The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), formerly the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG):
- Serve as a strong advocates for quality health care for women.
- Promotes excellence in women's health.
- Maintains the highest standards of clinical practice.
- Provides continuing education of its members.
- Promotes patient education.
- Increases awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.
What does FACOG and FACOOG mean?
Members of ACOG and ACOOG are referred to as "Fellows" and their status is denoted as FACOG for "Fellow, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists" and FACOOG for "Fellow, American Congress of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists".
Fellows of ACOG have been certified by and are Diplomates of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). Learn more about Board certification »
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