AMSA India
  • New Delhi, India

 

Below are some frequently asked questions and answers about AMSA India. If you need specific help or

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FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)

AMSA is a student-led, non-profit and non-political organisation, founded in 1985 in Philippines. With the triune motto: Knowledge, Action, and Friendship, it provides a platform for medical students to communicate at national and international levels, and gives them an opportunity to exhibit their abilities and skills, and explore their potential.

AMSA India, one of the chapters of AMSA, represents the interests of Indian medical students in all spheres of our society and provides a platform to participate in national and international conferences, academic events and philanthropic work.
Any undergraduate medical student studying in any medical college in India.
The membership fee is Rs 750 and the membership lasts a lifetime. The payment can be made through paytm or net banking. After successful payment, you will be given your permanent membership ID.
a) Participation in national and international conferences: AMSC, EAMSC and JWC.

b) Regular health camps for underprivileged children, in association with CRY (Child Rights and You), health awareness and blood donation drives.

c) Apart from the above, literary competitions and quizzes are held regularly online, for which the winners are awarded as well.
The East Asian Medical Students Conference (EAMSC) and Asian Medical Students Conference (AMSC) are held bi-annually in January/February and July/August at one of the chapter countries of AMSA. The delagates can participate in academic competitions such as Scientific Paper Presentation, Scientific Poster Presentation and, White Paper and Video Making. Apart from that, these conferences provide one with cultural exposure by way of the cultural workshop and the opportunity to explore new country.
AMSA India conducts free health check up camps for underprivileged children residing in jhuggis and colonies in different parts of Delhi, in partnership with CRY (Child rights and you), a non-profit group. Our volunteers includes doctors and medical students who evaluate the general well being of the children and refer them to appropriate centre for further evaluation. They also discuss healthy hygiene practices with them and counsel regarding any emotional disturbance faced at home affecting their mental health.
College heads represent their respective colleges for the stipulated period of time (ie a tenure of 4 months). They have to formulate and conduct activities online and offline in their colleges, while also spreading awareness about AMSA.
The selection is done on the basis of CV and interviews and the heads are given a certificate highlighting their work, at the end of the their tenure.
JWC 2019 or Junior World Congress is the first ever International Undergraduate Medical Conference by Christian Medical College, Ludhiana in association with AMSA India.
JWC 2019 will be a platform for all Medical Undergraduate (national and international) students to showcase their research, learn from credited workshops and witness keynote lectures by reputed doctors of national and international fame.