of a mentor to help navigate your health career? Are you interested in mentoring a student in pursuit of a career in health care? The MentorNet Community for Health Sciences and Careers is an open social network for mentoring that connects students from freshman year through doctoral level with mentors who… Continue reading
The NAAHP is an organization of over 900 health professions advisors at colleges and universities throughout the United States. The NAAHP Web site provides information about the role of health professions advisors and how to find an advisor, even if there is no advisor at your current undergraduate institution. It also includes links to summer… Continue reading
Nth Dimensions Educational Solutions, Inc. is an educational foundation organized for the sole purpose of promoting comprehensive excellence of medical students, residents/fellows and young physicians by increasing their exposure to academic and supplemental, non-academic resources necessary to become successful health care providers in the future. Nth Dimensions achieves this goal by providing educational scholarships, grants… Continue reading
An educational campaign that provides students, parents, and educators with interactive tools, resources, and first-person testimonials that give insight into the exciting and diverse career opportunities that exist within the field of pharmacy.
PAEA is the only national organization representing physician assistant educational programs in the United States. Currently, all of the accredited programs in the country are members of the Association. PAEA provides services for faculty at its member programs, as well as to applicants, students, and other stakeholders.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Human Capital Portfolio invests in innovative, inspired and diverse people, supporting their efforts to improve health and health care for everyone. The programs work to ensure that the nation has a diverse, well-trained workforce to meet the health care needs of all Americans. Human Capital scholar, fellow and leadership… Continue reading
Although American Indian people face some of the most striking health disparities of any racial or ethnic group, there are relatively few Native health providers. We Are Healers seeks to address this by increasing the number of American Indian health professionals who provide culturally appropriate, high quality health care to our communities. Because the development… Continue reading