Physician/Surgeon Associations

Code: TN-5000.6500

Organizations whose members are physicians who have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests, participating in professional seminars and conferences, networking with their peers, subscribing to medical journals and other publications, and taking advantage of other opportunities for continuing professional development. Many physician associations set standards regarding the qualifications and performance of members, accept and investigate complaints from the public regarding the practices of members and maintain referral services through which residents who require the assistance of a medical doctor are referred to members.

See Also:

Medical Care Volunteer Opportunities (PX-3000.5000)

Physician Referrals (LH-2600.6500)

Medical Schools (HD-6000.6200-450)