191 abbreviations
AbbreviationMeaning
AAAlcoholics Anonymous
AABBAABB, formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks
AACNAmerican Association of Critical-Care Nurses
AADAmerican Association of Dermatology
AADGPAmerican Academy of Dental Group Practice
AAFPAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
AAINAmerican Academy of Industrial Nurses
AANAmerican Academy of Nursing
AAOAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
AAOAmerican Academy of Optometry
AAOSAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
AAPAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
ABEMAmerican Board of Emergency Medicine
ABMSAmerican Board of Medical Specialties
ACCPAmerican College of Chest Physicians
ACEPAmerican College of Emergency Physicians
ACGMEAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
ACOGAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACPAdvanced Care Paramedic (Canada)
ACPAmerican College of Physicians
ACRAmerican College of Radiology
ACRAmerican College of Rheumatology
ACSAmerican Cancer Society
ACSAmerican College of Surgeons
ADAAmerican Dental Association
ADAAmerican Diabetes Association
AGDAcademy of General Dentistry
AHAAmerican Heart Association
AMAAustralian Medical Association
AMSAAmerican Medical Student Association
ANDAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)
ANFAustralian Nursing Federation
ANNAAmerican Nephrology Nurses' Association
AOAAmerican Optometric Association
AOAAustralian Orthopaedic Association
AOAAmerican Osteopathic Association
AOBEMAmerican Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine
AORNAssociation of Perioperative Registered Nurses
APAAmerican Psychiatric Association
APGARAmerican Pediatric Gross Assessment Record (a backronym)
APNAdvanced practice nurse
ARAAmerican Rheumatological Association
ARRTAmerican Registry of Radiologic Technologists
ASCEPTAustralasian Society of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
ASCPAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
ASCPAmerican Society of Consultant Pharmacists
ASHAAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASLAmerican sign language
ASMIAustralian Self-Medication Industry
ASMSOAmerican Society of Medication Safety Officers