Independent Physician Leadership Award ~ 2015
Vicken Sepilian, MD
Past President, Armenian American Medical Society
Dr. Vicken Sepilian is a Reproductive Medicine Specialist and is board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, as well as Obstetrics and Gynecology. He serves as the Medical Director of CHA Fertility Center and has been in private practice in Los Angeles and Glendale since 2006.
Since 2007, Dr. Sepilian has been a member of the executive committee of the Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS), and served as the President from 2009 to 2013. Building on a solid foundation, he led the organization to increase membership, expand its continuing medical education activities, double its scholarship program and triple its fundraising efforts.
In 2008, Dr. Sepilian launched a weekly educational television program featuring various healthcare professionals. Hosted by Dr. Sepilian, this program makes house calls to tens of thousands of households.
Dr. Sepilian along with former Mayor of Glendale, and several other civic leaders founded the Glendale Health Festival. Serving as the Chairman of the organizing committee, Dr. Sepilian worked closely with elected leaders to organize this large-scale event with the aim to improve the health of the community. Today the free health festival continues to provide health exams, screening tests, vaccinations and consultations with healthcare professionals.