American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin MSRF
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Distinguished MSRF Award: 

This award is given to a medical student, resident or fellow (In that position till June 30 of the award year) who has distinguished him/herself in their work place and has done outstanding work with organized medicine.


Requirements for nomination:

  1. Has been a member of AAPI for at least 2 years and is a current member.
  2. A letter of nomination (Can be Self) from a current member of MSRF.
  3. One letter from the institution where the individual is a student or trainee (Student dean or a special program director where the student is involved, for example a student run health clinic. For trainees (Residents, fellows) a letter from the residency or fellowship director or a hospital official if the trainee is an officer of the resident group. A letter from a research mentor or someone who can attest to the individual’s excellence will also suffice.
  4. One letter from an organization to attest to the individuals work with organized medicine. Examples are AMA, state and county medical societies, AMSA, AMSA chapters in medical schools, Medical school and hospital student and house staff organizations, non- profit organizations, AAPI MSRF section current officer (other than nomination letter). Letter can be from other health and social service related organizations and not limited to those mentioned above.
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