American University of Antigua (AUA) was praised by Dr. Sunil Mehra, the President of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin – Queens/Long Island (AAPI-QLI), at the annual AAPI-QLI convention on December 1, 2012.

During his speech, Dr. Mehra mentioned AUA as an institution AAPI members should support in any way possible, including adding more clinical affiliations for AUA’s Clinical Sciences students. He also wanted to cement the AAPI/AUA relationship by having AAPI members visit AUA’s campus in Antigua.

Over 300 physicians attended the convention. Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Prabhu Dayal, Congressman Steve Israel, and Dr. Krishan Kumar were some of the distinguished attendees honored at the event. Congressman Israel expressed interest in AUA’s MD program.