APPNA is a charitable organization dedicated to fostering scientific development and education in the field of medicine and to delivering better health care, irrespective of race, color, creed, or gender.
APPNA saves lives and relieves suffering through its participation in medical relief and other charitable activities at home and abroad. Established in 1976, APPNA is one of the largest ethnic medical societies in North America representing more than 15,000 physicians and health care professionals of Pakistani descent serving across the United States and Canada. APPNA with its chapters and alumni networks is the front leader of Pakistani Diaspora.
For over a half century, Pakistani-American physicians are performing their sacred duty in places from small towns to large metropolitans and from the armed forces to the underserved areas. APPNA physicians have actively participated in the relief activities in the aftermath of tragic 9/11, Katrina, Tsunami, 2005 Pakistan Earthquake, and other natural and manmade disasters around the world.
APPNA is a not-for-profit organization registered in the State of Illinois, and designated as a tax exempt charity under the section 501 (c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code.