Vision & Mission

APCA Overview

The Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA™) is part of the Inteleos™ family of Councils that includes the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®), the Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement™ (APCA™), the Point-of-Care-Ultrasound Certification Academy (PCA™), and the Inteleos Foundation.  

Inteleos™ fuels the global health community to ensure equitable access to quality care. It serves an extensive network of more than 140,000 sonographers, physicians, and medical professionals worldwide, united in their commitment to establishing and maintaining the highest standards of excellence in healthcare.  

APCA is here to exclusively meet the certification needs of physicians and advanced care providers around the world in the rapidly expanding field of medical imaging and other healthcare specialties. It is dedicated to enabling its constituents to secure certification in various types of medical imaging and other healthcare specialties, offering outstanding customer care and simple maintenance of existing credentials.

Additionally, the APCA Council will identify new areas of practice, which would benefit from assessment programs. Exploration of several new certifications is already underway and as part of APCA, you will have the opportunity to volunteer your time and ideas to drive medical imaging, and other healthcare specialties, excellence forward.

APCA Vision

APCA creates global standards of physician excellence in patient care.

APCA Mission

APCA recognizes physicians’ enduring commitment to the highest quality patient care through rigorous assessments and continual learning.