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The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) is a non-profit organization that represents over 35,000 Indian American physicians, of which 10,000 are medical students, residents, and fellows. The Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows Section (MSRF) addresses issues geared towards medical students and physicians-in-training.


AAPI MSRF is a national organization that focuses on promoting the professional, political, and social goals of Indian American medical and dental students, residents, and fellows. We are recognized nationally and internationally as leaders in healthcare, striving to provide a diverse forum for scientific, educational, cultural, charitable, and political interaction among our members.

To realize our mission, we follow 5 guiding principles

  • To uphold and maintain the highest standards of ethics in the practice of medicine and medical education.
  • To help patients become fully informed and empowered partners in the practice of medicine.
  • Provide a channel of networking, support, and open communication among our members and local chapters.
  • Provide non-profit service to the community at large through local chapter events and national service projects, as well as internationally through service opportunities, AVSAR international, and electives abroad
  • Provide an avenue of individual communication between our members and Capitol Hill; During Legislative Day, we provide a unifying voice for our members to strive to impact national legislation and policies overseas that affect medical education and practice.


Unity of purpose. Collegiality in action. Commitment to Excellence. Compassion toward others.