The Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, GAPIO, has named members of the organization deserving honors for their achievements in 2021.

In order to recognize the achievements and contribution of GAPIO members to healthcare, academics, research, innovation and community locally or internationally across the globe, Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO) has started circulation of a Monthly Honors’ list beginning from the month of July 2021, the organization said in a press release, Dec. 29, 2021.

The monthly honors list covers the achievements of GAPIO members under the following categories:

  1. Any kind of Awards won at National and International level
  2. Academic honors such as appointment as an Examiner/ Guide for PhD, MCh and DM candidates/ Fellows etc.
  3. Fellowships conferred
  4. Exceptional clinical achievements such as the first in the region/ state/ country
  5. Elected position to professional bodies (Medical associations/ Doctors’ associations/ Specialty associations)
  6. Paper publications in indexed peer reviewed journal
  7. Book/s published/ edited
  8. Chapter/s contributed to books
  9. Community service camps organized
  10. Any charitable activity
  11. Any unique procedure/ Innovation in surgery/ Diagnostics / Radiology and Radiation therapy or in any medical or surgical specialty
  12. Clinical honors such as appointment as an Advisor to the prestigious organizations / Governments

The current Honors’ list includes the achievements of GAPIO members from the previous two calendar months. It includes New Jersey-based Padma Shri recipient Dr. Sudhir Parikh, chairman of Parikh Worldwide Media which publishes Desi Talk and News India Times.