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About Us

SoCal Persian American Medical Association is an IRS 501(c) approved non-profit physician membership organization. We are composed of healthcare professionals of Persian/ American heritage, who are interested in Persian culture, and live and work in Southern California. We are led by a Board of Directors composed of seven volunteer members and are a Non-Political and Non-Religious organization. Potential members and leaders are always welcome.

Our Mission Statement


We offer unique opportunities for medical professionals to socialize, network and exchange ideas with peers in a friendly, unbiased environment. Our mission is to cultivate a cohesive community while providing members with the knowledge and connections they need to succeed in the changing health industry landscape.

Our Core Goals


  • Preserve and strengthen the Iranian culture while creating friendships through social activities


  • Continuously advance our knowledge through scholarly exchange


  • Create a network of medical professionals in Southern California

Continuing Medical Education


Educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance.

  • CME required for Medical License validation.

  • We encourage and support our members to stay up to dated with skills and knowledge to improve patient care.  

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In 2015 the association filed

as a non profit with the US

Department of Treasury. 



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In March 2016, SoCal Persian American Medical Association and our President, Dr. Bahman Bandari, were awarded the Certificate of Congressional Recognition for its outstanding leadership and contribution to the medical community with sincere appreciation of it's commitment to patients and families.

Certicate of Congressional Recognition
Certificate of Congressional Recognition
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