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APAMSA is the Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association. We are a national organization that aims to address those issues important to Asian American and Pacific Islander medical students.
One part of our mission is to bring together Asians, Pacific Islanders and others interested in the health issues that affect Asians and Pacific Islanders so that we may have a strong, collective, public and political voice. We are interested in both directly promoting the health and well-being of the Asian and Pacific Islander community as well as in helping all health care workers who work with these communities understand how to care for the Asian or Pacific Islander patient in a culturally sensitive manner. Finally, APAMSA provides an important forum for APIA medical students to meet, exchange information and experiences and develop personally and professionally.
•To serve as a national forum for discussion, activism, and professional and leadership development
•Provide our members with meaningful experiences in leadership, service and research related to APA health
•Provide recognition for leadership and exceptional service
•Provide connections to mentors in specialties or leadership positions we wish to pursue
•Provide scholarships, international opportunities, and opportunities to become more involved with APA health issues.
President: Geetha Vasudevan
Advocacy Director: Saarang Singh
Treasurer: Lan Le
Secretory: Jennifer Wang
Community Engagement Director: Ashley Sarquiz
Archana Mishra MD