American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
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Founded in 1951, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is the specialty's premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health. With more than 58,000 members, the College is a 501(c)(6) organization and its activities include producing the College's practice guidelines and other educational material.
To the advancement of women’s health care and the professional and socioeconomic interests of its members through continuing medical education, practice, research, and advocacy.
The College, as the premier organization for obstetricians and gynecologists and providers of women’s health care, will provide the highest quality education worldwide, continuously improve health care for women through practice and research, lead advocacy for women’s health care issues nationally and internationally, and provide excellent organizational support and services for our members.
• Access for all women to high-quality safe healthcare
• Professionalism to our membership
• Scholarship in medical science
• Advocacy for women