The Association of Physicians of India is a professional body of consultant physicians formed in 1944. It's members are physicians with postgraduate qualifications in different specialties. Currently the membership of the association is 16,500 and it is increasing every year. Obviously this Association is the most elite physician's fraternity in India. This Association conducts various educational and professional activities for it's members throughout the year.
The Association of Physicians of India is a professional body of consultant physicians formed in 1944.
The vision of a few stalwart Physicians of India gave birth to the idea of forming the Association of Physicians of India in 1944 mainly to provide a common forum to the Physicians of India to meet and to share experience and research observations in the field of Medicine.
Names of the Founder Members of The Association of Physicians of India.
- Dr. M.R. Guruswamy, Madras
- Dr. Jivraj N. Mehta, Mumbai
- Col. Amir Chand, Delhi
- Dr. Mangaldas J. Shah, Mumbai
- Dr. M.D.D Gilder, Mumbai
- Dr. George Coelho, Mumbai
- Dr. J.C. Banerjee, Calcutta
- Dr. M.N. De, Calcutta
- Dr. N.D. Patel, Mumbai
The First President of API was Dr. Jivraj N. Mehta from Bombay in the year 1944.