Indian American Medical Association of Illinois

2645 W. Peterson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60659
Phone: (773) 275 8630

Why join IAMA?

  • Our strength is in being together.
  • IAMA is an association of members who come together and network with professional colleagues in the academic and social environment.
  • IAMA Charitable Foundation (IAMA-CF) is IAMA’s Flagship. It runs a free clinic committed to providing basic primary health care, preventive care, and public health education with dignity and respect. These services are provided without regard to nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender or race of the patients. Devoted Physicians offer their time free of charge to take care of patients. The Clinic is open on Saturdays and Sundays and Wednesdays. It provides services to over 4000 patients a year.
  • IAMA network may help to create a large referral base to physicians’ practices.
  • The IAMA Newsletter a biannual publication keeps our readers informed as to association activities, and issues of concern to our membership.
  • Members enjoy semiannual and annual gala meetings.
  • Yearly Golden Stethoscope Award is given to deserving medical students, residents, and fellows of Indian origin.
  • Monthly Educational and CME meetings and activities.
  • A completely renovated website offers information about IAMA including events, educational meetings, and annual meetings. There is also a space for advertising and job postings
  • If you are at a stage that you wish to give back to your community and the country, IAMA may provide an organized platform to make things easier for you.
  • Politically inspired physicians have a chance show their leadership talent as well as the commitment to the organization and its goals.
  • Young physicians can look for information, guidance and support from senior members during their transitions from medical student, to residency, to fellowship and into establishing a new private or academic practice to better equip themselves for future challenges.
  • Members may be able to benefit from educational seminars on practice development, electronic medical record, and financial planning.
  • In addition, IAMA as an official Chapter works closely with AAPI to continue to support its members and make a positive impact on healthcare in the United States and in India.
  • IAMA supports Advocacy Platform issues: 1) Increase medical school, residency and fellowship class sizes to combat anticipated physician shortage. 2) Protect 20/220Pathway and keep medical school affordable. 3)Support IMG Visa Waivers. 4) Protect Medicare and Medicaid Physician Reimbursement 5) Support meaningful liability reform nationwide.
  • Best of all, you will find many like-minded people within IAMA.

How to join IAMA?

  • The membership dues for 2017 are as follows: $500 for Life membership for individual, $750 for physician couple, $250 for senior retired physician, $250 for young physician (Young physician is defined as physician in practice for 5 years since residency or fellowship), No dues for current medical students, residents and fellows. The annual membership dues are $100 per year.
  • Joining is easy. Register yourself at IAMA website, in quick few steps. You can also download the application form and send it to: IAMA, 6853 Kingery Highway, Willowbrook, Illinois 60527