Guide to Medical Specialty OrganizationsGuide to Medical Specialty Organizations

Medical specialty organizations offer a wide range of resources, services, and member benefits. These vary for each organization, but most include annual meetings, networking opportunities, publications such as peer-reviewed journals and newsletters, continuing medical education (CME), job listings/search tools, and advocacy efforts. Membership levels and fees often depend on your level of training, but many resources, including publications, can be accessed by non-members.

Organization Publication Highlights
Allergy and Immunology
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
  • The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice
Anesthesiology
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
  • Anesthesiology - The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • ASA NEWSLETTER
Cardiology
American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • Cardiology (journal)
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Child Psychiatry
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • AACAP News (newsletter)
Emergency Medicine
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • Annals of Emergency Medicine (journal)
Family Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • American Family Physician (journal)
  • Family Practice Management (journal)
  • Annals of Family Medicine (journal)
  • AAFP News Now (newsletter)
Gastroenterology
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • ACG Update (newsletter)
  • Digestive Health SmartBrief (newsletter)
General Surgery
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • ACS NewsScope (newsletter)
  • The Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons (journal)
  • Surgery News (newspaper)
Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • Annals of Internal Medicine (journal)
  • ACP Internist (newsletter)
  • ACP Hospitalist (newsletter)
Neurology
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Neurology (journal)
  • Neurology: Clinical Practice (journal)
  • Neurology Today (newspaper)
  • AANnews (newsletter)
Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology (“The Green Journal”)
  • ACOG Today (newsletter)
Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Ophthalmology (journal)
  • EyeNet (magazine)
Orthopaedic Surgery
American Academy/Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal
  • AAOS Now (membership publication)
Pathology
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • American Journal of Clinical Pathology (AJCP)
  • LabMedicine (periodical)
  • Critical Values (magazine)
  • ASCP eNews Briefs (newsletter)
  • ePolicy News (newsletter)
College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (journal)
  • CAP TODAY (magazine)
  • CAP@YourService (newsletter)
  • NewsPath® (newsletter)
  • STATLINE (newsletter)
Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Pediatrics (journal)
  • Hospital Pediatrics (journal)
  • AAP News (news magazine)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • PM&R (journal)
  • The Physiatrist (newsletter)
  • Connection (newsletter)
Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
  • The American Journal of Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Services (journal)
  • FOCUS: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry
  • Academic Psychiatry (journal)
  • The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
  • Psychiatric News (newspaper)
Pulmonary Diseases
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • CHEST Journal
  • CHEST Physician (newspaper)
  • ACCP NewsBrief (newsletter)
Radiology
American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Journal of the American College of Radiology
  • ACR Bulletin (magazine)
Association of University Radiologists (AUR)
  • Academic Radiology (journal)
Urology
American Urological Association (AUA)
  • The Journal of Urology®
  • AUANews® (newsmagazine)

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