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Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
www.accme.org
515 North State Street
Suite 7340
Chicago, IL 60610
Voice: 312-464-2500
Fax: 312-464-2586

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Practice Guidelines (AHCPR)
www.ahcpr.gov
2101 E. Jefferson Street, #501
Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: 301-594-1364 x159
Fax: 301-594-2283
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Practice Guidelines (AHCPR)
www.ahcpr.gov
2101 E. Jefferson Street, #501
Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: 301-594-1364 x159
Fax: 301-594-2283

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
www.aafp.org
8880 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114
Voice: 816-333-9700
Fax: 816-822-0580
E-mail: FP@aafp.org
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
www.aafp.org
8880 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114
Voice: 816-333-9700
Fax: 816-822-0580
E-mail: FP@aafp.org

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
www.aan.com
1080 Montreal Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55116
Voice: 612-695-1940
Fax: 612-695-2791
E-mail: aan@aan.com
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
www.aan.com
1080 Montreal Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55116
Voice: 612-695-1940
Fax: 612-695-2791
E-mail: aan@aan.com

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
www.acog.org
P.O. Box 96920
409 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20090-6920
Voice: (202) 638-5577
Fax: (202) 484-5107
ACOG is a membership organization of physicians dedicated to improving women's health care by providing primary as well as specialized care.

American College of Radiology (ACR)
www.acr.org
1891 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 22091
Voice: (703) 648-8900 or (800) ACR-LINE
Fax: (703) 648-9176
E-mail: info@acr.org

American Medical Association Specialty Service Societies (AMA SSS)
www.ama-assn.org
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Voice: 312-464-4082
Fax: 312-464-5845
American Medical Association Specialty Service Societies (AMA SSS)
www.ama-assn.org
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Voice: 312-464-4082
Fax: 312-464-5845

American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR)
119 East Second Street
Milan, MO 63556-1331
Voice: 660-265-4011
Fax: 660-265-3494
E-mail: aocr@nemr.net
American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR)
119 East Second Street
Milan, MO 63556-1331
Voice: 660-265-4011
Fax: 660-265-3494
E-mail: aocr@nemr.net

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
www.ardms.org
600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 360
Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: (301) 738-8401 or (800) 541-9754
Fax: (301) 738-0312/0313
The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), incorporated in June 1995, is an independent, nonprofit organization in operation to administer examinations and award credentials in the areas of diagnostic cardiac sonography, diagnostic medical sonography, and vascular technology.

American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
www.arrs.org
44211 Slatestone Court
Leesburg, VA 20176-5109
Voice: 703-729-3353 or 800-438-2777
Fax: 703-729-4839
E-mail: info@arrs.org
Purpose: The American Roentgen Ray Society is dedicated to the goal of educating radiologists and to the advancement of medicine through the science of radiology and its allied sciences. Continuing medical education is the foremost goal of the society through an annual scientific and educational meeting, publication of the American Journal of Roentgenology and other educational materials, and funding and support of scholarship and awards programs.

American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
www.asecho.org
4101 Lake Boone Trail
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27607
Voice: 919-787-5181
Fax: 919-787-4916

American Society of Neuroimaging (ASN)
5841 Cedar Lake Road
Suite 204
St. Louis Park, MN 5541
Attn. Laurie Anderson
Voice: 612-545-6291
Fax: 612-545-6073
American Society of Neuroimaging (ASN)
5841 Cedar Lake Road
Suite 204
St. Louis Park, MN 5541
Attn. Laurie Anderson
Voice: 612-545-6291
Fax: 612-545-6073

American Urological Association (AUA)
www.avanet.org
1120 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5559
Voice: 410-727-1100
Fax: 410-223-4374
E-mail: uau@avanet.org
American Urological Association (AUA)
www.avanet.org
1120 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5559
Voice: 410-727-1100
Fax: 410-223-4374
E-mail: uau@avanet.org

Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (CSDMS)
www.altch.ab.ca/csdms
PO Box 1624
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
X1A 2P2
Canada
Voice: 403-873-3556
Fax: 888-743-2952
E-mail: csdms@nt.sympatico.ca
Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (CSDMS)
www.altch.ab.ca/csdms
PO Box 1624
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
X1A 2P2
Canada
Voice: 403-873-3556
Fax: 888-743-2952
E-mail: csdms@nt.sympatico.ca

Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH/FDA)
www.fda.gov
Food and Drug Administration
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-1544
Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH/FDA)
www.fda.gov
Food and Drug Administration
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-1544

Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
www.caahep.org
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Voice: 312-464-4660
Fax: 312-553-9616

European Congress of Radiology (ECR)

www.ecr.org
ECR - Office
Neutorgasse 9/2A
A - 1010 Vienna
Voice:  ++43 1 533 40 64
Fax: ++43 1 533 40 649
E-mail:office@ecr.org
ECR is with 12.000 attendees an enormous scientific programme and 7000 sqm technical exhibition the largest event in European Radiology. ECR publicates the Journal European Radiology (9 issues/year).
Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
www.caahep.org
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Voice: 312-464-4660
Fax: 312-553-9616

European Congress of Radiology (ECR)

www.ecr.org
ECR - Office
Neutorgasse 9/2A
A - 1010 Vienna
Voice:  ++43 1 533 40 64
Fax: ++43 1 533 40 649
E-mail:office@ecr.org
ECR is with 12.000 attendees an enormous scientific programme and 7000 sqm technical exhibition the largest event in European Radiology. ECR publicates the Journal European Radiology (9 issues/year).

