American Association of Physician Specialists


American Association of Physician Specialists

Infobox Organization
name = American Association Physician Specialists


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Mission Statement= to promotethe art and science of medicine and the betterment of public heath
formation = 1950
type = professional association
headquarters = Tampa, Florida
location = flagicon|USA United States
membership = Medical Degree Physicians (MD)
Osteopathic Degree Physicians (DO)
Medical Students
language = English
leader_title = President
leader_name = Steven G. Carin, Jr., D.O.
key_people = William Carbone
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website = [http://www.aapsus.org aapsus.org]

The American Association of Physician Specialists (AAPS) founded 1950, incorporated 1952 [ [http://www.aapsga.org/about/index.html About AAPS ] ] is the third largest association of physicians, osteopathic (DO) physicians and medical students in the United States and was the first such organization to accept both MD and DO qualified physicians as full members. The AAPS's mission is to promote the art and science of medicine for the betterment of the public health, to advance the interests of physicians and their patients, to promote public health, to lobby for legislation favorable to physicians and patients, and to advance new and evolving areas of medical specialization through academic discourse. It also publishes the "American Journal of Clinical Medicine" (AJCM). The AAPS is the sister organization to the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS), on of the three organizations which oversees physician board certification in the United States.

References

External links

* [http://www.aapsus.org/ AAPS home page]
* [http://www.abpsus.org/ ABPS home page]


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