Professional Organizations

Thousands of professional organizations offer resources and sholarships to students pursuing health care careers. Plus, these organizations are especially beneficial after your job begins because they provide the latest news and information about your chosen career. Learn more by visiting these sites.

Clinical Laboratory Services

American Association of Blood Banks

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

American Society for Clinical Pathology

American Society of Cytopathology

Clinical Laboratory Management Association


Diagnostic Imaging Services

American College of Radiology

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

Radiologic Society of North America

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography


Dietitics and Nutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals


Emergency Medicine

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians


Health Informatics

American Association for Medical Transcription

American College of Healthcare Executives

American College of Health Care Administrators

American Health Information Management Association

American Medical Writers Association

Association of Healthcare Journalists

Medical Library Association


Medical Careers

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Physician Assistants Information Center

American Association of Medical Assistants

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

American Dental Assistants Association

American Dental Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

American Medical Association

American Osteopathic Association

American Podiatric Medical Association

Association of American Medical Colleges


Mental and Social Health

National Association of Social Workers


Nursing

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

American College of Nurse-Midwives

American Nurses Association

National Association for Home Care

National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service Inc.

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses Inc.

National League for Nursing


Pharmacy

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

American Pharmacists Association

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists


Therapy and Rehabilitation

American Academy of Audiology

American Association for Respiratory Care

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

American Therapeutic Recreation Association

National Athletic Trainers’ Association


Technical Instrumentation

Association of Surgical Technologists