Countdown To ANPA @ 25

I recall the invitation to the ANPA inaugural meeting in the summer of 1995 at Anaheim California. Flying from the East to the West coast to attend the meeting is a reflection on the thirst there was for finding a platform for us to give back to improve the deteriorating healthcare system we have left […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

As I was happily immersed in reading accounts of ANPA’s 25 Years so far written by Founders, Past Presidents, Officials, and Members when my now very adult kids asked if I had any contributions to make. My response was that my Colleagues have covered all aspects. Then they asked me to remind ANPA of all […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

ANPA at 25- Having been present through ANPA growing pains- I pause to write without being repetitious. So I ask what come to mind and these are questions of which I have a few… “What would Umoren and Salako say about ANPA of Today” – That is a teaser you could ask Drs Popoola, Acho […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

Happy Anniversary to ANPA I became active in ANPA after having been made the chairman of the NJ chapter in 2000. Thanks to Dr & Dr. Mrs. Akin Kuyinu who planned the coup of making me, chairman. I supported the concept of the organization and involved myself in the support of the founding members as […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

As I look back at those formative years of ANPA, there were lots of challenges. At that time, systems and processes were in the making. We held frequent evening executive telephone conference calls that went on for hours. I am one of the founding members of ANPA and was appointed as a treasurer at the […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

My first meeting at ANPA southern California chapter, was in 2001 and was very refreshing. I met a diverse group of Nigerian physicians who genuinely liked and enjoy each other’s company and had common love for the home country and a passion for improving the health system in Nigeria and the local, at-risk, communities in […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

It was a bright, sunny, Summer afternoon 25 years ago when my wife and I and our youngest child (now happily married herself and a top Healthcare Executive in her own right) arrived in Southern California in the scenic, beautiful, family-friendly Disneyland for the inaugural Convention and the formal inception of the Association of Nigerian […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

The dawn of ANPA Silver Jubilee Anniversary is upon us in a befitting 25th year of Annual ANPA Convention and Scientific Assembly in the Monumental Opulence of the Federal Capital Territory, Washington, D.C. ANPA Founders, Leaders and Members should be proud of an Elegant Legacy that echoes an unprecedented gathering of highly skilled professionals and […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

Happy 25th Anniversary, ANPA. How time passes. It was twenty-five years ago when several friends and families, including many Nigerian physicians, gathered for a soiree at my residence in Rolling Hills, California. Dr. Acho Emeruwa spoke that evening of his vision of forming a network of Nigerian doctors in the U.S. He and Dr. Yinka […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

The evolution of ANPA continues in a positive direction from its modest beginnings 25 years ago. The strategies to achieve our mission and vision have continued to be adapted especially given the challenges in Nigeria. In the US, we have leaders and members at the chapter and national levels who have “leaned in” to actualize […]

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