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National Health and Health Care Special Interest Groups

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Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 N/A Academy of General Dentistry
2012 N/A AIDS Drug Assistance Program Advocacy Association
2008 N/A AIDS United
2007 N/A Alliance For Headache Disorders Advocacy
2014 2016 Alzheimer's Impact Movement
2006 N/A American Academy of Emergency Medicine
2007 N/A American Academy of Family Physicians
2004 N/A American College of Emergency Physicians
2014 N/A American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
2010 N/A American Hospital Association
2001 N/A American Medical Association PAC
2011 2018 American Nurses Association
2017 N/A American Public Health Association
2010 N/A American Society for Radiation Oncology
2003 N/A American Society of Anesthesiologists
2015 2014 American Veterinary Medical Association
2011 N/A Association of University Centers on Disabilities
N/A 2020 Brand New Congress
2004 N/A Citizens for Health
N/A 2018 Clinicians for Progressive Care
N/A 2020 Common Defense
N/A 2020 Demand Universal Healthcare
2016 2019 Democrats for Life of America
2007 N/A Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
2018 N/A Eating Disorders Coalition
2018 2016 Food Policy Action
N/A 2020 Future Now Fund
2003 N/A Global AIDS Alliance
2014 N/A Hispanic Federation, LCLAA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota, NCLR, and Voto Latino
2008 N/A National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors)
2010 2017 National Association of Social Workers
2014 N/A National Breast Cancer Coalition
2010 N/A National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association
N/A 2020 National Nurses United
2006 N/A National Rural Health Association
2006 N/A Parkinsons Action Network
2019 2020 Planned Parenthood Action Fund
2006 N/A Protect Patients Now!
N/A 2020 SEIU Healthcare: Indiana-Illinois-Missouri-Kansas (Service Employees International Union)
1996 N/A Smokefree Action
2010 N/A St. Joseph Health System
2005 N/A The American College of Physicians
2008 N/A The American Counseling Association
N/A N/A The American Geriatrics Society
2011 N/A The Children's Health Fund
2008 N/A The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
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