- International Face to Face program: http://www.aafprs.org/patient/humanitarian/pa_ffinter.html
Face to Face is a humanitarian surgical exchange program conducted for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Surgeons working with Face to Face help those with facial deformities due to congenital birth defaults or trauma, particularly children.
- Doctors without Borders: http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/
Doctors Without Borders is an international medical humanitarian organization that helps people around the world facing disaster, epidemic, conflict and other types of crisis with emergency medical aid.
- MedRecruit: http://www.medrecruit.com/
MedRecruit partners doctors and hospitals to give hospitals the skilled doctors they need.
- ProjectsAbroad: http://www.projects-abroad.org/
ProjectsAbroad is the largest international volunteer abroad program in the world operating in 35 countries.
- Seed Global Health: http://www.seedglobalhealth.org/
Working with the Peace Corps, Seed Global Health trains physicians and nurses while making a human investment in health education throughout the world.
- International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers: http://www.iamat.org/index.cfm
IAMAT is a nonprofit organization that promotes travel medicine and health by providing travelers with health information and a global network of doctors.
- Voluntary Services Overseas: http://www.vso.org.uk/
VSO is the leading independent international development organization in the world. Volunteers work in communities around the world with local professionals to improve quality of life for locals.
- Merlin: http://www.merlin.org.uk/
Merlin provides medical relief after conflict, natural disaster or epidemics across the globe.
- Internation Medical Corps UK: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org.uk/
Provides humanitarian relief around the world where it is most in need.
- National Institutes of Health: http://www.nih.gov/
NIH is one of the world’s leading medical research centers and an agency of the U.S. Department of Health.
- U.S. National Library of Medicine: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the largest medical library in the world.
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: http://www.hhs.gov/
HHS, or the Health Department, protects the health of all Americans and offers human services.
- HealthFinder.gov: http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Access health information from the federal government.
Societies and Associations:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons: http://www.plasticsurgery.org/
ASPS is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world. Founded in 1931, the Society has over 7,000 members.
- American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: http://www.aafprs.org/
The AAFPRS is the world’s largest association of facial plastic surgery with over 2,7000 surgeons.
- American College of Surgeons: http://www.facs.org/
The ACS is an educational and scientific association of surgeons founded in 1913 to improve quality of care for patients with high standards.
- American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: http://www.entnet.org/
AAO-HNS is the largest organization in the world representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat and related structures, representing over 12,000 specialists.
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: http://www.surgery.org/
Founded in 1967, ASAPS is the leading professional organization of plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery specializing in cosmetic surgery.
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery: https://www.cosmeticsurgery.org/
A nonprofit organization that offers information on cosmetic surgery for physicians and patients.
- International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: http://www.ipras.org/
IPRAS promotes plastic surgery clinically and scientifically to improve friendship between physicians across the world.
- International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: http://www.isaps.org/
ISAPS is a worldwide organization created at the United Nations and representing more than 2,400 plastic surgeons in 94 countries.