The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Founded in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, ACOG has over 55,000 members and is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. Now based in Washington, DC, it is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization.

ACOG works primarily in four areas:

  • Serving as a strong advocate for quality health care for women.

  • Maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education for its members.

  • Promoting patient education and stimulating patient understanding of and involvement in medical care.

  • Increasing awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.


Bylaws of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 
Amended May 2012.

 

Bylaws of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 
Amended May 2012.

 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy (College and Congress).

 

Conflict of Interest Policy for Committee Members (College and Congress).

 

Conflict of Interest Policy for Executive Board Members (College andCongress).

 

Statement of Values (College and Congress).

 

Whistleblower Policy (College and Congress).

 

Executive Board (College and Congress) and Executive Vice President

 

ACOG's Code of Professional Ethics 
ACOG's new Code of Professional Ethics was approved by the Executive Board in 2011.

 

ACOG Fact Sheet 
Founded in Chicago in 1951, ACOG's membership has grown to more than 51,000 members specializing in obstetric-gynecologic care.

 

ACOG's Scope of Practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
ACOG's Scope of Practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology was approved by the Executive Board February 6, 2005.

 

Committee Descriptions 
Descriptions of ACOG committees are provided for your review.

 

Grants, Sponsorships, and Other Support 
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists accepts industry funding to support the College's mission of improving health care for women. In 2009, grants, sponsorships, and other support from industry comprised only 2.27% of the College's total revenue. In 2010, these types of funding comprised just 1.8% of the College's total revenue. The 
2009 and 2010 reports are available online.