Asian Pacific American Medical Student
APAMSA is a
national organization that aims to address issues important to Asian and
Pacific Islander American medical students. The Johns Hopkins Chapter
serves medical students at the Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine in Baltimore, MD.
mission is to unite medical students interested in the health issues that
affect Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, so that we have a strong and
collective voice. We strive to promote the well-being of Asian
communities through direct service, as well as by helping health care
workers understand how to care for the patients in a culturally competent
manner. APAMSA also supports professional development by providing a
forum for APIA medical students and faculty exchange information and
national board organizes community service projects include Hepatitis B
education and immunization, and Bone Marrow Donor registration. The
Hopkins chapter serves
the community locally and nationally by holding health screenings,
volunteering at a local health center serving APIAs, and organizing
drives to register bone marrow donors. Our members benefit from events
such as Medical Chinese classes, Hepatitis B seminars, and discussions on
founded in 1993 by Asian American students concerned about their roles in
shaping their communities. The national board officially started in 1995.
The Hopkins chapter was founded in 2002.
Website Design and Authorship:
Current Webmaster: June Peng
Donations and Sponsorship Opportunities: Contact June Peng
Hopkins is co-hosting the 2010 APAMSA National Conference! Visit the conference website
(itís a work in progress).