Organization Acronyms

AAFP                          American Academy of Family Physicians

AAP                            American Academy of Pediatrics

AAGL                         American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

AANS                         American Association of Neurological Surgeons

AAPLOG                   American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ABMS                        American Board of Medical Specialties

ABOG                        American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.

ACNM                        American College of Nurse-Midwives

ACOG                         American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOOG                      American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACP-ASIM                American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine

ACS                            American College of Surgeons

AGOS                        American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society

AMA                           American Medical Association

AOBOG                     American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

ASCCP                     American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

ASRI                          American Society for Reproductive Immunology

ASRM                        American Society for Reproductive Medicine

ASPRS                      American Society of Plastic Surgeons

AUGS                         American Urogynecologic Society

AAMC                        Association of American Medical Colleges

APGO                        Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics

ARHP                         Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

CAOG                        Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

CMA                           Canadian Medical Association

CMSS                        Council of Medical Specialty Societies

CUCOG                     Council of University Chairs in Obstetrics and Gynecology

CREOG                      Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology

ES                               Endocrine Society

FIGO                           International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

GOG                           Gynecologic Oncology Group

IDSOG                        Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology

ISSVD                        International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease

LCOG                         Liaison Committee for Obstetrics and Gynecology

NAMS                          The North American Menopause Society

NASPAG                    North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

NASPOG                    North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology

NCI                               National Cancer Institute

NICHD                         National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

NIH                               National Institutes of Health

OGASC                      Obstetrical and Gynecological Assembly of Southern California

PCOGS                      Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society

PCRS                          Pacific Coast Reproductive Society 

PRS                            Perinatal Research Society

RRC                            Residency Review Committee for Obstetrics and Gynecology

RCPSC                      The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

SGI                              Society for Gynecologic Investigation

SGO                            Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

SGS                            Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

SMFM                         Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

SOGC                         The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

SPRS                          Society of Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeons

SSTAR                        Society for Sex Therapy and Research

SMA                             Southern Medical Association

TS                                 Teratology Society

WAGO                          Western Association for Gynecologic Oncologists


Christine Himes

Wanda Proctor
Project Coordinator

For information about membership, please contact:
ACOG Membership Department
(202) 863-2404

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188 | Mailing Address: PO Box 70620, Washington, DC 20024-9998