191 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
AA Alcoholics Anonymous
AABB AABB, formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks
AACN American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
AAD American Association of Dermatology
AADGP American Academy of Dental Group Practice
AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians
AAIN American Academy of Industrial Nurses
AAN American Academy of Nursing
AAO American Academy of Ophthalmology
AAO American Academy of Optometry
AAOS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
AAP American Academy of Pediatrics
ABEM American Board of Emergency Medicine
ABMS American Board of Medical Specialties
ACCP American College of Chest Physicians
ACEP American College of Emergency Physicians
ACGME Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
ACOG American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACP Advanced Care Paramedic (Canada)
ACP American College of Physicians
ACR American College of Radiology
ACR American College of Rheumatology
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 Australian Medical Association
AMSA American Medical Student Association
AND Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)
ANF Australian Nursing Federation
ANNA American Nephrology Nurses' Association
AOA American Optometric Association
AOA Australian Orthopaedic Association
AOA American Osteopathic Association
AOBEM American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine
AORN Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
APA American Psychiatric Association
APGAR American Pediatric Gross Assessment Record (a backronym)
APN Advanced practice nurse
ARA American Rheumatological Association
ARRT American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
ASCEPT Australasian Society of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
ASCP American Society for Clinical Pathology
ASCP American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
ASHA American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASL American sign language
ASMI Australian Self-Medication Industry
ASMSO American Society of Medication Safety Officers