Sites for Professionals
Government Health Related Sites
Kid Friendly Sites
Mental Health / Physical Disabilities
Sites for Professionals
This site presented by The American Academy of Pediatrics has links to sound pediatric advice and public education brochures that reflects the views and practices of the physicians belonging to the academy. The format of the advice is presented in an easy to understand manner.
This site is presented by the American Academy of Family Practice. It has links to clinical care and research, news and publications as well as information on policy issues. It also has CME opportunities for members.
This site was developed by the American Medical Association and has information available on a broad range of subjects of interest to those practicing medicine from CPT codes, Health Information Technology, coverage issue, malpractice and legislative issues, to quality of care and patient care web links.
This online access to the health library at the University of California, San Francisco includes a medical dictionary, news about research advances, patient education materials, and links to other helpful web sites.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) maintains a site designed for physicians and other health related professionals. The site maintains a series of peer reviewed resource articles on specific conditions and health related issues.
Users of this site must register. It is a free site and allows the user access to free CMEs, news articles, health searches by subject, patient education and journals.
CenterWatch is the information source for the clinical trials industry. This site will provide the user with a wealth of information about clinical research including both active industry and government-sponsored trials. Information regarding new drugs that have been recently approved by the FDA as well as new drug therapies currently being researched can also be found at this site.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is a non-for-profit organization. This site will give you access on ways to assist you in improving health care as well as educational opportunities in the quality health care filed.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services site can answer almost any of the questions you have regarding these two programs or it will have links to take you to where the answers are. These questions can range from coverage and billing questions to quality and educational issues.
This site is a collaborative effort put together for learners who are committed to improving health outcomes and reduce health disparities among the poor and certain populations.
This site is sponsored by the American Dental Association is an extensive site on dental care, research, education, licensure and other recent information for the professional as well as a section for the consumer.
This is an excellent source maintained by the Health Sciences Library System for the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. It has multiple invaluable quick links available.