Your membership has several benefits

We are the world’s largest and effective grouping of physicians of Nigerian heritage With over 700+ members across the United States, we offer unique experiences and opportunities for members to grow professionally while helping transform health outcomes for millions

Whether you are an experienced physician, or a new resident, now is a great time to join ANPA. we offer 3 reasons to join us:

Medical Missions/Volunteerism

Our Medical Missions offer us the opportunity to provide free healthcare to the medically indigent, in rural parts of Nigeria, Africa, the Caribbean, and other needy regions of the world.

Improve Nigerian Healthcare

To seek collaborative research opportunities in the international medical community and contribute to improved health care in Nigeria, the Americas and worldwide.

Professional Development

To identify and stimulate interest in all matters affecting the health of Nigerians and provide the forum for debating evolving health issues in search for solutions.

Leadership Opportunities

We meet with African leaders and officials in charge of Health Care, such as the President of Nigeria, the Minister of Health and other senior government officials.

Practice Referrals

We publish a directory and maintain a database of Nigerian physicians in the US, Canada and the Caribbean with the specialty and location of their practices.

Family Engagement

We address current issues of healthcare in Africa including, but not limited to, HIV, women & children’s health, environmental health, and training of physicians

IMG Mentorship

ANPA’s Annual Conventions and local chapter activities provide forums to share our experiences and pool our expertise.

Networking

Connect with over 4,000 Nigerian born or trained physicians in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean,

CME

To foster personal and professional growth of its members through continuing education opportunities.

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Why Join ANPA?

Why Join the most interesting Association of Doctors?

ANPA member benefits include continuing education credits, leadership and/or committee involvement opportunities, annual meeting discounts, and options to serve and/or support medical missions.

ANPA is a major promoter of interdisciplinary health care collaboration in the Nigerian healthcare arena as well as their professional mediation with healthcare professionals promoting process improvement for quality care of the patient.

  • 2021
  • Donated over $12,000 for COVID-19 testing during our ANPA Week Me to Everyone
  • 2020
  • Donated over $55,000 for Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) to distribute to healthcare workers in Nigeria during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Increase dissemination of knowledge by offering Continuing Medical Education during our annual Scientific Conferences with CME awards.

We support women and child programs in Nigeria through Charitable givings from ANPA Women Hat and Tea Forum, some of which are:

  • 2018
  • Jesu Marie Empowerment Foundation Delta State. Nigeria AND Nwachi Orphanage, Lugbe, FCT, Abuja. Nigeria
  • 2017
  • Mirabel Rape and Crisis Center, Lagos, Lagos State. Nigeria
  • Increase dissemination of knowledge by offering Continuing Medical Education during our annual Scientific Conferences with CME awards.
  • 2016
  • Child Nutrition and Safe water project – Red Cross Orphanage and Motherless Babies Home, Enugu, Enugu State. Nigeria.
  • ANPA participates in the improvement of University Education in Nigeria via Nigerian Medical Alumni Support, education and participation in Research projects.
  • ANPA is a designated CPD provider in Nigeria to help the training and development of the Nigerian Healthcare provider. Continually collaborates with The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).

ANPA Robust Medical/Surgical Missions now captured in ANPA Week:

  • 2021
  • Donated over $12,000 for COVID-19 testing during our ANPA Week Me to Everyone
  • 2019
  • Government Secondary School & Tungwa Kwasaou – TX Primary & Secondary School & National Hospital (Abuja)
  • 2018
  • Enugu General Hosp and Regina Caeli Hospital, Awka. Anambra State in collaboration with Dan Nwankwo foundation.
  • 2017
  • Mirabel Rape and Crisis Center, Lagos, Lagos State. Nigeria
  • 2016
  • Faith Alive, Jos, Plateau State. Nigeria
  • 2014
  • Donated personal protection equipment worth over $80,000 to Nigeria to aid in EVD prevention efforts.
  • 2013
  • Negotiated a licensing waiver for Nigerian physicians who trained in Nigeria and abroad to obtain their licenses and promote their ability to take their expertise back to the country and practice.
  • 2012
  • Reviewed and revised Nigeria’s medical school curriculum to ensure education is comparable to that in other parts of the world.
  • 2010
  • Raised over $35,000 for Haitian support after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.