The American Physiological Society (APS) is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. By providing a spectrum of physiological information, the APS strives to play an important role in the progress of science and the advancement of knowledge. Providing current, usable information to the scientific community is the Society’s primary focus.

Mission Statement

APS promotes discovery, disseminates knowledge, and advances education in physiology.



Our prestigious peer-reviewed journals (with high impact factors) are read by research leaders (both MDs and PhDs) in all experimental physiology specialties.
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Breakdown of circulation by classification of readers: physiologists, circulatory physiologists, pulmonary physiologists, renal physiologists, respiratory physiologists, exercise physiologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, environmental physiologists, biochemists, neurologists, neuroscientists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, immunologists, geneticists, research workers in biology/cell biology, universities, foundations, medical schools, hospitals, libraries, and industrial libraries.

Quick Facts

  • The Society was founded in 1887 with 28 members
  • APS now has 11,163 members
  • Most members have doctoral degrees in physiology and/or medicine (or other health professions)
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