APSARA is an acronym for the Asian Pacific Society of Hospital General Medicine, which was founded by three physicians, Drs. Hayashi, Takahashi, and Yamada to provide Japanese high-quality medical education and hospital general medicine to underpopulated areas in Asian countries.

It's also a place where participants can shape what they want to do. We hope that many of you will join us and help us to live our "dream".

Many young doctors, including medical students, junior and senior residents, have already participated in the activities and have started to run towards the realization of various ideas. In addition to physicians, we also invite co-medicals and IT experts to participate in our activities to broaden the scope of our activities.

What is needed is not necessarily past achievements or a high level of medical knowledge, but enthusiasm. You can learn and achieve something through APSARA.

APSARA is supported by the enthusiasm of the participants.

OUR Team

Hayashi Yoshifumi 

Representative Board member

After graduation from University of Tokyo in 2005, I completed residency training at Kameda Medical Center. From 2009, I worked at Kitahara International Hospital.
From 2016, I belonged to Sunrise Japan Hospital in  Cambodia as Clinical directer. Now I am working at Kitahara International Hospital as Vice President from 2020. Board certified from Japanese Neurosurgical Society, Society of Japanese Neuroendovascular Therapy and ECFMG certificated.

Hiromizu Takahashi

Executive Board Member

After graduating from Tokai University School of Medicine in 2008, I set my sights on becoming a General physician.

After studying abroad in Ireland and practicing on a remote island in Niijima, in 2018 I established the Younger Section of the Japanese Society of Hospital General Medicine and served as its first representative.

I am currently working as an Infectious Disease Emergency Specialist in the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's Headquarters for the Promotion of New Coronavirus Infection Control.

Yuji Yamada

Executive Board Member

After graduation from Keio university, I completed residency training at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. Then I completed US residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York and obtained American Board of Internal Medicine. Currently works in JADECOM, Tokyo, Japan.

Tomoko Kumakawa

Board Member

After graduation of Saitama Medical University, I achieved my junior residency at Saitama Medical University Hospital.

At present, I have been working in General Internal Medicine in Saitama Medical University Hospital since 2018.

Takehiro Kozuma

Board Member

After graduation from Kagawa University in 2011, I completed residency training at Miyazaki Seikyo Hospital. Then I moved to emergency and critical care center at Kitakyushu General Hospital.
From 2016, I belong to Sunrise Japan Hospital in  Cambodia.

Ko Harada

Board Member

After graduating from Okayama University in 2016, I received my residency training for 2 years at the Okayama University hospital. Currently, I belong to Department of General Medicine in Okayama University and work as an internal medicine doctor. I obtained ECFMG certification in 2017.

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