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 List of abbreviations for medical organisations and personnel

   A

 AA - Alcoholics Anonymous
 AAD - American Association of Dermatology
 AADGP - American Academy of Dental Group Practice
 AAFP - American Academy of Family Physicians
 AAOS - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
 AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics
 ACEP - American College of Emergency Physicians
 ACOG - American College of Obstetics and Gynecology
 ACS - American Cancer Society
 ACS - American College of Surgeons
 ADA - American Dental Association
 ADA - American Diabetes Association
 AGD - Academy of General Dentistry
 AHA - American Heart Association
 AMA - American Medical Association
 AMA - Australian Medical Association
 ARA - American Rheumatological Association

   C

 CAOT - Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
 CAD - Canadian Association of the Deaf
 CAEP - Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
 CAG - Canadian Association of Gerontology
 CAMT - Canadian Association of Music Therapy
 CAO - Canadian Association of Orthodontists
 CAO - Canadian Association of Optometrists
 CAP - Canadian Association of Physicists
 CAR - Canadian Association of Radiologists
 CASLPA - Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
 CCS - Canadian Cardiology Society
 CMA - Canadian Medical Association
 CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

   D

 DO - Doctor of Optometry OR Doctor of Osteopathy

   F

 FDA - Food and Drug Administration

   G

 GP - General practitioner

   H

 HC - Health Canada

   L

 LMSSA - The Society of Apothecaries

   J

 JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

   M

 MD - Medical doctor
 NA - Narcotics Anonymous

   N

 NEJM - New England Journal of Medicine

   O

 O.D. - Optical doctor

   R

 RACP - Royal Australasian College of Physicians
 RACS - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
 RCP - Royal College of Physicians
 RCS - Royal College of Surgeons
 RCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
 RCN - Royal College of Nursing
 RCM - Royal College of Midwives

   U

 UKPDS - United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study

   W

 WHO - World Health Organization