American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Founded in 1951, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) is the specialty's premier professional membership organization dedicated to the improvement of women’s health. With more than 57,000 members, the College is a 501(c)(3) organization and its activities include producing the College's practice guidelines and other educational material.

The College's companion organization, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), is a 501(c)(6) organization that became operational January 1, 2010, and focuses on socioeconomic, political, and grievance activities for its members. The College and the Congress are two separate and distinct legal entities.

http://www.acog.org