American Tamil Medical Association

அமெரிக்க தமிழ் மருத்துவ சங்கம்

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American Tamil Medical Association

ATMA is as an organization formed to promote charitable work through their foundation (ATMA-CF) nationally and internationally

Established by a group of ten Tamil physicians on January, 2005

Our Vision

ATMA is as an organization formed to promote charitable work through their foundation (ATMA-CF) nationally and internationally.

ATMA will support its members who are in various academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, and community hospitals; in their careers, clinical practices and research. They foster teaching/mentoring of medical students and residents of Tamil origin

ATMA is committed to forging collaborative alliances with other organizations in efforts that support our mission.

Our Mission

To bring together all American Tamil physicians and allied healthcare professionals

Provide a forum for ATMA members to enrich their cultural, social, and educational values

Help the members through Continuing Medical Education (CME) to maintain their high level of medical knowledge

Provide our expertise and altruistic help to the needy in the USA and abroad during peaceful and disaster times through its charitable foundation

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ATMA is as an organization formed to promote charitable work through their foundation (ATMA-CF) nationally and internationally.

ATMA is committed to forging collaborative alliances with other organizations in efforts that support our mission.

Our services

Charitable Activities

To bring together all American Tamil Physicians and allied healthcare professionals.

Annual Convention

To bring together all American Tamil Physicians and allied healthcare professionals.

Covid19 Tamil Task Force activities -2021

  •  Webinars
  • 24 hours helpline – 500 tickets help – from medical consult to bed finding etc
  • Oxygen concentrators – 6 hospitals
  • Donation to ESI kovai ( on the way)
    Participated in Help TN breathe
  • Donation to KMC project
  • Donation  – bed for peripheral hosp Chennai
  • Donation – vehicle for food and other supply for covid related charity
    1 tonne of PPE procured and sent to India..
In the Month of May, Several organisations in the USA including ATMA,  raised about ONE MILLION DOLLARS through the campaign ‘Help Tamilnadu Breathe’ in order to fight the new wave of Covid in Tamilnadu. TNF helped to procure 360 oxygen concentrators worth $450,000 (INR Three crore twenty-four lakhs), a 20-bed modular oxygen generator system worth $45,000 (INR 32 lakhs), and PPE’s pulse oximeters and other medical supplies worth $24,000 (18 lakh rupees).  The medical supplies and equipment were sent to Chengalpet Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi Government Medical College & Hospital Tiruchirapalli, Kilpauk Medical College Chennai, Thiruvarur Government Hospital,  Coimbatore Government ESI Hospital, and Tambaram Government Hospital.
We thank all the donors for coming out in full support of this fund raising campaign in a short time

American Tamil Medical Association in collaboration with Tamil Nadu foundation,FETNA ,IIT Madras Alumni,ATEA has raised money to supply oxygen concentrators ,CPAP masks etc to Tamil Nadu Government Designated Covid Care Centers and hospitals

ATMA has donated 100 vials of Amphotericin B lipid emulsion and 1000 tablets of Posaconazole to Thanjavur Medical College. 
Tamil Nadu’s Health Secretary Dr.J.Radhakrishnan and
Tamil Nadu’s health minister Mr.Ma Subramanian were present in Thanjavur Medical College when the medications arrived at Thanjavur Medical College.
The Dean of Thanjavur Medical College was very thankful. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Dr.J.Radhakrishnan was delighted by the timely help ATMA had provided. The Tamil Nadu health minister Mr.Ma Subramanian also was very impressed by American Tamil Medical Association’s quick response.
Dean of Coimbatore Medical College Dr.Nirmala and ENT Surgeon and HOD Dr.Ali Sulthan received 1000 tablets of Posaconazole donated by ATMA

ENT HOD , Madurai Medical College hospital thanking ATMA for donating medicine for treatment of mucormycosis caused by COVID19

MaduraiMC

An appeal to help the Poor  Patients suffering from Mucormycosis

https://gofund.me/8b75692d

President Message​

My dear ATMA members,
It is a privilege and great honor to be the President of American Tamil medical Association.
During my term, my goals are to :
Recruit more members
Increase the participation of the members in the ATMA activities
To increase charitable contribution
To promote emergency medicine in Tamil Nadu.
To facilitate starting post graduate training in Emergency medicine in government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Once again, I would like to thank the board, senior leaders and all the members of ATMA for giving me this opportunity to serve as the President of ATMA.

Sincerely,
Arunachalam Einstein, MD, FACEP

AtmaUSApresident@gmail.com

Contact Us

207 Benedict Rd, Staten Island, NY 10304, USA