By joining this dedicated group of over 450 AI/AN physicians, who have far ranging expertise and experience encompassing a variety of medical specialties, to impact many health issues facing AI/AN communities. Becoming an AAIP member can enhance your professional development plus provide national networking opportunities to support future generations of Native health care providers by serving as role models for a variety of AAIP student programs. Many life-long professional relationships and friendships are formed among the AAIP members finding strength in numbers and establishing a support system for fellow members. Over the past 49 years, AAIP has provided many opportunities and services to AI/AN students and its membership. Here are the different membership options for physicians:
A prospective member need only to provide sufficient verification or proof of American Indian or Alaska Native descent to be eligible for full voting membership. AAIP leadership acknowledges the many committed Native physicians who are less than a 1/8th blood quantum and we value their contributions to AI/AN health and to our Association. Please seriously consider re-establishing your membership or if not previously a member please join and support our mission.
The AAIP Mission Statement:
“To pursue excellence in Native American health care by promoting education in the medical disciplines, the balance of mind, body, and spirit.”