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
www.eus-online.org
c/o Dr. T.Rösch
II. Medical Clinic
Technical University of Munich
Ismaningerstr. 22
81675 Munich
Germany
Voice: +49-89-41402263
Fax.:+49-89-41404872
Eus-online is the homepage concerned with endoscopic ultrasound and organized in collaboration with the German, French and European EUS-Clubs and under the auspices of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the official organ of european endoscopists.

European Watchdog Group (EFSUMB)
Gail ter Haar, PhD
Chairperson of Watchdog Group
Physics Division, Royal Marsden Hospital
Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
www.ansi.org
c/o American National Standards Institute, Inc
11 West 42nd Street, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Voice: 212-642-4900
Fax: 212-398-0023
E-mail: info@ansi.org
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
www.ansi.org
c/o American National Standards Institute, Inc
11 West 42nd Street, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Voice: 212-642-4900
Fax: 212-398-0023
E-mail: info@ansi.org

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL)
www.icavl-icael.org
8840 Stanford Boulevard
Suite 490
Columbia, MD 21045
Voice: 410-872-0100
Fax: 410-872-0030
E-mail: icavl@interramp.com
The commission accredits facilities that perform comprehensive testing for vascular disease using noninvasive modalities. ICAVL is supported be eleven medical organizations, including AIUM.
Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL)
www.icavl-icael.org
8840 Stanford Boulevard
Suite 490
Columbia, MD 21045
Voice: 410-872-0100
Fax: 410-872-0030
E-mail: icavl@interramp.com
The commission accredits facilities that perform comprehensive testing for vascular disease using noninvasive modalities. ICAVL is supported be eleven medical organizations, including AIUM.

International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)
www.isuog.org
Dept Obstetrics & Gynaecology
3rd Floor, Lanesborough Wing
St George's Hospital Medical School
Cranmer Terrace
London SW17 ORE
UK
Voice:  ++44 181 725 2505
Fax: ++44 181 725 0212
ISUOG is a UK based charitable organisation which exists to encourage the effective exchange of research ideas and to promote education on Ultrasound in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. ISUOG's official journal 'Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology' plays a vital role in achieving these aims and is currently distributed to ISUOG members in over 70 different countries.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO)
www.jcaho.org
1 Renaissance Blvd
Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181
Voice: 630-916-5600
Fax: 630-792-5005
The Joint Commissions "Agenda for Change" is a set of major initiatives intended to support health care organizations in improving quality of care through the establishment of effective monitoring and evaluation processes.

Joint Review Cmte on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS)
www.ardms.org
7108-C South Alton Way
Englewood, CO 80112-2106
Voice: 303-741-3533
Fax: 303-741-3655
E-mail: coa@ast.org
The JRCDMS evaluates and recommends for accreditation educational programs in the field of medical ultrasonography; participants are physicians and medical ultrasonographers.
Joint Review Cmte on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS)
www.ardms.org
7108-C South Alton Way
Englewood, CO 80112-2106
Voice: 303-741-3533
Fax: 303-741-3655
E-mail: coa@ast.org
The JRCDMS evaluates and recommends for accreditation educational programs in the field of medical ultrasonography; participants are physicians and medical ultrasonographers.

Latin American Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (FLAUS)
www.flaus.org
E-mail: jcisneros@flaus.org

National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP)
www.ncrp.com
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20814-3095
Voice: (301) 657-2652
E-mail: ncrp@ncrp.com
The NCRP is a nonprofit corporation chartered by Congress to: 1.Collect, analyze, develop, and disseminate in the public interest information and recommendations about (a) protection against radiation and (b) radiation meaurements, quantities, and units, particularly those concerned with radiation protection; 2.Provide a means by which organizations concerned with the scientific and related aspects of radiation protection and of radiation quantities, units and measurements may cooperate for effective utilization of their combined resources, and to stimulate the work of such organizations; 3.Develop basic concepts about radiation quantities, units, and measurements, about the application of these concepts, and about radiation protection; 4.Cooperate with the International Commission on Radiological Protection, the International Commission and Radiation Units and Measurements, and other national and international organizations, government and private, concerned with radiation quantities, units and measurements, and with radiation protection.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
www.nema.org
1300 North 17th Street
Suite 1847
Rosslyn, VA 22209
Voice: 703-841-3200
Fax: 703-841-3300
Purpose: To maintain and improve quality and reliability of products; to insure safety standards in manufacture and use of products; and to organize and act upon members' interests in productivity, competition from overseas suppliers, energy conservation, and efficiency, marketing opportunities, economic matters, and product liability. Develops product standards covering such matters as nomenclature, ratings, performance, testing, and dimensions; participates in developing National Electrical Code and National Electrical Safety Codes, and advocated their acceptance by state and local authorities; conducts regulatory and legislative analysis on issues of concern to electrical manufacturers. Sponsors energy information program, geographical projects, advisory services, statistical and management services, and Electrification Council.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
www.nema.org
1300 North 17th Street
Suite 1847
Rosslyn, VA 22209
Voice: 703-841-3200
Fax: 703-841-3300
Purpose: To maintain and improve quality and reliability of products; to insure safety standards in manufacture and use of products; and to organize and act upon members' interests in productivity, competition from overseas suppliers, energy conservation, and efficiency, marketing opportunities, economic matters, and product liability. Develops product standards covering such matters as nomenclature, ratings, performance, testing, and dimensions; participates in developing National Electrical Code and National Electrical Safety Codes, and advocated their acceptance by state and local authorities; conducts regulatory and legislative analysis on issues of concern to electrical manufacturers. Sponsors energy information program, geographical projects, advisory services, statistical and management services, and Electrification Council.

