The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition is leading the effort to promote the Know Your Dose campaign and educate consumers and patients on how to safely use medicines containing acetaminophen. The Coalition welcomes other organizations that are interested in promoting the campaign to contact us to discuss partnership opportunities.
America’s Poison Centers represents 55 poison centers across the country, we are united in our cause to prevent every poison and toxin-related health emergency in America. We provide all Americans expert advice from nationally accredited medical specialists, and maintain the nation’s only near real-time poisoning data surveillance system. Together, America’s Poison Centers ensure a national quality standard for the detection, prevention and treatment of toxin-related health emergencies.
The American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) is the only national professional association that represents all physician assistants (PAs) across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the armed forces, and the federal services. AAPA provides comprehensive support and advocacy for physician assistants so that they may, in turn, provide patients with increased access to quality, cost-effective health care.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate programs in nursing. Representing more than 750 schools of nursing nationwide, AACN works to establish quality standards for professional nursing programs, provides expert assistance to deans and faculty looking to implement those standards, influences the nursing profession to improve health care, and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice. AACN is the authoritative source for the latest data and information related to the nursing shortage, nursing faculty shortage, innovations in nursing education, careers in nursing, federal advocacy on behalf of nursing education, diversity initiatives in nursing education, nursing-level quality improvement efforts, and new developments in the field.
AACN is proud to be a committed partner of the KnowYourDose.org campaign. For more information, please visit www.aacn.nche.edu.
Founded in 1900, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is a national organization representing the interests of pharmacy education and educators. Comprising 124 accredited colleges and schools of pharmacy, including more than 6,190 faculty, 57,000 students enrolled in professional programs, and 5,700 individuals pursuing graduate study, AACP is committed to excellence in pharmacy education. Visit www.aacp.org to learn more about AACP.
Since 1980 the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) has offered peer support and coping skills to help people with pain begin their journey from patient to person. The ACPA continues to offers programs and services designed to provide support, encouragement, information and coping skills that aid a person with pain regain control of their life. Our philosophy has always been to help a person with pain improve their quality of life and increase functioning while reducing their sense of suffering. Call us at 800.533.3231 or visit www.theacpa.org.
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is a national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.
The American Liver Foundation is the only voluntary health agency devoted exclusively to combating liver disease. Established in 1976, their mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver disease. In addition to making a difference through 16 staffed divisions around the country, the American Liver Foundation provides every day support to liver patients through a Drug Discount Program, an online support forum, and a helpline that is staffed Monday through Friday, 9 am to 7 pm ET. To reach the helpline, please call 1-800-465-4837. For liver information, please visit www.liverfoundation.org or follow the American Liver Foundation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/liverinfo.
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is a nonprofit, multi-disciplinary organization of 3,000+ sports medicine physicians dedicated to education, research, advocacy and the care of athletes of all ages. The majority of AMSSM members are primary care physicians with fellowship training and added qualification in sports medicine who then combine their practice of sports medicine with their primary specialty. AMSSM includes members who specialize solely in non-surgical sports medicine and serve as team physicians at the youth level, NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA, MLS and NHL, as well as with Olympic teams. For more information, visit www.amssm.org.
The American Migraine Foundation is the official resource for millions of Americans living with migraine seeking reliable information about diagnosis, treatment and advancements in research. Launched in 2010 as a patient support and advocacy effort of the American Headache Society, AMF’s mission is to mobilize a community for people living with migraine and their support networks, and to drive impactful research into the third most common and sixth most disabling disease around the globe. For more information, visit americanmigrainefoundation.org.
The Association of Black Health-System Pharmacists (ABHP) is a professional organization that represents Black and minority health-system pharmacists. ABHP is dedicated to the growth and development of their pharmacy practice in health care facilities. The association provides up-to-date educational programs on minority health issues to help members improve their professional skills and quality of care. ABHP serves as a liaison and facilitates communication with other pharmaceutical associations and organizations concerned with health care. Learn more at abhpharm.org.
Established in 1984, the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) is the nation’s leading health organization dedicated to promoting strong bones for life, preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy, and research. For more information, please visit bonehealthandosteoporosis.org.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. The principal mission of the Society — and its 5,400+ members — is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public. GSA’s structure also includes a policy institute, the National Academy on an Aging Society, and an educational branch, the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education. Founded in 1945, GSA is the driving force behind the promotion of gerontology — both domestically and internationally. Its members come from over 40 countries. The organization fosters collaboration between biologists, health professionals, policymakers, and behavioral and social scientists. This stems from the belief that the intersection of research from diverse areas is the best way to achieve the greatest impact and promote healthy aging. Through networking and mentorship opportunities, GSA provides a professional “home” for career gerontologists and students at all levels.
The Health in Aging Foundation is the official foundation of the American Geriatrics Society, an organization of nearly 6,000 healthcare professionals committed to providing quality care for older adults. Established in 1999, the Health in Aging Foundation aims to bring the knowledge and expertise of our geriatrics healthcare professional members to the public. We are committed to ensuring that the public is empowered to advocate for high quality care for themselves or their loved ones, by providing them with expert, reliable up-to-date health information and resources. We also provide opportunities for health professionals-in-training to participate in educational and mentoring opportunities, to support their involvement in the geriatrics healthcare workforce.
The International Pain Foundation (iPain) focuses on patient and caregiver education, awareness, social activities and improving access to care. The iPain strongly supports education and awareness to consumers and patients on how to safely use OTC and prescription medications. They improve access to proper and timely care of people in pain worldwide through a strong commitment to reducing barriers to care in the communities they serve. Learn more at InternationalPain.org.
Men’s Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.
My Knee Guide is an organization dedicated to providing comprehensive resources to knee arthritis and knee replacement patients. Services include the creation of custom knee replacement surgery timelines, patient education, and sharing through patient driven stories. We empower patients to find the best rated hospitals, home health care, and rehabilitation facilities according to the Surgical Care Improvement Project and through Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services surveys. Follow My Knee Guide on Twitter @mykneeguide and Facebook.
With nearly 7,500 members, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is the professional association for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) and other advanced practice nurses who care for children. Established in 1973, NAPNAP has been actively advocating for children’s health by: providing funding, education, and research opportunities to PNPs; influencing legislation that affects maternal/child health care; and producing and distributing educational materials to parents and families. NAPNAP prides itself in the caliber of its members, which includes national child health care experts, respected authors, distinguished faculty, and practicing professionals.
The National Headache Foundation (NHF) exists to enhance the healthcare of individuals with headaches. It is a source of help to their families, physicians and allied healthcare professionals who treat them, and to the public. The NHF accomplishes its mission by providing educational and informational resources, supporting headache research, and advocating for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. NCOA is a national voice for millions of older adults—especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged—and the community organizations that serve them. It brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. NCOA works with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently, and remain active in their communities. For more information, please visit us at www.ncoa.org, on Facebook or Twitter @NCOAging.
With 100 million adult Americans living with chronic Pain, the U.S. Pain Foundation was created by people living with pain with a goal to craft programs that would directly empower and benefit the patient. Nationally recognized as the leading source of information for the pain community, the organization’s mission is to educate, connect, inform and empower those living with pain while also advocating on behalf of the entire pain community. This is a role the nonprofit takes seriously. U.S. Pain is committed to creating pain awareness by breaking down barriers. Dedicating time to building much-needed programs while working to enhance initiatives that already exist, U.S. Pain strives to empower the pain community to become proactive, and better informed.