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Subject Description

Physician Associations

Organizations whose members are physicians who have affiliated for the purpose of continuing professional development through articles in learned journals, participation in professional conferences and other informal educational opportunities. Many physician associations set standards regarding the qualifications and performance of members, accept and investigate complaints from the public regarding the practices of members and maintain referral services through which citizens who require the assistance of a medical doctor are referred to members.

Taxonomy Code: TN-500.650

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