Educational Institutions

Association of American Indian Physicians, Inc.

  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • http://www.aaip.org

Mission Statement

To pursue excellence in Native American health care by promoting education in the medical disciplines, honoring traditional healing principles and restoring the balance of mind, body, and spirit.

Service Areas

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National

Membership in the organization are from all United States and Canada

ruling year

1973

Principal Officer since 1987

Self-reported

Margaret Knight

Keywords

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Membership organization, United States, Canada

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EIN

23-7296826

Also Known As

AAIP

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Community Health Systems (E21)

Specifically Named Diseases (G80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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AAIP is a non-profit, educational, scientific, and charitable corporation based in Oklahoma City, OK.  Founded in 1971 by 14 American Indian physicians, AAIP was initially established to support the health efforts of Indian people and to increase Indian representation in the health professions. Consisting of over 365 licensed physicians, AAIP members have a unique cross cultural perspective to assist in developing culturally appropriate strategies and services in dealing with the Native American Communities including tribes and the Indian Health Service.

Programs

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Program 1

AAIP conducts several conferences focusing upon health issues affecting Native Americans including an Annual Meeting & Conference, Annual Mid-Year Conference, Cross-Cultural Medicine Conference, and Community Health Conference. Other Programs include the Health Careers Opportunity Program designed to increase the recruitment and retention of American Indian students in the health professions, Pre-Admission workshops to assist students in preparing for the application process for health professional school, national Native American Youth Initiative designed to motivate youth to remain in the academic pipeline and pursue careers in health professions/research, and the Indian Health Network web site to provide information on Indian health issues.

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Service Areas

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National

Membership in the organization are from all United States and Canada

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Financials

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ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN INDIAN PHYSICIANS INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Association of American Indian Physicians, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Margaret Knight

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Donna Galbreath MD

Southcentral Foundation

Term: Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

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