General Assembly 2022

The AAMS 2022 General assembly is now in the history books. On January 19, 2022, AAMS held its annual assembly via zoom. The assembly ushers in the new year for the AAMS. We are excited by the possibilities it brings for our members and the community. We are pleased to welcome our newly elected executive […]

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AAMS Members Celebrate Togetherness at Soiree Under the Stars

The AAMS held its long overdue member appreciation and networking event, Soiree Under the Stars-A Celebration of Togetherness, on June 17, 2021, at The Roof Lounge, in Los Angeles. The event was the first in-person member appreciation event in more than a year. Attendees made the most of this opportunity to mix and mingle under […]

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A Message from Outgoing AAMS President Kevin Galstyan, MD, FACOG

Over my two-year term as AAMS president, we have experienced unprecedented challenges as an organization and a nation. This includes a pandemic and a 44-day war in our motherland. These challenges reminded us we are stronger, more united, and more determined than we could have imagined. We carried this strength, unity, and determination with us […]

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AAMS Holds Hybrid 17th Annual CME & CDE Las Vegas Getaway

After COVID thwarted the 2020 CME and CDE Conference Las Vegas Getaway, the AAMS created a hybrid event held September 24 – 26, 2021, at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Mindful of COVID protocols, this event was a combination of in-person interaction, all held outdoors, and an online education component. The conference offered 15 CMEs […]

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Vicken Sepilian, MD, FACOG, Honored as ABMDR’s Man of the Year

Vicken Sepilian, MD, FACOG, was honored as the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR) Man of the Year at their 2021 Gala in Glendale, California. Dr. Sepilian was recognized at the event, held on August 22, 2021, for his work as a civic leader, educator, and philanthropist; and his unwavering support of the work of […]

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Pop-Up Health Fairs Offer Public Free Vaccinations, Health Screenings, and More

The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) partnered with the City of Glendale, County of Los Angeles Public Health, and Veritas Vaccines to hold pop-up health fairs at the Glendale Galleria. The first health fair was held on Wednesday, August 25, and the second on October 7, 2021. These mini-health fairs continued to pop-up until the […]

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An Evening of Mentorship and Career Development

The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) held a mentorship event at Eden on Brand on December 19, 2021. More than 30 students and medical residents enrolled in various healthcare education programs (i.e., medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, and other allied health) interacted with a broad spectrum of licensed healthcare professionals. These professionals provide valuable guidance and […]

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AAMS Breath of Life Event Helps Fund Armenia’s New Oxygen Generating System

Nothing magnified the limitations of Armenia’s aging oxygen generating system more than the pandemic. As the number of COVID cases surged, so did the need for supplemental oxygen, which was essential to keep patients alive. The country’s obsolete oxygen-generating equipment was in a near-constant state of disrepair as it struggled to keep up with the […]

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Welcome our Newest AAMS Members!

The AAMS wants to extend a warm welcome to our newest members, who joined in 2021!              

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AAMS 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Claire Bogosian is currently a Master of Translational Medicine student at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco. She recently graduated from UC Berkeley, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering and minor in Armenian Studies. She spent this past summer volunteering in Gyumri through Birthright Armenia and worked on an ambulance service while honing her […]

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