Medical Organizations

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American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.Information specific to children's oral health can be found on the AAP's Pediatric Oral Health Web site at: http://www.aap.org/commpeds/dochs/oralhealth/index.cfm.

American Medical Association
The American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation's largest medical professional association.

MedSun (Medical Product Safety Network)

MedSun (Medical Product Safety Network) is designed to improve understanding of medical device use so that the FDA, healthcare facilities, clinicians, and manufacturers can better address safety concerns. Over 350 health care facilities, primarily hospitals, participate in the MedSun network. Trained MedSun Representatives from these sites come from Risk Management, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Biomedical/Clinical Engineering, Physicians and Nurses, Materials Management, and Surgical Services.