Jefferson APAMSA (Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association)

Membership Eligibility: All members of the Jefferson Community

Membership Dues or Fees: None


The Asian Pacific Medical Student Association (APAMSA) is a national organization that unites medical students interested in the health issues that affect Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. The Jefferson chapter strives to promote the well-being of Asian communities through direct service locally and nationally. Ongoing projects include APAMSA’s Hepatitis B Initiative at Jefferson, a lunchtime seminar series and variety of health screening events for Philadelphia’s Asian population. Activities have also included notable invited speakers; dim-sum; trips to the APAMSA National Conference in Las Vegas, NV and Hepatitis B/C Conference in Boston, MA; a Lunar Chinese New Year Celebration; participation in the “Expressions of Asia” program, and hosting the APAMSA Region III Conference here in Philadelphia, PA.


Organization Email:

Student Organization Advisor: Hie-Won Hann, MD, Director, Liver Disease Prevention Center at Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
132 South 10th Street, Suite 480 | 215-955-8900