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Career & Professional Links

The American Academy of Audiology
The American Academy of Audiology is the world's largest professional organization of, by and for audiologists. The active membership of more than 10,000 audiologists join together to provide the highest quality of hearing healthcare service to children and adults described by our national slogan "Caring for America's Hearing."

American Medical Association
The AMA's envisioned future is to be an essential part of the professional life of every physician and an essential force for progress in improving the nation's health.

The American Medical Student Association
The American Medical Student Association is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine.

The American Occupational Therapy Association
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)is the nationally recognized professional association of more than 35,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students of occupational therapy.

The American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 66,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.

The American Podiatric Medical Association
The American Podiatric Medical Association is the premier professional organization representing the nation's Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists). The APMA represents approximately 80 percent of the podiatrists in the country. Within APMA's umbrella of organizations are 53 component societies in states and other jurisdictions, as well as 21 affiliated and related societies.

The American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association
The American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA) is a college-level national chapter organization dedicated to promote and stimulate interest in the field of veterinary medicine and provide its member clubs with sources of information regarding sister clubs and the field of veterinary medicine.  This site provides information about our organization, links to sister pre-veterinary clubs across the country, and links to other veterinary-related organizations on the internet.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 123,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.

The American Student Dental Association
The American Student Dental Association is a national student-run organization which protects and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in dentistry.

It represents students with a unified voice and provides information, education, advocacy, and services. The association introduces lifelong involvement in organized dentistry, and promotes change for the betterment of the profession.

The Cleveland Clinic
The Cleveland Clinic is one of the largest and most respected nonprofit multi-specialty academic medical centers in the country. The Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned Cleveland physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation.

Explore Health Careers is a free, online health careers resource for students and advisors. This Website is a non-profit, collaborative initiative involving national foundations, professional associations, health career advisors, educational institutions, and college students.

National Institute of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre-professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders.

Membership in national NSSLHA is available to undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral students enrolled full- or part-time in a communication sciences program or related major. was established in 1999 as a resource for clinicians, students, caregivers, educators, and all who are interested in the study and practice of speech-language pathology. This website was created by speech-language pathologists as a platform to provide knowledge and dessiminate information and provide free services to the SLP community.