Welcome to the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin - Sleep Medicine (AAPIOS). AAPIOS is a non profit organization and a sub chapter of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. Formed under the able leadership of our chairman of the board, Dr Narendra Kumar, past president of the national AAPI.  The organization had its inaugural meeting at the Sleep Convention at Minneapolis, MN held in June of 2011 and had many successful annual dinner meetings alongside the APSS sleep meeting since it's inception. 

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Dear AAPIOS Members / Sleep Physicians,                       April 4th, 2015

Subject : Annual AAPIOS Dinner Meeting on Sunday June 7th in Seattle (Complimentary)

We are delighted to inform you about our 5th Annual Dinner Meeting on Sunday, June 7th, 2015 in Seattle alongside the APSS / AASM Annual Sleep Conference.

Please save the date and plan to attend with your friends and family. Try to spread the word and encourage other colleagues also to attend. This year we are planning some exciting program and details will follow. The past 4 annual dinner meetings of AAPIOS have generated a lot of enthusiasm and positive energy which we hope to continue.

We are recognizing two outstanding individuals who have made tremendous contributions to field of Sleep Medicine in USA and in India the names of which will be announced soon.

We are also inviting scientific papers for AAPIOS Award-2015 from Sleep Medicine Fellows in training and top two winners will be recognized with certificate and cash award.  Last date for sending the papers will be May 20.

Thanks to the generous support of our lead sponsor, Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, we are pleased to inform you that this year's dinner meeting is complimentary to sleep medicine physician attendees!


·         Topic: An exciting interactive session on the business of Sleep Medicine by Dr. Bart Sangal, MD, a leading sleep physician and director of Clinical Neurophysiology Services, Sterling Heights, MI.

·         Presentation of Research, Academic Excellency &  Life Time Achievement Awards

·         Networking opportunities to learn from other sleep medicine physicians

·         Gala and Indian Music - dance to exciting Bollywood tunes

If you are looking to improve your strategies for treating or researching sleep disorders or if you want to learn new methods for patient care, and seeking networking opportunities; you must attend!

Our Main Sponsors for the Event are Fisher Paykel Healthcare and Jazz Pharmaceuticals and we thank them for their continued support.


DATE:  SUNDAY, JUNE 7th, 2015

TIME :  6 PM- 10 PM

Hope to see you all with friends and family during the event in Seattle.

RSVP by email to the President or Secretary will be greatly appreciated.


Anuj Chandra, MD                                      Saras Muppana, MD

President                                                    Secretary  


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Pictures from 4th Annual Dinner Meeting in Minneapolis, MN