Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) -private professional organization responsible for the accreditation of residency education programs in the U.S.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) - agency that provides certification for training in Psychiatry and Neurology and its subspecialties, part of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
American College of Psychiatrists(ACP) - psychiatrists who have demonstrated excellence in the field of psychiatry who have been selected for membership
American Psychiatric Association (APA) - world largest psychiatric organization representing over 33,000 psychiatric physicians from the U.S. and around the world.
American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training (AADPRT) - academic psychiatrists interested in promoting excellence in the education and training of future psychiatrists.
Association for Academic Psychiatry - focuses on education in psychiatry at all levels, medical school through lifelong learning.
Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP) - focuses on medication of medical students in psychiatry.
Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry - brings together top psychiatrists to provide perspective and recommendation on current issues in psychiatry.
World Psychiatric Association - international association of national psychiatric societies.