American Board of Pediatrics

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The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), founded in 1933, is an independent, nonprofit organization whose certificate has worldwide recognition as a credential which signifies a high level of physician competence. The objective of certification is to promote excellence in medical care for children and adolescents.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Originally founded in 1930 by 35 pediatricians, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP is dedicated to supporting the professional needs of its 67,000 members.


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With a membership of more than 107,000, The American Association of Nurse Practitioners is a community of individuals as well as organizations committed to providing exceptional care. The goal of AANP is to empower all NPs to advance quality health care through practice, education, advocacy, research, and leadership.


The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners logo

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is the professional association for pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and all pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). Founded in 1973, the organization is dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare for infants, children, and adolescents and to advancing the APRN’s role in providing that care.

Salt Therapy Association

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The Salt Therapy Association (STA) was created in 2014 to provide resources, information, research, and standards to support, promote, and create awareness about salt or halotherapy for the industry, businesses, and consumers. The STA is the largest organization of salt therapy facilities, professionals, and enthusiasts in the world.

Univ of Michigan Medical School

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The University of Michigan Medical School, founded in 1850, is committed to creating the future of health care through discovery, offering a medical education that sets the standard for discourse, intellectual rigor, and creativity. With 20 clinical and 9 basic science departments, the medical school is committed to transforming health through bold and innovative education, discovery, and service.

UCSD Medical School / Rady Children’s Hospital

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The UC San Diego School of Medicine, established in 1968, is the region’s only medical school and closely tied to the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as UC San Diego Health. The role of the school is to improve health through innovative research, education, and patient care.

Rady Children's Hospital logo

Rady Children’s Hospital -San Diego is the region’s pediatric medical center. Serving San Diego, Imperial, and southern Riverside Counties, the hospital treats children from birth to 18 years old as well as a small number of adults with certain conditions for which the hospital has specialized services.

Widener University

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Founded in 1821, Widener University offers associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral law degrees across more than 60 programs, including highly ranked programs in nursing, engineering, social work, and the arts and sciences. A Widener education is rooted in a commitment to the professional and personal development of each and every student that attends the school.


The University of California at San Francisco logo

The University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), one of the world’s leading health sciences universities, is part of the 10-campus University of California, the world’s premier public research university, and is dedicated to graduate and professional education. UCSF is a collection of dedicated scientists, clinicians, students, and staff who are working to make the world a better place through its singular focus on health.

Maharishi University of Management

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The Maharishi International University, formerly Maharishi University of Management, is a non-profit university with on-campus and online degree programs. MIU is the home of consciousness-based education with a commitment to personal inner growth, wellness,sustainability, and positive values.