Welcome to AAMS
The Armenian American Medical Society is the world’s largest medical organization for medical professionals of Armenian descent. For more than 30 years, we have provided vital resources to health practitioners and patients, as well as humanitarian assistance and outreach around the world.
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Discover the AAMS. Download our new member directory app for iOS and Android or catch up on the latest AAMS news. Find events and programs in your area or join us on social medial. Whether you are a healthcare professional or community member, you can make your connection through AAMS.
Join the AAMS
Joining the AAMS provides you with a host of benefits. From professional networking, to educational programs, to furthering your community’s health, opportunities abound for members of the AAMS. You will find that membership in our organization provides a you with a wealth of opportunities to enhance your practice, while providing a meaningful way to give back to your community.
The AAMS believes deeply in the power of giving back to our community, offering tools to help our community make healthy decisions and lead healthy lives. We achieve this through access to important health screenings and health resources, providing education on health topics through our TV program, and other resources for a healthy you.
Whether your are a medical professional searching for a colleague, or a community member searching for a healthcare provider, our member directory gives you access to more to more than 600 AAMS members from a variety of healthcare specialties. Search for a physician, dentist, or various allied healthcare professionals.
Your education continues even after you complete your training. Becoming the best healthcare practitioner you can be, means continuing to learn ways to improve patient care and effectively manage your career. The AAMS offers continuing medical education classes relevant to your professional growth, as well as valuable networking opportunities.
Glendale Health Festival
The Glendale Health Festival is organized in collaboration with the Armenian American Nurses Association (AANA), the City of Glendale and several other community entities. With an estimated 1,000 people participating in the festival each year, the AAMS promotes vital healthcare education and services to the community. The health festival includes free medical screenings and health education for the whole family on conditions such as high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and more. Breast, cervical and prostate cancer screenings are also offered to patients. This event has earned the AAMS praise and awards from multiple community organizations and politicians.
AAMS Scholarship Program
The Armenian American Medical Society strongly believes in investing in our future healthcare professionals, who will play an important role in improving the health and wellbeing of our community. Each year, the Armenian American Medical Society awards scholarships to qualified Armenian students enrolled in various healthcare education programs in the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and allied health.
AAMS Mentorship Program
The Armenian American Medical Society members take an active role in mentoring Armenian medical students and residents. The Armenian American Medical Society mentorship program gives young Armenian medical students, residents and fellows access to a broad spectrum of Armenian physicians and healthcare practitioners who provide valuable guidance and advice throughout their training and as they choose their medical specialty.
As a member of the AAMS, you have the opportunity to give back to your community in a variety of ways. Our members contributed to our homeland – building rural clinics, providing free care to children with diabetes and epilepsy, helping to modernized medical services, and so much more, through life-saving outreach projects.
Iren Yaymadjian, PsyD, LMFT and Anita Avedian, LMFT
Mike Mkhitar Moradian, PhD
Mike Mkhitar Moradian, PhD
Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, FACS & Peter N. Bretan, Jr., MD
Vic Abajian, J.D., LL.M. & Gerard V. Kassabian, J.D., LL.M
Presented by: Nancy P. Doumanian, Esq. & Michael W. M. Manoukian, Esq.
Presented by: Evgeni V. Sokurenko, MD, PhD & Wayne W. Grody, MD, PhD
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Key Legal Issues to Consider for Yourself, Your Staff and Your Practice & PPP Loan Guidelines
Presented by: Ara Babaian, Esq. & Sev Araradian
Presented by: Kevin Galsyan, MD, FACOG
Virtual Town Hall Webinar with US Congressman Adam Schiff: Congressional Perspective on the Pandemic – April 23, 2020
Presented by: AAMS & Adam Schiff (CA-28)
Presented By: Evelyn Baghdasraian Barkhoudarian, MD, FAAP and Alice Abrahamian, MD, FAAP
Presented By: Douglas C. Nies, PhD & Vahe Akopian, MD
Presented by: Edward Kaftarian, MD
Presented by: Kristine Oganian, RN
Presented by: Rami G. Apelian, MD, MPH
Presented by: Arthur Baghdanian, MD & Armonde Baghdanian, MD