About Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA)
Represents: All professionals working in urgent care
Membership: More than 2,700 centers representing approximately 27,000 urgent care clinical and business professionals from the United States and abroad.
Mission: Urgent Care meets the vital need in modern society for health care that is not only expert and reliable, but also patient oriented, convenient and cost effective.
We exist to advance and distinguish the role of urgent care medicine as a healthcare destination and support the ongoing success of our membership through education, advocacy, community awareness, benchmarking and promoting standards of excellence.
Vision: To be the catalyst for the recognition of urgent care as an essential part of the health care system.
The UCAOA values drive everything we do. As an organization we believe in:
UCAOA was founded as a 501(c)3 on November 12, 2004, by Don Kilgore, Dr. John Koehler, Dan Konow, Dr. William Meadows, Dr. Lee Resnick, Marge Simat, and Dr. David Stern. Download the UCAOA History and Milestones timeline to learn about our accomplishments during the past 10 years.