The Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA), founded in 1995, is the nation's largest organization representing Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) medical students. APAMSA is a student-governed and national organization that promotes awareness and advocacy of issues affecting the APIA community. They have over 4,500 active medical students, pre-medical students, interns, medical residents, and practicing physicians. APAMSA hosts an annual National Conference and a Hepatitis B Conference in the fall. The 2019 National Conference was hosted at New York University on October 4-6. Currently, APAMSA has local chapters at 90 different medical schools and college campuses (prehealth) in the United States.