Select Your Association To APPNA

Active Members: 
Active membership in APPNA shall be open to anyone who has graduated from a recognized medical, osteopathic or dental school in Pakistan or anyone of Pakistani descent who has graduated from a recognized medical, dental, or osteopathic school anywhere in the world. To be eligible for active membership in the Association or in any of its component societies,a physician must hold an un-revoked license in North America, and/or be involved in a medical practice, academics, medical research or management in any field of health care in North America .Active members shall be either annual dues-paying members and residing in North America or Lifetime members. Active members have voting privileges and can hold the office. 

Physicians-in-Training Members: 
No annual dues.Physicians-in-Training are required to provide written proof (a signed letter (no offer letters) or current signed contract letter--Need to show you are currently in a residency program) of being in an approved training program in North America. They have no right to vote or holding office in the Association. However, they may become a voting member by paying annual dues. 

Emeritus Members: 
Retired physicians may apply for emeritus membership. It is a dues-exempt membership with no rights of voting or running for an office. They may, however, be appointed as members of committees or task forces, etc. 

Honorary Members: 
The Association may elect as an honorary member any person distinguished for services or attainments in medicine or the allied sciences, or who has rendered other services of unusual value to the Association or humanity. It is a dues-exempt membership with no rights of voting or running for an office. They may, however, be appointed as members of committees or task forces, etc. 

Associate Members: 
The Association may elect to give associate membership to persons engaged in human sciences and health care related services other than medicine. Associate members may serve on committees or task forces of the Association and participate in all of its activities. They shall not have the right to vote or hold any office in the Association. The dues for the associate members shall be equal to twenty percent (20%) of the annual dues.To be approved for Associate membership please include on letterhead, from organization work or volunteer for, how you are engaged in human sciences and health care related services other than medicine. 

Student Members: 
Any student of Pakistani descent currently enrolled in a medical or osteopathic college in North America may be admitted to the Association. They will be exempt from paying annual dues. Candidates for election to Student membership shall provide written proof (letter with current date from admissions office or advisor stating currently active student) of currently being in an approved institution in North America. They will have no right to vote or hold an office in the Association. 

Affiliate Membership: 
Physicians who are not of Pakistani descent and reside in North America may apply for affiliate membership. They shall pay 50% of the annual dues, shall have no vote, and shall hold no office. They may, however, be appointed as members of committees or task forces

Step 1: Select Membership Type

Please note: All membership types except Lifetime expire on December 31st, regardless of when you became a member.
Please call APPNA Central (630-968-8585 ext 106) if you think you might already have a membership profile. This is especially so if you are one of our voting members.