ACOG Mission, Vision and Core Values
Operational Mission Statement
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care and the professional and socioeconomic interests of its members through continuing medical education, practice, research, and advocacy.
The Congress, as the premier organization for obstetricians and gynecologists and providers of women’s health care, will provide the highest quality education worldwide, continuously improve health care for women through practice and research, lead advocacy for women’s health care issues nationally and internationally, and provide excellent organizational support and services for our members.
As an organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care and the betterment of our membership, we value:
- Access for all women to high quality safe health care
- Professionalism to our membership as manifested in high ethical standards, collegiality, communication, mentoring, leadership development, diversity and life-long learning
- Scholarship in medical science through health research and education
- Advocacy for women and our members in our role as the authority on the specialty and on women’s health information for patients, providers, organizations and governments