• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff251-500
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1951

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

Founded in 1951, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) is the specialty's premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health. With more than 58,000 members, the College is a 501(c)(3) organization and its activities include producing the College's practice guidelines and other educational material. The College's companion organization, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), is a 501(c)(6) organization that became operational January 1, 2010, and focuses on socioeconomic, political, and grievance activities for its members. The College and the Congress are two separate and distinct legal entities. Fellows of ACOG are board certified ob-gyns whose professional activities are devoted to the practice of obstetrics and/or gynecology, who possess unrestricted licenses to practice medicine, and have attained high ethical and professional standing. Fellows of ACOG can be recognized by the designation of FACOG (Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) after the physician’s name. There are also several other categories of membership. ACOG Mission, Vision and Core Values Operational Mission Statement The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care and the professional and socioeconomic interests of its members through continuing medical education, practice, research, and advocacy. Vision Statement The Congress, as the premier organization for obstetricians and gynecologists and providers of women’s health care, will provide the highest quality education worldwide, continuously improve health care for women through practice and research, lead advocacy for women’s health care issues nationally and internationally, and provide excellent organizational support and services for their members. Core Values As an organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care and the betterment of their membership, they value: Access for all women to high quality safe health care Professionalism to their membership as manifested in high ethical standards, collegiality, communication, mentoring, leadership development, diversity and life-long learning Scholarship in medical science through health research and education Advocacy for women and their members in their role as the authority on the specialty and on women’s health information for patients, providers, organizations and governments
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  • Senior Director, Office of Global Women's Health & Special Issues in Women's Health
    United States

Staff at The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have experience in

Sectors

  • reproductive health
  • events / training
  • research & development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • procurement process

Funders

  • acumen

Countries

  • united states
  • india
  • latvia
  • indonesia
  • worldwide

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, DC
  • 409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC