Seattle Women's knows that researching health related topics can be stressful due to the overwhelming amount of information available today online. In order to help you find accurate educational resources, we recommend the following trusted sources:
ClinicalTrials.gov provides patients, family members, health care professionals, and members of the public easy access to information on clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), through its National Library of Medicine (NLM), has developed this site in collaboration with all NIH Institutes and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).>
Good Breast Health
The goal of this website is to provide pertinent information on good breast health that will enhance the quality of life of all women using this website and provide fresh, current, and comprehensive information that will be useful to your breast health.
North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
Founded in 1989, The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is North America's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of women through an understanding of menopause. Its multidisciplinary membership of 2,000 leaders in the field – including clinical and basic science experts from medicine, nursing, sociology, psychology, nutrition, anthropology, epidemiology, pharmacy, and education – allows NAMS to be uniquely qualified to provide information that is both accurate and unbiased, not for or against any point of view
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
ACOG works primarily in four areas:
1. Serving as a strong advocate for quality health care for women.
2. Maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education for its members.
3. Promoting patient education and stimulating patient understanding of and involvement in medical care.
4. Increasing awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP)
A first-of-its-kind nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research and the role each party plays in the process.
International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH)
ISSWSH is a multidisciplinary, academic, and scientific organization whose purposes are:
- To provide opportunities for communication among scholars, researchers, and practitioners about women's sexual function and sexual experience,
- To support the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in research, education, and clinical practice of women's sexuality, and
- To provide the public with accurate information about women's sexuality and sexual health