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Allopathic Medicine

Association of American Medical Colleges http://www.aamc.org/
FIRST for Medical Education
Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools: http://aamc.financialliteracy101.org/welcome.cfm
American Medical Association http://www.ama-assn.org/

Aspiring Doctors


MD/PhD Programs


Osteopathic Medicine

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine http://www.aacom.org/
AACOM-Osteopathic Medical College Information Book
American Osteopathic Association www.osteopathic.org

Dental Medicine

American Dental Association http://www.ada.org/
American Dental Education Association http://www.adea.org/
Financing Your Dental Education:  http://www.adea.org/publications/Documents/OG_2010/OG2010_ch4.pdf


Association of  Schools and Colleges of Optometry http://www.opted.org/
American Optometric Association http://www.aoa.org/


Association of Chiropractic Colleges http://www.chirocolleges.org/


American Association of Colleges of Nursing www.aacn.nche.edu
National League for Nursing www.nln.org


American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy www.aacp.org
Pharmacy School Admissions Requirements: http://www.aacp.org/resources/student/pharmacyforyou/admissions/Pages/PSAR.aspx

Physical Therapy

American Physical Therapy Association http://www.apta.org/

Physician Assistant

American Academy of Physician Assistants http://www.aapa.org/

Podiatric Medicine

Careers in podiatric medicine www.apma.org/careers
American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine  http://www.aacpm.org/
Video from APMA:

Public Health

Association of Schools of Public Health http://www.asph.org/
American Public Health Association http://www.apha.org/

Veterinary Medicine

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges http://www.aavmc.org/
AAVMC- Pre-Vet Advisor
American Veterinary Medical Association http://www.avma.org/

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and
Oriental Medicine www.ccaom.org

Allied Health Professions

Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions www.asahp.org

Anesthesiologist Assistants

American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants www.anesthetist.org


Audiology Foundation of America www.audfound.org

Genetic Counseling

The World of Genetics www.Faseb.org/genetics

Health Administration

Association of University Programs in Health Administration www.aupha.org

Naturopathic Medicine

American Association of  Naturopathic Physicians www.naturopathic.org
Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges http://www.aanmc.org/


The American Society for Nutritional Sciences  http://www.nutrition.org/

Occupational Therapy

American Occupational Therapy Association www.aota.org
American Occupational Therapy Foundation www.aotf.org