Here are links to some organizations that can provide more information.
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HRS is the leading resource on heart rhythm disorders. Our mission is to improve the care of patients by promoting research, education, and optimal health care policies and standards. Our vision is to end death and suffering due to heart rhythm disorders.
Founded in 1974, the ABC’s mission is to promote the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in Blacks and other minorities and to achieve health equity for all through the elimination of disparities. Membership is open to all interested in eradicating cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke. For more information, visit https://www.abcardio.org.
StopAfib.org is for afib patients by afib patients, with a mission of helping those living with afib to get their lives back and of ridding the world of afib-related strokes. Learn more about the organization and the annual Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference by visiting www.StopAfib.org.
The Anticoagulation Forum is the largest organization of anticoagulation management specialists in North America. The organization's mission is to improve the quality of care for patients taking antithrombotic medications by educating healthcare professionals and advocating for clinical best practices. For more information visit https://acforum.org.
The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis, and successful treatment of
NBCA works on behalf of people who may be susceptible to blood clots, including, but not limited to, people with clotting disorders, atrial fibrillation, cancer, traumatic injury, and risks related to surgery, lengthy immobility, child birth, and birth control.
NBCA accomplishes its mission through programs that build public awareness, educate patients and healthcare professionals, and promote supportive public and private sector policy.
Held annually on 13 October, World Thrombosis Day aims to increase public, healthcare professional and health care systems’ awareness of thrombosis and, ultimately, to reduce deaths and disabilities from thromboembolic disease through a greater awareness of its causes, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and evidence-based prevention and treatment.
The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is the leading nursing organization dedicated to preventing and managing cardiovascular disease. Our mission is to promote nurses as leaders in cardiovascular disease prevention and management across the lifespan.
Founded in 1947, the AAFP represents 136,700 physicians and medical students nationwide. It is the largest medical society devoted solely to primary care. Family physicians conduct approximately one in five office visits – that’s 192 million visits annually or 48 percent more than the next most visited medical specialty. Today, family physicians provide more care for America’s underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty. Family medicine’s cornerstone is an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focused on integrated care. To learn more about the specialty of family medicine, the AAFP's positions on issues and clinical care, and for downloadable multi-media highlighting family medicine, visit www.aafp.org/media. For information about health care, health conditions and wellness, please visit the AAFP’s
Mended Hearts® is the world’s largest peer-to-peer support program for all heart patients and their caregivers across the lifespan. Mended Hearts mission is to inspire hope and improve the quality of life for heart patients and their families through ongoing peer-to-peer support, education, and advocacy.
WomenHeart's mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women living with or at risk of heart disease, and to advocate for their benefit.
The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by blood clots and related diseases. Through our comprehensive resources and innovative programming, we strive to educate patients and healthcare providers about thrombosis and its complications.
AF Association is an international non-profit which is focused on raising awareness of atrial fibrillation (AF) and providing support, information and education for patients, families, caregivers and the public worldwide. AF Association in partnership with A-A launched the Know Your Pulse campaign and also hosts the Global AF Aware Week annually in November.
Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A) is an international non-profit working to improve the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those affected by arrhythmias. A-A Know Your Pulse campaign promotes the need for us all to be aware of our pulse to know our heart rhythm.
The mission of the PERT Consortium is to increase awareness of treatment options available to patients with pulmonary embolism, reduce the worldwide incidence of PE, improve health outcomes through vigorous,
The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is a national advocacy force for addressing patient health and safety priorities shared by patients, physicians, regulators, and industry. As an accredited provider of continuing medical education, PPAHS identifies, promotes, educates, and certifies clinicians in best practices that promote patient safety and improve the quality of patient care.
The Alliance for Aging Research is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health. The Alliance believes advances in research help people live longer, happier, more productive lives and reduce healthcare costs over the long term.
Established in 1994 in Washington, DC, the National Hispanic Medical Association is a non-profit association representing the interests of 50,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States. NHMA is dedicated to empowering Hispanic physicians to be leaders who will help eliminate health disparities and improve the health of Hispanic people. To join as a member and learn more, please visit https://www.nhmamd.org/.