Visit AAMS’ dedicated page for information on the coronavirus pandemic, including the latest resources for our members and the community.

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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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Colon and Other GI Cancer Screening

AAMS COVID-19 CME/CDE Expert Series Webinar
Followed by Q and A – Open to All

Please join us for these educational and dynamic exchanges of the latest information and hands-on knowledge by experts from the frontlines of the fight against this global pandemic.

AAMS’s mission is to promote excellence in healthcare and to cultivate professional development through service and education to its members and their communities in the Diaspora and the homelands.

By clicking on the link below:

No registration required to participate in this educational activity.

Questions are welcomed prior to the webinar at
Colon and Other GI Cancer Screening

Monday, September 14, 2020 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time


Compassion Fatigue, Burnout in Healthcare & Domestic Hardships in the Era of COVID

Presented By:
Iren Yaymadjian, PsyD, LMFT and Anita Avedian, LMFT


Tax & Estate Planning Implications of COVID-19

Presented by:
Vic Abajian, J.D., LL.M. & Gerard V. Kassabian, J.D., LL.M


Working Together – The New Workplace After COVID-19

Presented by: Nancy P. Doumanian, Esq. & Michael W. M. Manoukian, Esq.



Presented by: Sherwin R. Hariri, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI


Hypercoagulability in the COVID-19 Patient

Presented by: Sarmen Sarkissian, MD


Psychological Aspects of Pandemics

Presented By: Charles Pilavian, PsyD



Presented by: Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACP, FTOS, DABOM


Anxiety in the Time of a Pandemic

Presented by: Lara G. Shirikjian, DO


COVID-19 and Heart Disease

Presented by: Harry Balian, MD, FACC, FSCAI


COVID-19: Guidance for Surgical and Obstetrical Patients

Presented by: Kevin Galsyan, MD, FACOG


Essentials of Pediatric Care in the Era of COVID-19

Presented By: Evelyn Baghdasraian Barkhoudarian, MD, FAAP and Alice Abrahamian, MD, FAAP


Surgery in the Time of COVID-19

Presented by: Rafi Avitsian, MD, FASA & Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, FAANS


COVID-19: The Radiology Perspective CME/CDE Webinar

Presented by: Arthur Baghdanian, MD & Armonde Baghdanian, MD



Presented by: George Melikian, MD, MPH, &  Tsoline K. Kojaoghlanian, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist


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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.

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Community Resources

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.


Member Directory

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.

Find an AAMS Healthcare Provider

Professional Development

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.

Discover your educational 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.

Celebrate your health

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.

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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.

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Outreach Projects

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.

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Put your health in your hands. Find the top Armenian medical professionals in your area with our new AAMS iPhone and Android directory app.