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Links & Resources

Statewide

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Georgia Chapter, is an organization of pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

  • American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter, is a membership organization that works to facilitate “scientific intercourse among physicians in internal medicine” through providing a voice for internal medicine and internal medicine subspecialists.

  • Composite State Board of Medical Education (CSBME) is the licensing organization in Georgia for qualified applicants as Physicians, Physician’s Assistants (including anesthesiologist’s assistants), Physician Residents in Training, Perfusionists, Respiratory Care Professionals, Acupuncturists, Orthotists, Prosthetists, and Auricular (ear) Detoxification Specialists.

  • Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) is a membership organization of family medicine professionals who aspire to achieve excellence and who are committed to delivering it.

  • Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA) is the state chapter of the American Academy of Physician Assistants which assists physician assistants in professional growth and representation in Georgia.

  • Georgia Board for Physician Workforce (GBPW) is a state agency responsible for advising the Governor and the General Assembly on physician workforce and medical education policy and issues.

  • Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association (GOMA) is a non-profit organization comprised of osteopathic physicians, residents, interns and students who meet the membership requirements of GOMA Constitution and Bylaws.

  • Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) is an organization that acts as a voice and advocate for Georgia’s physicians and a supporter of the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health.

  • State Medical Education Board (SMEB) works to provide an adequate supply of physicians in rural areas of the state and to make available aid to promising medical students who do not have the financial means to attend medical school.

National

  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is a national association of family doctors which was founded to promote and maintain high quality standards for family doctors who are providing continuing comprehensive health care to the public.

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) is a professional organization of physician assistants that works to promote quality, cost-effective health care, and the professional and personal growth of physician assistants.

  • American College of Physicians (ACP) is a national organization of internists — physicians who specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illnesses in adults. ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States.

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a nonprofit membership organization and is the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women.

  • American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation’s largest physician’s group and serves as a voice and advocate for the nation’s physicians and a supporter of the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health.

  • American Osteopathic Association is a member association representing osteopathic physicians (D.O.s) and serves as the primary certifying body for D.O.s, and is the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical colleges and health care facilities.

  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) represents medical schools, teaching hospitals, academic and professional societies, faculty, residents, and students with the mission of improving the nation’s health through medical education, research, and high-quality patient care.

  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) is a national organization representing physician assistant educational programs.