LAM Foundation Partners and Memberships
National Health Council (NHC)
The NHC recognizes The LAM Foundation as having achieved compliance with the National Health Council's Standards of Excellence, encompassing the areas of governance, personnel policies, programs, finance, fundraising, accounting and reporting, and evaluation.
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
In accordance with the Better Business Bureau policies, and being committed to the highest standards of ethical business, The LAM Foundation has fulfilled the BBB membership standards, and has been accepted as a national member of the Better Business Bureau. The Foundation is a BBB Torch Award winner for Ethics.
BBB Wise Giving Alliance
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (the Alliance) helps donors make informed giving decisions and advances high standards of conduct among organizations that solicit contributions from the public. The Alliance produces in-depth evaluative reports on national charities based on comprehensive Standards for Charity Accountability and publishes a quarterly magazine, the Wise Giving Guide. National charities that meet the standards can apply to participate in the Alliance’s National Charity Seal program.
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
The ATS is an international society with more than 15,000 members and is the world's leading medical association dedicated to advancing their clinical and scientific understanding of pulmonary diseases, critical illnesses and sleep-related breathing disorders.
ATS Public Advisory Roundtable (PAR)
The ATS Public Advisory Roundtable (ATS PAR) is a core component of the American Thoracic Society and a mutually beneficial partnership wherein organizations that represent persons affected by respiratory diseases, sleep-related conditions, or related critical illnesses collaborate with the American Thoracic Society to advance their shared educational, research, patient care, and advocacy goals. ATS PAR bridges the patient’s perspective to the Society and provides the Board of Directors with strategic guidance to keep patients and families as a central focus of all ATS activities and programs.
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
The ACCP is a medical organization in the United States consisting of physicians and non-physician specialists in the field of chest medicine, which includes pulmonology, thoracic surgery, and critical care medicine.
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
NORD is dedicated to helping the nearly 30 million Americans with rare diseases, and the organizations that serve them, through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
The TS Alliance is the only national voluntary health organization for the genetic disorder known as tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). They actively advocate in government relations, striving to increase visibility of TSC in Congress and within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The organization’s goal is to engage government institutions in basic scientific and clinical research on causes and remedies for TSC.
American Lung Association (ALA)
The ALA is a private, non-profit organization that fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and air quality.
Genetic Alliance is the world’s leading nonprofit health advocacy organization committed to transforming health through genetics and promoting an environment of openness centered on the health of individuals, families, and communities.