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
www.rsna.org
820 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Voice: (630) 571-2670
The purpose of the Radiological Society of North America is to promote and develop the highest standards of radiology and related sciences through education and research. The Society seeks to provide radiologists and allied health scientists with educational programs and materials of the highest quality, and to constantly improve the content and value of these educational activities. The Society seeks to promote research in all aspects of Radiology and related sciences, including basic clinical reserch in the promotion of quality health care. The Society seeks to foster closer fellowship among all radiologists and greater cooperation among radiologists and members of other branches of medicine and allied healthcare professionals. The Society's success in achieving its goals in education and research is due to the high level of professionalism of its members and other colleagues who generously share their scientific knowledge and administrative abilities.

Royal Australaian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
www.ranzcr.edu.au
Level 9, 51 Druitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Voice: 61-2-264-3555
Fax: 61-2-264-7799
E-mail: ranzcr@ranzcr.edu.au
Purpose: To promote, encourage and provide for the advancement of the study and the practice of the sciences known as diagnostic radiology and diagnostic medical imaging, therapeutic radiology and oncology and allied sciences and for the carrying out of research and experimental work in connection with these sciences.

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
13 Elm Street
Manchester, MA 01944
Voice: 978-526-8330
Fax: 978-526-4018
Professional society of board certified surgeons interested in promoting the study of and research in the circulatory system.
Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
13 Elm Street
Manchester, MA 01944
Voice: 978-526-8330
Fax: 978-526-4018
Professional society of board certified surgeons interested in promoting the study of and research in the circulatory system.

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
www.sdms.org
12770 Coit Road, Suite 508
Dallas, TX 75251
Voice: (972) 239-7367
Fax: (972) 239-7378
Purpose: To promote, advance and educate its members and the medical community in the science of diagnostic medical ultrasound and, as a consequence, contribute to the enhancement and practice of diagnostic medical sonography.

Society of Pediatric Echocardiography (SOPE)
c/o A. Ludomirsky, MD
University of Michigan Med Ctr, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
Div. of Pediatric Cardiology, Rm F1310, MCHC, Box 0204
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Voice: 313-764-3718
Fax: 313-936-9470
E-mail: aludomir@umich.edu
Society of Pediatric Echocardiography (SOPE)
c/o A. Ludomirsky, MD
University of Michigan Med Ctr, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
Div. of Pediatric Cardiology, Rm F1310, MCHC, Box 0204
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Voice: 313-764-3718
Fax: 313-936-9470
E-mail: aludomir@umich.edu

Society of Pediatric Radiology (SPR)
www.rsna.org
2021 Spring Road, Suite #600
Oakbrook, IL 60523
Voice: 630-571-2197
Fax: 630-571-7837

Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU)
www.sru.org
44211 Slatestone Court
Leesburg, VA 20176-5109
Voice: 703-858-9210 or 800-438-2777
Fax: 703-729-4839
E-mail: info@sru.org
Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU)
www.sru.org
44211 Slatestone Court
Leesburg, VA 20176-5109
Voice: 703-858-9210 or 800-438-2777
Fax: 703-729-4839
E-mail: info@sru.org

Society of Vascular Technology (SVT)
www.svtnet.org
4601 Presidents Drive
Suite 260
Lanham, MD 20706
Voice: 301-459-7550
Fax: 301-459-5651
E-mail: info@svtnet.org
Purpose: To establish an information clearinghouse providing reference and assistance in matters relating to non-invasive vascular technology (a highly technical and specialized method of monitoring the blood flow in arms and legs in order to better diagnose disease and blood clots); to facilitate cooperation among non-invasive vascular facilities and other health professions; to provide continuing education for individuals in the field.

World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB)
www.wfumb.org.au
WFUMB is a Federation of Affiliated Organizations consisting of Regional Federations and National Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.  The Regional Federations cover National Societies of Ultrasound in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Separate National Societies cover North America, Australasia and Mediterranean/African countries. Individual members of the National Societies are medical practitioners, scientists, engineers and ultrasonographers. The total number of individual members is presently more than 40,000. WFUMB is a NGO-member in official relation with WHO.

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